Egyptian Guide, Life In Cairo

An Egyptian Guide To… Driving (Part 1)

I would like to start by apologizing for being gone so long! I have officially become the world champion of indoor... You mean indoor what? No, I'm the champion of indoor... Being indoors! I am the best in the world at not leaving my apartment! Thank you, thank you! Yes it is difficult! You want… Continue reading An Egyptian Guide To… Driving (Part 1)

Life In Cairo, travelling

Having To Speak Government Spanish, Empadronarse, And Being Welcomed Back To Egypt In Style!

And I'm back in Crazy Town... Ironically that used to be my favourite band EVER, and my favourite song was butterfly! BUT I never thought my love for that band would make me move to a Crazy town or rather city, actually Cairo is so big you could call it a country... The Egyptians call… Continue reading Having To Speak Government Spanish, Empadronarse, And Being Welcomed Back To Egypt In Style!

Pilot Life, travelling

Flying to London with a Captain, and how you avoid security at Cairo Airport! 

We are off to London for a few days, so I thought I would share with you my Cairo Airport experience. And what a lovely one it was!  Recently after the crash in Sinai, everyone has been talking about the extremely impressive security that the airport has adopted. Security at the airport in Cairo has… Continue reading Flying to London with a Captain, and how you avoid security at Cairo Airport! 

Apartment In Cairo, Life In Cairo

Apartment Shopping In Cairo: A Horror Movie And A Smelly Experience!

Oh lord almighty have mercy on me and my nightmares... Let the rain wash away all my sins and memories of the last night... No im not religious, buuut this post, or rather story definitely needs a lot of prayers... I feel like I was Eve and ate a piece of the apple and my… Continue reading Apartment Shopping In Cairo: A Horror Movie And A Smelly Experience!

Life In Cairo

My First Week With Egyptian Neighbours, And Loving Every Minute Of It!

I thought id tell you about a little incident we had last week... Well it was mayor panic mode incident at the time, but looking back now it just makes me furious, as most of the stuff that happens in this country does! But first let me just explain what Egyptian neighbours are like... Nosey,… Continue reading My First Week With Egyptian Neighbours, And Loving Every Minute Of It!

Life In Cairo, Uncategorized

New Year, New Blog Look, Same Old Me! 

Happy new year everyone. I hope you had an amazing new years eve celebration and year 2015! I have been gone for a while, way too long, but I just needed a break from blogging about all the stress with the salon, stupid Egypt and then I was gone for several month, without access to… Continue reading New Year, New Blog Look, Same Old Me! 

Life In Cairo, Salon Life

When Rats And Snails Collide They Throw S*** At You, And Your Dreams Are Over… The Closing Of A Business Not Open Yet!

The last month I've been super busy trying to get the salon finished and open.. I mean it's about time right, 6 months to paint and lay some flooring in a 24m2 salon, should NOT take this long... About two weeks ago the engineer (Lets call him a snail because he is so slow!), finally… Continue reading When Rats And Snails Collide They Throw S*** At You, And Your Dreams Are Over… The Closing Of A Business Not Open Yet!