Cairo’s Ramadan Favorites

During Ramadan, many take advantage of the cultural boom that marks the holy month to enrich their knowledge of Egyptian culture and Islam.  This Ramadan,...

Amr Ibn El Aas: The First Mosque

By Soha Khater   In the heart of Old Cairo surmounted by a number of ancient Coptic churches, a Coptic museum and a synagogue, is the...

Kafr Wahb: A Model for all Villages

‘Kafr Wahb,’ a small village located in the heart of Menofiya, some 60 km from Cairo, was selected in 2013 by the United Nations...

Discovering Medinet Madi the first archaeological park in Egypt

By Gabriella Esposito ISSEMM, is a multidisciplinary program funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2011) - Directorate General for Development...

History through Maquettes

Written and photographed by Ahmed Kafafi The Suez Canal Museum in Port Said presents the history of the construction of the Suez Canal through colorful...

A view from the crossroads: Bird migration in Egypt

by : Zeinab Abul Gheit Photos taken by: Watter Al Bahry Every year, millions of migrating birds fly through Egypt en route...

Gharb Soheil: A Village Saved from Diaspora

by  Riad Tawfik   With the construction of the Aswan Dam, later known as the High Dam, came the largest immigration of Nubians from their homeland...

Paradise Lost?

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A Journey among the Mummies

    Description Located in the historical city of Luxor overlooking the River Nile and Luxor Temple, the Mummification Museum is dedicated to...

Sahl Hasheesh: a paradise around the corner

By Maha ElNabawi Sometimes, paradise is a little closer than we think. Especially in a country like Egypt which boasts...

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