What should I keep in mind when visiting Cairo?

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and it has population around 20 millions. So keep in mind:

  • You might get stucked in traffic in some places.
  • Don't drink from the tap. It's highly chlorinated. (I drink from the tap water everyday but my body is used to it)
  • Always carry water bottles to keep you hydrated. ( temperatures can be up to 40C in summer)
  • Keep in mind that the metro can be crowded at peak hours. (especially the first line)
  • Always check prices carefully and bargain with everyone!
  • Use Uber or Careem for transportation. (They are ways better than Taxis)
  • It's okay to try local food. You will love it! but not in very cheap restaurants as they aren't so clean.
  • keep in mind to take pictures to yourself kissing the Sphinx.
  • People love toursits and you will notice that every moment. But keep in mind to be friendly with them.
  • It's expected that you will hear the calls for prayers 5 times a day.

I'm Egyptian and I've been living here since the day I was born. I love Cairo and I hope you will love it as well. Enjoy your trip!

There is a lot of traffic so plan accordingly.

What is something you saw in a restaurant that immediately made you leave?

This happened nearly twenty years ago in a Chinese restaurant in Oakland, California. I had come from London to visit my friend, a student in Berkeley. Both being Chinese, and both originally from Singapore, It was going to be a treat for us two by going to a Chinese restaurant. However I needed to

What is the best travel tour?

Are you waiting for the most astounding destination for your next tour? Look no further! Egypt is probably the best destination for you which can give you a lifetime experience. And also Egypt is one of the oldest tourist destinations in the world and this country has a lot of beautiful place and market, large and eye-catching mosque.

Who believes in paranormal phenomena?

Ghosts and demons etc., no, I don't believe in any of that. I do think, because of my own experience in this area, that there is a metaphysical plane, just as there's a physical one, each influencing the other, and with some occasions of communication