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.
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”
First day of winter passed by unnoticed. The “cold season” started. Winter jackets, coats, high warm boots, blankets and heaters should be on top now. But it’s Hurghada – impossibly lovely city for the winter time. Temperature during the day reaches 27 degrees. Yep, it is not a joke. Follow up below reasons that make winter in Hurghada just awesome! Continue reading “What make winter in Hurghada awesome”