Egypt Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Egypt One of Egypt’s best shopping experiences is Cairo’s medieval market Khan-el-Khalili. Everything from cheap souvenirs to household goods, reproduction ‘antique’ jewellery, brass plaques and jugs, copper utensils and cotton goods fill the narrow noisy alleyways. Be sure to visit the Spice Baazar, where the aroma of cloves, coriander and cinnamon will leave […]

Where to stay in Egypt

Hotels:  Egypt boasts some beautiful luxury hotels, resorts set in landscaped gardens, characterful guesthouses, historic hotels, eco-lodges and desert camps that offer great value for money. It has seen a massive investment in its accommodation sector in recent years with the introduction of a system that monitors and categorises each establishment. Hotels are graded 1-5 […]

Egypt Travel Guide

Open Media Gallery Pyramids, Egypt © / Fatih Kocyildir Key Facts Area:  1,001,450 sq km (386,662 sq miles). Population:  94,137,816 (UN estimate 2016). Population density:  88.4 per sq km. Capital:  Cairo (El Qahira). Government:  Republic. Head of state:  President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi since 2014. Head of government:  Prime Minister Sherif Ismail since 2015. Electricity:  […]