Cairo Travel Guide

Articles about Cairo

By Amy Schellenbaum
Looking to further capitalize on one of the most well recognized structures on the planet, the Egyptian government has unveiled renderings for a glassy pyramid skyscraper—a less-than-subtle (read: 660-foot-tall) homage to the country’s beloved anc...
By Everett Potter

Taking off on a journey alone? Have no fear. Here are the safest, friendliest countries for your solo adventure.

By Nicola McCormack
By Travel + Leisure Staff
Top 10 Hotels Overall: City 1. Park Hyatt, Milan 98.95 2. Stafford London by Kempinski 98.40 3. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 98.07 4. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi 97.50 5. Milestone Hotel, London 97.39 6. Olissippo Lapa Palace, Lisbo...

Restaurants in Cairo

If you’re in a rush, try the grilled to-go items at Sakara Café (named for an Egyptian settlement that dates back to 3100 B.C.). What would we pick up? A lamb and chicken shish kebab, plus the fresh tabouli (bulgur wheat) and fattoush (cucumber, tomato, onion) salads.

Things to do in Cairo

Many news and book outlets in the airport are operated by Al Shorouk, Egypt’s largest publishing house. Here you’ll find nonfiction and literature in three languages: English, French, and Arabic.