Living in Egypt
By Betsy Burlingame
Last updated on Feb 10, 2022
Expats, digital nomads and retirees talk about what it is really like living in Egypt. They offer advice about meeting people, cost of living, finding a home and more.
What do I need to know about living in Egypt?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Egypt, they said:
"Be very prepared not let the backward ways and slowness and unorganized ways get to you. Relax and take it for what this country is great for which is cultural, beauty, great food and fun in the sun,"
said another expat in Alexandria.
How do I meet people in Egypt?
Living in Egypt Guide
Guide to Living in Egypt covering expat life, local culture, finding a home, diversity and more.
Join our Egypt forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Egypt.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Egypt.