Apart from asking where I am (ie – you lazy git, so-called blogger – where are the blog posts?) most of the emails I’ve received from readers lately have contained the question – ‘is it safe to come to Egypt?’. Well in a word…..depends.
It is summer. The heat is on, again. The exodus is kicking in, both foreigners and Egyptians are heading for the airport on a promise of a cooler, dust free holiday away from the smoke, traffic and congestion. I shall not be going to England for the summer holidays. I shall be staying in Egypt.
I bought my first Blackberry device when most people still associated it with fruit back in 2001. I loved it, but it was limited and expensive to run. Since then I became an advocate of the iphone and swore to never look back. That was when I lived in London. When I arrived in Cairo [...]
Entry Visa to Egypt A lot of this information comes from the expat forums but I can vouch for it as I have checked it against the US and UK embassy information in Cairo and from my own experience getting a tourist, and Extended Residency Visa Most visitors and tourists can get an entry visa [...]