Egypt

Egypt is a transcontinental country that is located in both Africa and Asia. It’s famous for one of the longest histories and many significant civilizations. It is the cradle of the greatest ancient (pharaonic) Egyptian civilization and a home to many others like the Roman, the Mamluke, the Fatimid, the Coptic, the Islamic and others. It has more than one-third of the world’s monuments and rich of different cultures that are a part of its identity.

What You Need to Know about the Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara

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Located south of modern Cairo, the Step Pyramid of Saqqara lies on the west bank of the Nile River, and is over 6 km long and more than 1.5 km wide. The Pyramid of Djoser, named after Djoser, first king of the 3rd Dynasty,...

Embark on a Journey of Entertainment in Al Fayoum Oasis

Our exquisite world is full of amazing places. No matter how a travel bug you are, there will always be a beautiful destination that you may have missed. And, that is actually perfect because you will still find something to quench your thirst for...

What You Didn’t Know about the Pyramids of Giza

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It is no secret that the Pyramids of Giza are one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The fact that the pyramids have stood the test of time is a testament to the prowess of the ancient Egyptians.   The Importance of the Afterlife The ancient...

Heliopolis: Everything You Need to Know about the City of the Sun

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The Ancient City of Heliopolis Once an ancient city, Heliopolis was one of the major cities in ancient Egypt. Taking its name from the Ptolemaic Greek name Hēlioúpolis, meaning "City of the Sun", the city also appears in the Old Kingdom Pyramid Texts as the...

Blast from the Past: The Pharaonic Village in Giza, a Glimpse into the Lives of Ancient Egyptians

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Welcome to the Pharaonic Village in Giza, Egypt. Egypt is truly the cradle of civilizations. You must have wondered at some point how people in ancient Egypt lived and prospered. You may also have wondered how they built one of the most powerful ancient civilizations...

Cairo Tower Is A Way to See Egypt Differently

Egypt is one of the countries around the world that is full of so many tourist attractions. Whenever someone thinks of heading to Egypt for a quick visit, they usually pass by the great capital, Cairo. However, people tend to believe that Egypt’s history...

The Fascinating Tales Unfolded Through El Moez Street

Interestingly, Cairo is one of the countries around the world that possesses more than a few landmarks. There is a lot that you can behold around the streets of Cairo. Besides, there are streets that are beyond being ordinary, especially those that hold multiple...

Delving into the Secrets of Khan Al Khalili

There are different kinds of people in this world. Some of them are quite recognizable. In other words, it is easy to spot a travel bug; those who have itchy feet will always be excited to get to know new places. If you happen...

Al Azhar Park, A Gigantic Gem in the Heart of Old Cairo

For its important location being Egypt's capital and the largest of all the provinces in addition to its historical status, Cairo has a great prominence among the cities of the Middle East. From ancient Egyptian moving to Roman, Coptic then Islamic eras, the city...

The Implication of the Coursing Nile River through Egypt

Watching coursing rivers is exhilarating. You excitedly watch the constantly changing water, and you know that the interminable drops aren’t going to stay in their place forever. Rivers can witness stories while flowing around the world. However, some rivers have their very own stories,...