Unlike many other traditional societies, Egyptian women enjoy full equality with men, although they have some different cultural roles. They have the same financial rights and professional respect accorded to them and are vastly influential in the home and the workplace. In
  Here is a List of all addresses for all Airlines Operating in Egypt   Airlines Address AEROFLOT Bustan Center, Downtown, Cairo, Tel.: 3900429 – 3937409 Fax: 3900407, Airport Tel.: 2914602 AIR ALGERIE 13, Kasr El Nil St., Downtown, Cairo, Tel.: 5740688
The city of Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 333 B.C .and has a unique history quite different from many other cities in Egypt. When this famous Macedonian (the Greek state, not the former Yugoslav country) was en
Ancient Egyptians have helped a lot in providing a great deal of knowledge and evidence about ancient medicine to modern historians. This knowledge has been discovered on the many papyrus scrolls which have been found in archeological excavations in Egypt. In ancient Egypt illnesses were
            Ancient Egyptians loved music and dance. In fact, mnany men and women chose music and dance as a career and became professionals. Leisure hours in Egypt were filled with singing and dancing. Dance was performed
Food eaten by people in ancient Egypt had similarities between not just Africa but west Asia as well. Egyptians got most of their calories from wheat, barley, and olive oil. The Egyptian food chart comprised lots of different foods and believed in eating
Various games were popular in ancient Egypt. They were diverse and took a number of forms. Games were for all, some favored by adults, others by children and some by all ages. Games of all kinds of indoor games, outdoor sports,
For Egyptians looking beautiful and having a fresh and young appearance mattered a lot. They loved to look younger than their age. For this reason, ancient Egyptians used various formulae to prolong a beautiful and youthful appearance. Egyptians used various cosmetics and
Many gods were worshiped devoutly throughout ancient Egypt. Ancient Egyptians Gods were a multitude of gods, where each associated with some specific element or quality. Below are 30 of the most famous Gods of Egypt in no particular order.   Amun: The King of
Music was an important part of the life of the people in ancient Egypt and musicians during this time were offered a number of prominent positions in society. Music was very central to the way of life, which can be easily
Temples were very important in ancient Egypt and people believed that these were places where gods and goddesses lived. Every god or goddess had a different temple where he or she was worshipped by the priests of the temple and
During ancient times Egyptians lived in houses made from mud bricks. The annual floods brought a lot of mud which made the construction process easier. Brick makers molded mud into square shapes using wooden molds after which these were dried
Aswan is the third biggest town in Egypt today and the biggest one in upper Egypt. It is situated at the foot of the Nile Valley to the North end of Lake Nasser. In recent times Aswan has become a major mining area
  In Encyclopaedia Britannica, a synagogue is described as “A prayer place for the Jews.”  In old Greek, it means: “The usual place where the Jews assemble to receive religious teachings and to worship.” Some of these Temples were built close to
  Time To Visit Egypt   For anyone interested in visiting Egypt, know that the best time to come is from October to May. Though this is when most travelers arrive, the temperatures are much more palpable for those unaccustomed
Egypt’s public transport network is well-developed and offers great service. Travelers to Egypt are free to come and go without any restrictions except when needing to have a travel permit for passing through the desert. An efficient rail network links
“This city looks quite different from above than what one sees from below.” The famous Egyptian actor, Adel Emam, said this to describe Cairo. It is quite expressive as the city looks quite different from above, especially from the top
  Introduction   Cairo-based Egypt Air is the flag carrier airline of Egypt. Cairo International Airport is the airline’s central hub and it operates passenger and freight services to many destinations across the globe. Egypt Air flies to more than 75 destinations located
Egypt’s culture and customs are truly cosmopolitan and the perfect fusion of many of the other cultures and traditions here. Here the tradition, introduced by pharaohs is prevalent as well as the tribal culture and traditions, and even the customs
    Most tourists and visitors to Egypt can obtain an entry visa at any ports of entry. All foreigners arriving in Egypt should have a valid passport (with at least 6 months left before expiration) to get your entry
