Collected by Suzanne Crosina
Kom Ghorab, Misr Al Qadimah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Cairo exists in a constant state of organized chaos, but one place where I found some much needed tranquility was at Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church, otherwise known as the Hanging Church. One of the oldest churches in Africa, it’s...
El-Karnak, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
Once home to the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor has been called the world’s greatest open-air museum and with good reason. Here you’ll find the incredible complexes at Karnak and Luxor and the Valley of the Kings is just a short drive...
Pyramids Hill Rd, Giza Governorate, Egypt
It’s not hard to find souvenirs in Cairo. In fact, most of them will find you at every site you visit. While street vendors are a cheap and easy solution for affordable gifts, if you’re looking for a quality souvenir of your time in Egypt, head to...
Madinat Habu, Al Bairat, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
This temple was far less touristy and much more colorful than the other main temples in the area. Go in the morning or else, like much of Egypt, prepare to feel the fire of 1,000 suns. Even in the morning it's quite hot in June. This temple is...
Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Planning on stopping by the Great Sphinx while on holiday in Egypt? Join the millions of other easy targets that are there with you. While I highly recommend this iconic experience, be aware of some of the most common traps await you. For example,...
Al Haram, Nazlet El-Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
We arranged a camel tour through our hotel (Mercure, Giza). Because it was arranged through the hotel, it was pretty pricey, however the quality and convenience was worth the additional cost. That says a lot about our experience because we are two...