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Trusted Information, Insights, Tips, Recommendations, Reviews, & Advice on Travel to Egypt

Trusted Information, Insights, Tips, Recommendations, Reviews, & Advice on Travel to Egypt

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United States

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Trusted Information, Insights, Tips, Recommendations, Reviews, & Advice on Travel to Egypt

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English


Episodes

Planning 2021 travel to Egypt

12/6/2020
Get ready! John takes you through what to expect when planning 2021 travel to Egypt, including warnings about insanely overpriced branded trips, what those trip should really cost, and how to take advantage of the travel downturn this year to plan upcoming 2021 travel for less. The post Planning 2021 travel to Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:26:02

Covid-19 and 2020/21 travel advice for Egypt

6/23/2020
We’re back with a major set of updates on Coronavirus in Egypt based on on-the-ground intel from Cairo and Luxor, as well as advice for travel planning in 2020 and 2021 and how to get the best travel deals as we’re coming out of the global travel downturn. The post Covid-19 and 2020/21 travel advice for Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:31:24

Interview with local photographer Ahmed Wahba of VisitEgypt

11/25/2019
John sits down with Egyptian photographer Ahmed Wahba to talk about some of his favorite unspoiled and emerging places to visit in Egypt, including the North Coast, Marsa Alam, Soma Bay, and the White Desert. Ahmed’s amazing photography showcasing the best of Egypt and its people can be found on his Instagram account @ProjectWahba. He […] The post Interview with local photographer Ahmed Wahba of VisitEgypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:14:39

The New Grand Egyptian Museum

10/31/2019
In this long-awaited episode all about the Grand Egyptian Museum, which includes a few surprises, John covers the history of this monumental project and then carefully and thoroughly dissects the latest information about the new museum’s expected opening date. He also offers listeners seven important things to consider when planning trips to Egypt in the […] The post The New Grand Egyptian Museum appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:31:04

Egypt Travel Updates

9/22/2019
A brief new episode to update listeners on a few important topics related to travel to Egypt and our ongoing efforts to support special projects in Egypt. The post Egypt Travel Updates appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:10:15

Supporting a School for Blind Girls in Egypt

8/17/2019
This is a very special episode of the Egypt Travel Podcast in which we’re launching a fundraising campaign to help support a remarkable program for blind girls and young women in Egypt. Go to www.EgyptTravelBlog.com/LightAndHope to learn more and make a donation. The post Supporting a School for Blind Girls in Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:17:17

MAJOR Cairo Hotel Scene Updates

7/6/2019
It has been over 2 years since we’ve done a review of the hotel scene in Egypt, and a LOT has changed. New hotels have opened, nice hotels have gone downhill, and the Egypt Travel Podcast has inaugurated a new annual review and ranking of the Best Hotels and Resorts of Egypt. This is an […] The post MAJOR Cairo Hotel Scene Updates appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:32:54

The Real Tea on Trip Advisor for Egypt

4/27/2019
Many people rely on Trip Advisor for doing their due diligence before a big international trip. While it may be fantastic for many other destinations, Trip Advisor is notoriously horrendous for planning travel to and around Egypt. In this episode, you’ll hear all about precisely why relying on Trip Advisor would be a huge mistake […] The post The Real Tea on Trip Advisor for Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:12:02

Critical Advice on AirBnB in Egypt

4/26/2019
Travelers beware! AirBnB and similar platforms have been wonderful additions to the accommodations scene in many places, but not in Egypt – at least not yet. This episode reveals the results of our undercover evaluation of the AirBnB scene in Cairo. And spoiler alert – we strongly recommend AGAINST using AirBnB and similar platforms in […] The post Critical Advice on AirBnB in Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:25:11

Frequently Asked Questions

10/1/2018
This 12th episode is dedicated to sharing and answering some of the Egypt Travel Podcast listeners’ most frequently asked questions about travel to and visiting Egypt. The post Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Duration:00:36:55

The Red Sea

9/21/2018
In the 11th episode of the Egypt Travel Blog Podcast, John delivers another info-packed download all about Egypt’s Red Sea coast, including where to go, how to get there, what’s great, what sucks, and what to look out for. He also talks in depth about the coastal cities of Marsa Alam, Hurghada, El Gouna, Sharm […] The post The Red Sea appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Aswan and Abu Simbel

4/1/2018
In this tenth episode of the Egypt Travel Blog Podcast, John takes listeners through a visit to Aswan and Abu Simbel in the far south of Egypt and makes a big announcement relevant to anyone interested in traveling to Egypt in 2018 or 2019. The post Aswan and Abu Simbel appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Luxor, Part 2

2/18/2018
Second episode in a 2-parter on Luxor, Egypt’s ancient tomb- and temple-filled capital in the south. This episode continues on to the eastern bank of the Nile River and explores Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple, then surveys the hotel and resort scene in Luxor. We wrap up the episode with important tips on Luxor-specific scams […] The post Luxor, Part 2 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Luxor, Part 1

2/10/2018
John delivers another meaty brain dump about traveling to Luxor and traipsing around all of the amazing tombs and temples to visit here. Included are expert recommendations on must-see sites and some additional sites to see if you have extra time, which specific tombs are best to spend your time on in the Valley of […] The post Luxor, Part 1 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Visiting the Egyptian Museum, Part 2

7/2/2017
Part two on the Egyptian Museum goes into detail about the top exhibits inside the museum, such King Tut’s famous treasures and the mummy room where you can see the actual bodies of ancient Egypt’s greatest Pharaohs. We also cover what else to look for that you might otherwise miss, scam alerts to watch out […] The post Visiting the Egyptian Museum, Part 2 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Visiting the Egyptian Museum, Part 1

7/1/2017
This episode is all about visiting the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, including background on the museum, logistics and tips for your visit, and where to find the major exhibits and collections inside. The post Visiting the Egyptian Museum, Part 1 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

All About The Pyramids, Part 2

3/30/2017
In the second part of this two-parter, John walks through the logistics and practicalities of a trip out to the Pyramids complex and dispenses advice, cautions, and insider tips to which any visitor to the Pyramids, whether accompanied or not, should pay very close attention. Updated travel news about Egypt is also included toward the end of the episode. The post All About The Pyramids, Part 2 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

All About The Pyramids, Part 1

3/29/2017
In this episode we dive into talking all about the world’s greatest ancient monuments – the Pyramids. John details the fundamentals of Egypt’s most famous pyramid complexes and then thoroughly covers their origins, history, and evolution. The Sphinx also makes a cameo appearance in the first of this two-parter. The post All About The Pyramids, Part 1 appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Hotels in Egypt

3/7/2017
In the third episode of the Egypt Travel Blog Podcast we dive deep into talking all about hotels in Egypt, from Cairo and Alexandria to Luxor and Aswan to the Sinai and the Red Sea coast and more. We go into the pros and cons of all the major properties and give you advanced insight […] The post Hotels in Egypt appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.

Getting to Egypt and Your First Few Hours There

2/22/2017
In this second episode of the Egypt Travel Blog Podcast, John talks about the best ways to get to Egypt and walks listeners through their first few hours on the ground once there, from getting your arrival visa to going through immigration and customs to battling the taxi and salesman gauntlet in the arrivals hall […] The post Getting to Egypt and Your First Few Hours There appeared first on Egypt Travel Blog.