Ramadan sweets offer an endless variety – whether you like things syrupy sweet or with a dash of orange blossom water. Here are my favorites.
The sandy shores and fresh water lakes of Wadi El Rayan make a perfect weekend getaway from Cairo for birdwatching or sandboarding.
The often misunderstood City of the Dead is a hidden gem full of Mamluk architectural treasures – and some very clever graffiti.
Conrad Cairo is somewhat dated, but has great views of the river and delicious food. Here’s my hotel review on how to enjoy your stay.
A weekend without electricity at the Zowara ecolodge in Fayoum, Egypt, is a chance to reconnect with nature amid brilliant landscapes.
Unique tour guides in Egypt are making little-known destinations popular. If you want to see Egypt beyond the pyramids and Luxor, they’ll take you there.
The Giza pyramids are best when they’re experienced slowly. A longer visit offers a powerful experience that will leave you with many questions.
Ibn Tulun is Cairo’s oldest surviving mosque, and an architectural masterpiece that’s less showy than the city’s grand attractions.
Downtown Cairo is full of hidden gems that are often bypassed by visitors. Here are my top picks for must-see architecture and historic buildings.