Thursday, 30 January 2014

Is It Safe to Return to Egypt? : Condé Nast Traveler

"There sure is a lot of pent-up demand for Egypt right now. Within the past couple of weeks I've received more than a dozen emails from readers itching to go this spring and asking whether I think it's safe. I've been replying that, if it were me, I'd go. While the situation has been iffy at times and periodic political unrest in certain spots probably won't disappear anytime soon, earlier this month the U.S. State Department replaced its Egypt travel warning—which was advising people to avoid the country—with this Egypt Travel Alert, which says it's okay to go as long as you take certain precautions, such as avoiding demonstrations and locations where crowds gather. If it were me, I'd go now in order to take advantage of the relatively empty tombs, temples, hotels, and Nile cruise boats, and consequent low prices."................

Is It Safe to Return to Egypt? : Condé Nast Traveler

2 comments:

Al Splearsh said...

Coming March 8th.... it's been a long 9 months without being there.... the longest I've gone!

Al Splearsh said...

Really looking forward to coming back in March!