Population:  102,079,636 (July 2011 est.) Country comparison to the world: 15   Age structure: 0-14 years: 32.7% (male 13,725,282/female 13,112,157) 15-64 years: 62.8% (male 26,187,921/female 25,353,947) 65 years and over: 4.5% (male 1,669,313/female 2,031,016) (2011 est.)   Median age: Total:
Egypt is full of many famous restaurants throughout major cities like Cairo and Alexandria and even in smaller towns. There are a splendid amount of choices in big cities and more limited choices in smaller towns, but you will always be
Egypt is the land of the pharaohs with a rich culture stretching from antiquity right up to the present. It has been a popular destination among tourists from all across the globe for centuries – and for good reason. Located
Egypt has witnessed many ups and downs economically in recent years, however even though things looked quite shaky at one time the economy and political situation is turning around in a positive direction. Most experts believe that the future of Egypt now
If you are searching for a travel destination where you can see an altogether different type of art then Egypt is exactly the spot you’ve been looking for. With their magnificent pyramids, unique temples, statues, works of art, stoneware, gems, and more
Egypt is located in a unique geographical location between Asia and Africa. The country is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in the north and Red Sea in the east and enjoys a unique and diverse environment and natural beauty. As a
Egypt’s well-developed rail network is ideal for long journeys in this country. These air-conditioned trains are much more comfortable than buses and taxis. The rail network operates from Cairo to Alexandria, the Delta, and the Canal Zone, along with the
Be Prepared Before You Go:   Before you embark on your Egypt travel plans, read up on the unique culture of the country. Many travelers, who have visited the majority of the world’s countries, find that their “I’ve been everywhere
Generally speaking, traveling to Egypt is safe and Egyptians are very friendly and welcoming people. Locals here help in most cases as much as they can when any tourist needs assistance. Most trips into the deserts at Egypt have checkpoints where
Are you planning a trip to Egypt and looking for some great tips to help make the entire process as smooth as possible? Our travel experts are here to assist you with a variety of travel advice and trip details.
Egypt’s Education System is a combination of three cultural and religious heritages, namely Islamic (traditional) secular Egyptian (Westernized) and British (neo-colonial). The socio-economic status of the people of Egypt is reflected in the education system which is undergirded by a firm
Egyptian Cities, Towns and Governorates   When most people think about towns and cities in Egypt, the main ones that come to mind are the major cities or the ones with popular tourist attractions, but there are more than 200
  Desserts form an important part of any meal in Egypt. It’s often said, “When you are stressed you eat chocolates, ice creams, and sweets, and you know why because stressed spelled backward spells desserts.”    Every country has its
When planning a trip or visiting a place there are various things to consider. In addition to the beauty of the place, the friendliness nd heart of the locals of that place is also very important. An extremely beautiful place
The Egyptian summer is hot and dry in most of the country, and humid in the Delta and along the Mediterranean Coast. In recent years the humidity has spread to Cairo, and the city swelters in August! Winter is mild with
The Egyptian summer is hot and dry in most of the country, and humid in the Delta and along the Mediterranean Coast. In recent years the humidity has spread to Cairo, and the city swelters in August! Winter is mild with
Unlike their ornate clothing and jewelry, ancient Egyptians had a very simple diet and selection of food. Ancient Egyptian cuisines were much simpler than French or other European cuisines. During various ancient Egypt periods, food was not only the means
El-Fishawy Café is one of Cairo’s famous cafes. It is located in the Al-Azhar neighborhood and is considered one of the oldest cafes in Cairo, since its establishment dates back to 1797 AD. The cafe took its fame and luster,
El-Qusseir is a great vacation spot located on the Red Sea. Recently, several different types of hotels have been established where tourists can take part in water sports and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.   Economically, el-Qusseir is an important port for exporting phosphate
Egyptians loved to dress up and wear fancy makeup. They had an amazing collection of cosmetics and used to do make up in the most graceful ways you can imagine. For Egyptians, especially during ancient times, one’s attire and appearance