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First time to Egypt ?
Posted December 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
Hi every one,

Have you visited Egypt before????
I hope yes, but if no then you have to do

If you already have visited Egypt

I will appreciate your comment
about your trip, what is your impression and advices for who are going to visit

For whom those planning to visit Egypt I listed below some recommended places to
discover in Egypt,
local dishes to taste and some of Useful Arabic Words :)


The Great Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx and valley temple facing the great sphinx

The Egyptian Museum

Cairo Tower

Citadel of Salah El-Din

Mosques (The Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha, Al-Azhar Mosque, built in the Fatimid era, The Mosque of the Imam Al-Husayn, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammed)

Coptic Cairo

Al-azhar park

A felucca boat on the Nile

Oriental coffees and restaurants

Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshur where you will see the first pyramids build in Egypt "Step Pyramid of King Djoser and more

Enjoy shopping at Khan El Khalili Bazaar and discover Al-muizz Street in Islamic Cairo

Opera House

Dream park


The Castle of Qaitbay

The Pompeii Pillar

The Catacombs of Kom El-Shouqafa

The Amphitheatre of Kom El-Dikka

The Montazah Palace Gardens

The new Library of Alexandria


Luxor Temple

Karnak Temple

The Colossi Of Memnon

Valley Of The Kings

Temple of queen Hatshepsut

Temple Of Medinat Hapu of Ramses III

Valley Of The Queens

Valley Of The Nobles

Temple Of Dendera

temple of Esna

Temple Of Abydos


Nubian Museum

Temple of Philae

Kitchner's Island

Philae Island

Edfu Sound and Light Show & Philae

Monastery of St. Simeon

Nubian Village

Elephantine Island

Jazirat al Malik

High Dam

Mausoleum of Aga Khan

Archangel Michael's Coptic Orthodox Church in Coptic Style in Aswan

Temple of Ramesses II in Abu Simbel

Temple of Nefertari in Abu Simbel

Sinai & Red Sea

The city of Sharm El-sheik

The city of Hurghada

The city of Dahab is one of the popular beaches and diving resorts in Egypt

The City of Nuweiba

The City of Taba

Al-Mahmeya, a National Protected Park in Hurghada

Ras Mohammed Protector near to Sharm El Sheikh city

Saint Catherine Monastery and Mount Moses in Sinai Catherine City

Monastery of St. paul

Mostry of St Anthony

Marsa Alam

Other places

White Desert

Siwa Oasis

Fayoum Oasis

Al-`Ayn al-Sukhnah " hot spring" (beach)

Suggested Egyptian meals you have
to taste


1- Kushari

2- Ful Medames & Ta'mia

3- Fatta

4- Mulukhiya

5- Mahshy

6- Taro/Colocasia Soup

7- Aish Baladi (bread)

8- Feteer meshaltet “meshaltet pie”

9- Bird Tongue "Noodle Soup"

10- Besara

11- Messaqa'a

12- Bamyah,"beram bamyah"

13- Kawarea and Mumbar


1- Konafah

2- Basbousa

3- Baklava

4- Umm Ali

5- Couscous Egyptian style

6- Halawa

7- Mehalabeyya

8- Melabbes & meshabbek

9- Kahk is a traditional sweet dish served most commonly during Breakfast Feast

10- Luqmat al-Qadi "The Judge's Bite"

11- Qatayef is a dessert reserved for the Muslim holiday of Ramadan

Ask about other kinds of Eastern sweets, I love it ;)


1- Sahlab (hot)

2- Tea the national drink in Egypt (hot)

3- Karkadeh (cold/hot) I prefer it cold

4- sugar cane popular juice is called "aseer asab" (cold)

5- Licorice juice called "erksoos" (cold)

6- carob juice called "kharoop" (cold)

7- qamar ad-din traditionally drunk during the Islamic month of Ramadan (cold)

Some of Useful Arabic Words For you while visiting Egypt

English - Arabic

Hello / Hi - Salaam Alekom

Welcome - Ahlan

Yes - Aiwa

NO - laa

Please - law samaht

Perfect - mia mia

How much - Became

Who? - Meen

Where? - Feen

I want - Ana Ayez

Really - ya salam

Go away - Emshi

Water - Maya

I don't want - Mosh ayez

No thank you - Laa shoukrn

Yes thank you - Aiwa shoukran

Tea - Shai

Coffee - Kahwa

Thanks god - Elhamadollah

Left - Shemal

Right - Yemin

Enough - khalass


** Taxi Cab **

We have two types of Taxi, white taxi with meter and chess taxi without, so we prefere white one

white taxi

chess taxi

<<<<< Enjoy ur time >>>>>

Posted December 4th, 2012 - 7:20 am by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
we have a guarantee that you won't stop enjoying with us, because its not just places to visit

Tanoura Dance Show

Posted December 6th, 2012 - 11:19 am by from Bangkok, Thailand (Permalink)
Thanks Shady,

This is a fantastic guide especially for my friend and I, who are planning to visit Egypt this month either 3rd or 4th weekend of December.

Are you guys having parties or excursions on weekends that we can join in?

Thanks again and hope to hear from anybody here!


Posted December 7th, 2012 - 11:49 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
wish you a nice trip Stephen, we don't have fixed event for weekends it may be a trip or party but our weekly meeting every tuseday at opera house, hope to see you there soon :)

Posted December 9th, 2012 - 4:25 pm from Rabat, Morocco
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Posted December 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm from Cairo, Egypt
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Posted December 24th, 2012 - 1:53 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
thanks ya magdy

Posted December 31st, 2012 - 3:06 pm from Alexandria, Egypt
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Posted January 7th, 2013 - 5:58 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
U R welcome mo-fe, wish ur plane take off today :)

check more photos in this link on FB to keep in touch with Egypt



Posted January 12th, 2013 - 5:22 am by from Cairo, Egypt (Permalink)
such a nice post

Posted January 25th, 2013 - 2:55 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
Thanks hesham for support :)

Posted March 13th, 2013 - 5:21 pm by from Cairo, Egypt (Permalink)
Thanks Shady

Posted January 25th, 2013 - 2:54 pm by from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Permalink)
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