Ancient Egyptian history is a long and complex one with more than 3,000 years of details.
Deserts cover about 20% of the Earth’s land surface, and are often thought of as unforgiving environments where it is difficult to survive even a day or two.
Ecotourism, or green travel, has become quite common these days with the increasing awareness of humanity’s effect on the planet.
Tourists go to Egypt for many reasons. Obviously, there are the classical tours, which visit ancient sites, perhaps even including a few religious monuments. They also go to beaches, or even nature tours, for example.
The Cairo Opera House will be hosting the Japanese Film Festival, in cooperation with The Japan Foundation's Cairo Office. The festival launches July 5th, and will last until July 14th, and will feature Kurosawa's Masterpieces. For a full list of films being screened, please visit the Japan Foundation Cairo's website. .
This summer marks the return of the Long Cruise. There are a few cruiseliners that will run the 15 day, 14 night trip sailing the Nile River from Aswan to Cairo, stopping at such sites as Dendera & Abydos and Beni Hassan, as well as all the major sites along the way. Stay tuned for cruise ship names and sailing dates. .