Tag Archives: Egypt

10 Weddings and a Funeral

The Women’s Party – Part 1 I’d just arrived back in Egypt to hear that my Bedouin neighbour was getting married, and there was to be a party for the women only in 2 days time. Great! The party day arrived, and the sunset prayer sang out from the local mosque. This meant the party […]

How to Conquer Cairo – a few different city tips

Cairo : exciting, fascinating, chaotic and daunting! Besides the pyramids and the Egyptian museum, it has so many interesting corners to explore… and get lost in! Try to have at least 4 days here to scratch below the surface and really feel the pulse of the place. Egyptians are some of the friendliest people on […]

Mad Dogs and Ex-pats

Have you ever spent any time in an “exotic” country and noticed how a lot of the expats living there seem a bit odd? (By the way, I say “exotic country” as opposed to “developing country” as the word “developing” doesn’t seem right…I mean, developing into what? Another capitalistic, polluting, consumer society maybe?? But that’s […]

Another episode of MIDDLE EAST ENDERS – expat life in Egypt PART 1

“Shut one door and another one opens” – I had just slammed a proverbial door shut and was waiting for another one to swing wide open. As I waited, I somehow ended up in Egypt for a few months. Not just anywhere in Egypt, but in Dahab, a laid-back Red Sea-side resort town, full of […]

Travels and fun with Venus Adventures

Check out what the girls get up to when they are let loose on an exotic trip with Venus Adventures. We get a little wild…