Egypt Festivals and Celebrations

Egypt celebrates many different holidays, both Muslim and Christian, national and secular. Participating in Egyptian holiday traditions and celebrations is one of the most interesting experiences Egypt has to offer, as you get to experience local music, dances, and customs, as well as delicious Egyptian cuisine.


Who are the Egyptian people?

No one leave Egypt without making lots of Egyptian friends. Egyptian people are friendly and caring, they will go out of their way to make sure that you have a good time. Read more to understand why they are like this and delve deeper into the positive traits of the Egyptian people!

The all new capital city of Egypt

Cairo is only expected to remain the capital of Egypt until the end of 2021. The country's president, Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi, decided to build a new capital from scratch, six years ago. This was created from a complete wasteland and the first phase of this project is almost complete.

Passport of Pharaoh Ramesses II the Great

This was the passport of Pharaoh Ramesses II. This is not a joke!

The First Water War in Africa

For millennia, Egyptians were the rulers of the Nile, but these times are now gone forever. On the river, around two thousand miles from Cairo, a gigantic dam is being built, known as the Dam of the Great Rebirth of Ethiopia. For Addis Ababa it is an object of national pride and a chance for civilization development. For Egypt it is an existential threat. The project can no longer be stopped and despite the disagreement, the dam reservoirs begin to fill. Is Africa on the brink of a war of water?

Egypt society - everyday life

Egypt is a special place that once you have visited, will stay in your heart forever and its people will be your friends for life!

MEMENTO MORI - remember to die!

The monument marking the resting place of the deceased is modest and simple, as lavish displays are discouraged in Islam. Graves are sometimes marked only with a simple wreath, if at all. However, it is becoming more common for family members to have small grave monuments.

Egyptian superstitions, beliefs and legends

Regardless of religion or culture, we find superstitions all over the world & people who believe in them in each country. It is no different in Egypt but Egyptian superstitions vary from different parts of the country.

The Pearl of the Mediterranean!

Alexandria is a cosmopolitan city and is known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean”. It has an atmosphere that is as European as it is Middle Eastern.

The colourful, laidback city of Aswan

Aswan is a city of great ancient history, colourful buildings, beautiful islands and warm, hospitable locals. It is a place that you certainly must visit when touring the great country of Egypt. 

The Whirling Dervish

He twists and twirls, spinning on the spot in a trance like state. It’s an art that is learnt at an early age with lots of practice requires. The whirling dervish is a sight to see!

The forbidden dance...

The fascinating way that they move their hips & the layers of chiffon swaying to the beat. Egyptian belly dancers keep you transfixed throughout their act.

Safety Updates on Visiting Egypt During the Hamas-Israel War

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