What’s it like to live in the Cairo suburbs – away from the tourist attractions? Here’s a look at my district and the ups and downs of life in Nasr City.
Get off the beaten path and discover the city beyond the usual stereotypes. Here are my picks for must-see hidden gems in Cairo.
With its delectable restaurants and indulgent spa, the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski is a perfect getaway from the bustling city.
With its serene landscapes, the Siwa Oasis in Egypt is a perfect setting for a weekend yoga retreat that invites calm.
Packed with treasures from Cairo’s medieval past, the historic neighbourhood of Islamic Cairo is great for exploring off the beaten path.
With its golf course and luscious spa, the Westin Cairo is all about wellbeing. And it’s perfect for a staycation away from the city.
The Movenpick Resort El Quseir offers a laid-back experience with leisurely scuba diving, birdwatching or relaxing on the beach with a good book.
It may no longer be the bustling sea port of its heyday, but Port Said still holds plenty of old-time charm and history waiting to be discovered.
Cairo’s City of the Dead is a fascinating, and often neglected neighborhood, for concerts, events and walking tours. Here are some favorites.
Fawanees at InterContinental Cairo Semiramis offers a beautiful Ramadan experience with its laid-back atmosphere, great food and sweeping Nile views lit by traditional lanterns.