The most common question I am asked by tourists I meet on trips is “How is like to live in Egypt”. I always answer that as many people as many opinions. I, a European woman, earning mainly online, live quite well, because I think I have small requirements, and at the same time a pretty good “starting position”, but others?
If you’ve ever been to Hurghada, you’ve probably seen a lot of navy-orange taxis. Still trumpeting, with drivers who, passing you on the street, shout “Taxi !!!” from the window of the car. It is impossible to overlook them. Unfortunately, taxi in Hurghada are not in good reputation. There is a history in which the taxi driver wants exorbitant amounts for traveling to the indicated place, or changes the price of travel during or at the end of the course.
I had a situation today. Again. I am this crazy kind of person who first talk / do, and then think. While I was getting in the car, truck came by and the man threw an empty plastic bottle from the truck window to the street. The rubbish on the streets drives me crazy. And I hate that many of my tourists first impression of Egypt is dirt on the street. Continue reading “Care about the things you love”
Women who want to go on holiday to Egypt often face many warnings. Friends and family try to dissuade them from the idea of spending their holidays in this Arab country, especially alone, or in a group of women only.
In my opinion, a holiday in Egypt in a female group is not a bad vacation plan at all. However, it is worth knowing a few rules, the management of which will make our stay more pleasant.
It’s been 6 years since I lived in Egypt, and yet until yesterday I never saw the pyramids. I am ashamed to admit it. Fortunately, we managed to organize some time. I’ve been wondering for a long time what it will look like. Will the pyramids impress me or delight with their greatness. Or will it turn out that seeing the pyramids with your own eyes is completely overrated.
I am scared of spiders since I was a little girl. Generally I know that they cannot hurt me, but they are still terrifying. Shame on me. Almost thirty years old woman, mother of two, wife of Egyptian. Continue reading “My Egyptian fears”
Hurghada is a city on Red Sea coast in Egypt. It has been founded at the begin of 20th century as a small fishing village. Till the 80’s it stayed that way. After the peace was signed between Egypt and Izrael, Hurghada start to develop into a city. Currently it is the second largest city in the Red Sea Governorate. Continue reading “Hurghada”
Lillyland Beach Club Resort is located few minutes from Senzo Mall in Hurghada. It have some great photos and really good offer in booking.com. It has also some bad reviews, which I couldn’t really get until I go there. Read up if you ever think about staying in this hotel. Continue reading “Lillyland Beach Club Resort – Hurghada”
Since few days facebook is on fire because of dogs that have been poisoned in Senzo Mall lately. It is horrible thing what happen and I fully understand that you want to boycott Senzo for killing those poor animals in such a terrible way. I get also that we should all not go to Senzo any more especially after we saw died dogs in the trolley where we put our food and kids. Continue reading “Street dogs in Hurghada”
Perfect choice for chocolate lovers! In Egypt is great to use pieces of chocolate sold in Abu Ashara by weight. Continue reading “Chocolate cake”