Taking The Night Train From Giza To Aswan

I read A LOT of conflicting reports from people on their experiences taking the overnight sleeper train from Giza/Cairo to Aswan. So this was probably the one peice of our trip I was most nervous about. Turns out the most stressful part of the whole adventure would be communicating with our uber driver that we …


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Coptic Cairo

Cairo, in comparison to the other truly ancient parts of Egypt, is actually a much more modern city, founded around 969 AD. (sooo modern lol) However, the area known as Coptic Cairo, the locals just call it Old Cairo, predates the founding of modern Cairo by several centuries and is one of the oldest parts … Continue reading Coptic Cairo

Mena House

“It happened – the first time – at Venice. She was there at Danielli’s. I thought it was just coincidence. Rather embarrassing, but that was all. Then, we found her on board the boat at Brindisi. We – we understood that she was going on to Palestine. We left her, as we thought, on the … Continue reading Mena House