Category Archives: Egypt

Short break

Happily for us, the school calendar this year includes several long weekends. I find these holidays a bit too brief for international trips but they are perfect for exploring in-country locations. There are plenty of short-break destinations in Egypt that are easily … Continue reading

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National Museum

Everyone has an opinion about the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. During the time I’ve been in Cairo I’ve heard “it’s a jumbled mess,” “it’s a national disgrace,” and “you have to go, but you won’t like it.” Of course, I had to see for … Continue reading

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New digs

Last year Andreas lived in a pleasant apartment close to work. It had two bedrooms, a living/dining area, a small kitchen, and one bathroom.  He liked it well enough but I felt that it would be too small for the … Continue reading

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