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Is it safe to live in Egypt?

Is it safe to live in Egypt?

Is it safe to Live in Egypt?   For us foreigners who live here, this isn’t even a question worth spending breath on – simply because the answer is, what we call, ‘blindingly obvious’. But for those who find themselves wondering what the answer is, often come to the wrong conclusion. And that conclusion is […]

Farah Stables El Gouna

Farah Stables El Gouna

Farah Stables El Gouna For those who have lived in El Gouna for a while, or have been visiting El Gouna for years, would have seen a sudden and unexpected change to Yalla Stables situated just off the main road between Downtown and The Abu Tig Marina areas of El Gouna. Yalla stables turned, very […]

6 Reasons why snorkeling is almost as good as diving.

6 Reasons why snorkeling is almost as good as diving.

6 Reasons why snorkeling is almost as good as diving. Any diver who reads this article will probably meet it with a bit of annoyance. But this is not for divers. It’s written and intended for those who, for whatever reason, can’t dive but still want to see the wonders of the sea and snorkeling […]

Bushra: The actress behind the El Gouna Film Festival

Bushra: The actress behind the El Gouna Film Festival

An interview with Bushra We managed to catch up with the talented and well-loved Egyptian actress Bushra. Behind the success and the red carpet is a very modest, personable and beautiful woman. Her contribution to the El Gouna Film Festival has been phenomenal. In this heart-warming interview with Bushra, let’s see what makes her tick… […]

Protecting our coral reefs

Protecting our coral reefs

A few thoughts on protecting our coral reefs. As a new diver, I have only recently acquired my open water certificate and have a grand total of 6 dives at the time of this writing. However, I have been a nature lover from birth and from a very young age I have had a deep […]

The Marinas in El Gouna

The Marinas in El Gouna

The Marinas in El Gouna Known as The Red Sea Riviera, Egypt’s east coast is extremely rich in beauty. Boasting crystal clear waters, coral reefs, abundant sea life and world-class diving spots, it has certainly made its mark on the map. For those who prefer to stay above water and/or on shore, the views from El […]

A Holiday in El Gouna

A Holiday in El Gouna

A Holiday in El Gouna In April 2016 we left London to go on a long journey, stopping at El Gouna along the way. What a fantastic decision! We have 2 boys, one 2 years old, and the other, 2 months…. Firstly, a day time flight is the best in my opinion as you get […]

Interview with Samih Sawiris

Interview with Samih Sawiris

An Interview with Mr. Samih Sawiris The Mastermind Behind El Gouna El Gouna is turning 30 years old this year, and many of us may be wondering how this safe and eclectic town came to be, where it all began and what goes on in the mind of someone who establishes a town. El Gouna […]

El Gouna Film Festival 2018

El Gouna Film Festival 2018

El Gouna film festival 2018 September 2018 finally brought us the 2nd edition of the El Gouna Film Festival. It was a highly anticipated event due to the outstanding success of last years 1st edition. This 1st edition was extremely well organised and highly sophisticated. With many angles to consider and the ever-present threat of […]