Here is the story of my trip deep into Muslim country to Cairo, Egypt. my connecting flight from Istanbul to Italy was delayed and the airline gave me an even later flight to Cairo. As I waited for my luggage I looked at the screenshot on my phone of my hotel reservation for the night. I asked around a bit and a 30 year old Egyptian guy let me use his internet so I could look up the address of my hotel. I was a bit paranoid that he was being too friendly, but accepted the help. Mohamed told me I could stay the night at his place, but I turned down the offer.The problem was that the screenshot contained everything except my hotel address. We found out my luggage was still in Istanbul and it they couldn’t get it to Cairo until the next day. Mohamed offered to share an Uber and he could drop me off at my hotel on the way to his house. I had just spent 6 months in Ukraine, studying Russian and we talked about the ridiculously hot women that the country has. When we arrived at my hotel, we went inside and found out that I didn’t make a reservation for that night, but for the previous night and that they gave the reservation away (I had gotten confused because my flight arrived in the middle of the night). Usually my trips to new countries work like clockwork, but this was probably the worst arrival of my entire life. I ended up spending the night in a very ghetto hotel, but hey… The good thing I learned from Mohamed is that the US dollar was worth double on the black market than what I would get out of an ATM.But if one keeps their sense of humor and openness to the adventure available on nearly every street corner, you'll leave with a pocketful of memories of her gentle, friendly people, history, beaches, mountains, and deserts. With the exception of housing, cars and imported products, your Euro or dollar will stretch a long way.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
There are also bulletin boards advertising used furniture, mobile phones, cars, and small appliances being sold by other expats.
Housing Choosing a neighborhood in Cairo to call home is usually dependant upon the needs of the family or individual.
A charming mini cafe offers coffee and snacks you can enjoy outside on a private patio.
Their monthly magazine will put you in touch with other expat organizations, trips and volunteer opportunities.