Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

journalist point of view toward Egypt

Jump to last reply

For those planning to travel to Egypt

-Be aware of the protesters they are every where may be except in Sharm El-Sheik

-Be aware of the harassment especially for females egypt is the worst among Arab countries and one of the top worst 5 worldwide

-Be aware of the food and water there are increasing complain about this issue particularly Salmonella ,Typhoid and Paratyphoid

-Be aware of the police they killed over 7 tourists and arrest over 10 tourist and hundreds of those possess the foreign passport . I was there and saw the increase hate for Americans and British on the other hand we Germans don't have the same problem .

-Be aware of some places as Cairo , North Sinai , Alex and Luxur . The situation there is still bad but it get better also no one know when it will explode again .

-Do not believe the Egyptian government speakers just follow your own country roles and FCO

-There are increasing numbers in beggars they are pain in the ass .

- On other hand as a Journalist I follow the situation in Egypt from 2008 know is not the ideal time to visit this great nation it maybe better next summer but for those who are going any way and those who have to go . Just follow the advice above and you will be OK . I have written my own experience

- Have a good summer



This is the translation an German Journalist who travel every week to different country . I agree with all the points .

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 The African Guide to Balloon Safari
  2. 2 Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania
  3. 3 Trip Report Zambia Impressions
  4. 4 Taste of Dubai
  5. 5 Now is the Time fo Egypt...
  6. 6 Morocco floods - areas affected
  7. 7 Trip Report Zanzibar - from a resident's perspective
  8. 8 Magnificent wedding in the Masai Mara
  9. 9 Johannesburg to Cape Town
  10. 10 Trip Report Travel Report for Malawi - A Great Place To Relax
  11. 11 Serengeti Photo Safari - April 2015
  12. 12 Johannesburg to Cape Town
  13. 13 Comments on Botswana itinerary with Wilderness Travel
  14. 14 Trip Report SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN CAPE TRIP REPORT: SEPT/OCT 2013
  15. 15 Dubai first time
  16. 16 Mauritius September 2015 - Silver Beach Resort or Emeraude Beach Attitude?
  17. 17 Trip Report Don't go to Morrocco!
  18. 18 Where to spend extra night; Merzouga or Skoura?
  19. 19 Canoe Safari Jan - Feb
  20. 20 Dubai and/or Oman
  21. 21 Good travel company to book an 8 day trip to Egypt
  22. 22 Need advice on which camera lenses for safari
  23. 23 Morocco Advice
  24. 24 Trip Report MOROCCO SOLO
  25. 25 Guide for Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Jan 2015
View next 25 » Back to the top