Travel Agent Central

May 2019

Egypt is back. Though the country never left, visitor numbers dwindled after the 2011 revolution and subsequent protests that rocked Cairo through 2013. Unlike some more well-traveled destinations, there is a palpable warmth and appreciation freely given to travelers here. Veiled university women smile and blow kisses, locals wave and mouth “welcome” and Egyptians burst forth with “Thank you for coming to Egypt.” Learn a few Arabic phrases like Salam aleykum (hello) and shukran (thank you) and you’re sure to invoke an ancient Egyptian prayer that reads, “May you enter favored and leave beloved.”

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