Egyptian affairs have been international news since the overthrow of President Mubarak in 2011. Egypt has held onto this unfortunate spotlight following the revolution, coup d’etat, and removal of Mohamed Morsi from office in 2013. Despite everything you hear, here’s why there’s no better time to visit the country.
1. It’s never been so affordable, and it probably never will be again.
Egypt’s economy is desperately dependent on tourism and hospitality. It’s full of the world’s most famous antiquities, as well as some of the most unique landscapes and recreational water activities. You can spend a weekend diving the Blue Hole of Dahab, climb the ancient blocks of the Great Pyramid of Giza, and descend through 3,000-year-old tombs of ancient pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings.