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  1. Birth Control in Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    So apparently this is kind of an awkward topic in Egypt, but I am married to an Egyptian and we do not want to have kids for a few years we are only 23. I am looking for options of birth control here but google seems to be no help. My Egyptian mother in law went to the pharmacy and had gotten me...
  2. Transporting dogs to Cairo

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello everyone :) I'm a newbie, moved to Cairo on the 19th after somehow managing to find my dream job by accident! Was randomly window shopping horsey jobs (am a riding instructor and horse trainer from the UK) after I moved to France with my mother as she offered me our old holiday home to...
  3. Upgrading urban egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    UPGRADING URBAN EGYPT Mohamed Elshahed March 09, 2013 Transport, potable water, electricity and sewage networks in Cairo and across Egypt are in desperate need of development and upgrading. While some recent accidents have highlighted the poor state of this network—take for example the numerous...
  4. Target earning level

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi, I will be moving to Egypt next year (July/August) and am planning to freelance as a designer/developer over the internet using freelance sites. I have a general question about how much I realistically need to earn to live comfortably. I have read some posts that suggest about £3000EGP is a...
  5. British nephews living with Egyptian dad. Advice please!

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi there! I am new to the forum so apologies for any unintentional breaches of forum etiquette. Brief background: I live in the UK. I've put my profile as expat in Egypt as that is the angle I'm coming from, if you see what I mean. My English sister lived in Egypt with her Egyptian husband and...
  6. Should she come or not?

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    hi, I just wanted to know your opinions. My mother has been planning on coming here to cairo nasr city with my two siblings (5 and 6 yrs). And stay here from beginning of june to the end of august. But now she is hearing these rumors from people she know in facebook and media, that it will...
  7. How to get a teaching job in Cairo

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I am a Turkish citizen, Oxford grad academic (humanities) whose wife recently found a job in Cairo at a German school in Cairo and has moved there. I have been looking for opportunities to move to Cairo as well but just can't find a proper job. The unis do not have a position for me apparently...
  8. Babythings in cairo-price?

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello, Is there anybody who knows how much it will normally cost in total to buy a babycrib/bed and a changing table in cairo? How much did you pay for your things? I just want to know a little what to expect when going shopping, and how much money I need to have. :) Thank you!
  9. Advice please, pregnant in Cairo,nasr city

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Assalamu aleikum, good evening :) I'm from Sweden, moving to egypt,cairo,nasr city in less than two weeks God willing. And I'm pregnant (due to give birth in the beginning of june...) I truly hope that it will not be too chaotic at this time, but everything can happen with the election and...
  10. Documentary

    Expat Media & Research Requests
    Hi everyone. I lived in Egypt last year and will be coming back today (2nd March) to film a documentary concerning the revolutions. I am hoping to have a great range of people involved. I know that the revolutions must have had an impact on all your lives so I would be most grateful if I could...
  11. Specialist grocery items

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi. I've been out here for a while now and managed to source most of my staples, but am missing a few items, so was wondering if anyone has come across any of these, here in Cairo. REAL maple syrup REAL peanut butter (ie not one laden with hydro fats, just whole peanut butter) Baking...
  12. Cairo winter and clothes.

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Can you get children clothes easily and what is the price like? How cold are Cairo winters? We are living in a tropical country right now so 18C is sweater time for us..
  13. Dentist in Cairo

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello, Can someone tell me about a good dentist in Cairo.:( Thanks
  14. moving to cairo for work this fall, wondering is it safe? where to live? how much??

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    hi everyone, i was just offered a job working in cairo (i am half egyptian and have traveled there a lot pre revolution) and am wondering what it's like now? my work would be in garden city, and considering it's proximity to the action, where's a good place to live? how much is a good rate...
  15. CEFR A1 English Test in Egypt

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Does anyone know any specifics about the content of the speaking and listening test (CEFR A1) please? Any info I find seems to be rather vague. :ranger:I don't think this test is too hard for my fiance but we would like to be confident that he has everything he needs before he goes for it...
  16. Expats in Egypt warned to avoid protests on biggest day of unrest so far

    Articles: Middle East
    British expats in Egypt are being advised to avoid political gatherings and demonstrations as the unrest continues in the country in the major cities of Cairo and Alexandria and the biggest protest so far is due today (Friday January 28). A statement on the website of the UK Foreign Office says...
  17. Flight from USA to Egypt??

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello! I am looking for some pointers when it comes to getting a flight from the US to Cairo. I have never flown before, so I am clueless about pricing and booking. Anyone have a website or company you would suggest to schedule the flight through. I've been looking at prices, and they are so...
  18. great drivers in Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello everybody I just wanted to put up a post about a really great driver that I have known for about three years. His name is Hany Botros and his number is 0107012737. His english is pretty good and he is very fair and inexpensive. If he is not available he also has a good friend that he...
  19. We're here and apartment hunting!?!

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello all. We just got in yesterday afternoon and need to start apartment hunting. Both my husband and I will be attending AUC for graduate school, but would like to find a flat somewhere convenient (between school in New Cairo and Downtown near the subway) and affordable (3500 egp) or less...
  20. Any good tennis players nearby?

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi there. I am Carmen Schmidt from the UK, married to an Egyptian and living in Nasr City fairly near to City Stars. I don't know any expats at all!! Does anyone nearby play a good standard of tennis? I used to play in the Surrey Leagues Grade C & D. Thanks, Carmen