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We asked people living in Egypt to list three things they wish they had brought and three they wish they had left behind. They responded...

"When moving to Egypt, it is important to pack items that will help you adjust to the climate and culture. Pack lightweight, breathable clothing that is appropriate for the hot and dry climate. Bring a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun. Bring comfortable shoes for walking and exploring. Pack a few items of formal clothing for special occasions. Bring a few items of traditional clothing to show respect for the culture. Bring a few books or magazines to help pass the time. Don't forget to bring any necessary medications and toiletries. Finally, make sure to bring a valid passport and any other important documents," explained one expat living in Egypt.

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