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Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square, or “Liberation Square” has taken on many new meanings since the 2011 revolution that ousted Egypt’s President of 30 years, Hosni Mubarak. Similarly, in the summer of 2013, protests against Islamist President...

Meet the Team behind Egyptian Sidekick

Many of you have asked, “…who are the Sidekicks?”, and we’ve finally obliged. Our first line-up includes Mohsen, Mohammed and Sarah – three smart, well-rounded Egyptian university students ready to showcase Egypt to travelers...

Great Pyramid at Giza

[put_wpgm id=10] The Great Pyramid at Giza belongs to pharaoh Khufu and is the oldest, and largely intact, surviving wonder of the ancient world. Its outer monumentality is equalled within. In a series of...

Staying Connected in Egypt

Thinking of flying to Egypt, but still want to stay plugged in during your travels? Luckily staying connected in Egypt couldn’t be simpler, tremendous levels of investment in the telecommunications sector in recent years...

What about Upper Egypt?

Egypt is far more than just Cairo & Lower Egypt. There is an incredible maritime atmosphere in Alexandria, a fascinating Bedouin culture in the Eastern and Western deserts, and marvels of ancient Egyptian architecture...

Ramses Station

For several decades now, Cairo has been experiencing a series of public revitalization projects, from the construction of Al-Azhar park, works on the East bank corniche, the ongoing construction of the Grand Egyptian Museum...

Meidum Pyramid

The collapsed pyramid at Meidum is traditionally attributed to pharaoh Huni. However, some evidence points to pharaoh Sneferu, the famous pyramid builder of Dahshur as its ultimate owner. Besides the pyramid interiors, the grounds...