The Lost Golden City of 3000 years discovered in Luxor Egypt
I want to tell you about a city that has just recently been unearthed in Egypt. This city, dubbed “The Lost Golden City”, is likely the second most important archaeological find in Egypt after the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb of 1922 in Luxor. The leader of this discovery is none other than Egypt’s renowned archaeologist Zahi…Read More
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is now open!
Millions of people tuned in on April 3, 2021 to witness the Golden Pharaohs’ Parade. Twenty-two ancient Egyptian pharaohs and royal mummies moved from the Cairo Museum to their new home in the ancient Islamic capital of Egypt—Al-Fustat. These mummies, along with hundreds of thousands of other artifacts are now on display at the New…Read More
The 22 Royal Mummies Parade in Cairo Egypt
Today is a spectacular day for an Egyptian Royal Mummy parade. Why such a parade? Well, the Egyptian Royal mummies are moving through the streets of Cairo from their current home the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. They are moving to their new home, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) . Paralleling the Nile River…Read More
The New Grand Egyptian Museum (The GEM) Opening soon
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be Opening most likely in 2023, but they have not determined a date yet, however the project is %99 completed. The delay in opening the GEM was due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, and Egypt wants to pick a perfect time as it is probably the most important achievement…Read More
Khan El Khalili Bazaar | Cairo, Egypt | Mingle with real local Egyptians in the region’s oldest Souk dates back to 1382.
If you truly want an Egyptian shopping experience and mingle with real Egyptian locals, you must visit the heart of Cairo at the Khan El Khalili Market and Bazaar. The History of Khan El Khalili Market This souk, begun between 1382 and 1389, houses hundreds of shops filled with souvenirs, trinkets and traditional crafts. Sure,…Read More
Egypt Group Tours vs Private Egypt Tours | The Better way to visit Egypt.
Private Egypt Tours versus Egypt Group Tours; Today I went to a training session. One of the perks for the day came in the form of two words—LUNCH PROVIDED. I was a little excited to see what I was going to eat, and when it arrived, I was indeed mostly pleased. We had boxed lunches. …Read More
Sharm El Sheikh | Egypt | The Best Resort Town in the Red Sea
Looking for travel to a resort area? Head to Sharm El Sheikh. Sharm El Sheikh is the best resort town in Egypt and the Middle East. Located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Sharm is replete with adventure, rural and Egypt ecotourism opportunities. Not only do foreign tourists enjoy Sharm, but it is…Read More
Queen Hatshepsut | The Most Powerful Woman in Ancient Egypt and Deir El Bahari Temple
One of the easiest, modern and funniest ways to pronounce her name is hot-chicken-soup 😊. We will explain who is Queen Hatshepsut (the Most Powerful Woman in Ancient Egypt) and tour her beautiful Mortuary Temple-known as Deir El Bahari Temple- on the west bank of Luxor in Egypt. Hatshepsut’s Path to The throne of Egypt…Read More
American Teachers Making Papyrus at the Egyptian Pyramids
We, a group of American Teachers, took a tour of the Egyptian Pyramids and Sphinx, a camel ride, and learned the process of making papyrus from scratch. Here is how a full day at the pyramids was for American tourists… Majestic…that’s how I would describe the pyramids. You honestly can’t imagine the magnitude of them, until…Read More
The Hanging Church | Coptic Cairo | Egypt
The Hanging Church or Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church is one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt. It is located in Old Cairo, they built this Basilican-styled church atop a gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress. The name Hanging Church is because its suspended nave over a passageway, so it appears to be hanging in…Read More