02 Dec 2014
While tourists enjoy the nature and the wonderful climate of Hurghada, their vacation could easily be spoiled if nature calls as no decent public restrooms available throughout the city.
Many tourists and tour guides complain of the...
24 Nov 2014
A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut.
A Soyuz capsule carrying...
30 Oct 2014
Global Village, Dubai’s leading family entertainment, shopping and cultural destination, opens its doors this year from 6 November 2014 till 11 April 2015 to the public, with Egypt promising to woo the crowds.
In its 19th...
20 Oct 2014
The number of people travelling by plane each year is expected to more than double to 7.3 billion by 2034, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday.
That would represents average annual growth of 4.1 percent from...
13 Oct 2014
Behind each famous monument in Egypt is a story that tells a longstanding historical value, giving the country a soul and, undoubtedly, a unique identity.
However, heritage and cultural ignorance by many Egyptians has led to a...
25 Apr 2013
This piece was written for Egypt Independent’s final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you our 50th and final edition here.
How much do you know of the sensible nuances between Egypt...
18 Apr 2013
A portrait of a young Queen Elizabeth II gazes over all who pass through security at Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, a royal welcome for visitors to Britain’s oldest overseas territory in a room that wouldn...
10 Apr 2013
Rosetta is not the town it once was, nor does it attract visitors in the same way it once did. It is somewhat surprising, considering that the town is located where the world’s longest river empties into the sea, and where the key...
31 Mar 2013
Environmental activists are joining forces to transform a Marsa Alam camp into the first self-sustainable eco-lodge in the area, complete with solar panels and solar water heaters built from scratch.
The southern Red Sea town has been...
26 Mar 2013
Spring is on the horizon and there’s no better season to travel to nearby destinations for a refreshing break. With Europe and the Middle East in such close proximity, this is the perfect time to do a little low-key exploring, or...