With the number of Egyptian friends I have (and that often took me around while I was in Cairo), you’d imagine everything would have gone smoothly.
Yet, it’s worth asking yourself a number of questions before visiting Egypt – and looking for answers for them.
If you are thinking of traveling to Egypt, you need to understand that this is an extremely complex country.
This should not intimidate you at all! Remember that Egypt relies a lot on tourism and making sure tourists are and feel safe is important.
In certain places, like the Pyramids, I was incessantly pursued by street vendors or other service providers who wouldn't accept a refusal.