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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!

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Mobile Phone, Sim Cards And Internet Frustrations… Just A Normal Day In Egypt!

YES I KNOW.... I have been very very bad at updating my blog, but wait for it..... Drumroll..... I HAVE AN EXCUSE!!! I have not had internet for a long long time... Egypt knows how to mess with you, stress you out, make you absolutely furious!!! Dont worry I will explain all to you now...… Continue reading Mobile Phone, Sim Cards And Internet Frustrations… Just A Normal Day In Egypt!

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The First (In Many) Before And After Photos Post!

I went over this moment a million times over and over again in my head... How should I organise the photos... Do I do a whole before post and then an after post, do I add the renovation photos, bla bla, all the boring thoughts.... So I eventually settled on posting the before and after… Continue reading The First (In Many) Before And After Photos Post!

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Kitchen… Kitchen… Kitchen… AAAAAAHHHHH FREAKING STUPID KITCHEN!

Welcome all to my long awaited post about my spectacular kitchen... So my kitchen has been the reason for all my frustrations... Frustrations from calling for delivery and getting wrong food or super late cold food... Not being able to choose what goes in the dish and having a limit of 4 delivery restaurants, most… Continue reading Kitchen… Kitchen… Kitchen… AAAAAAHHHHH FREAKING STUPID KITCHEN!

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The Dreaded Mogamma Experience…. (An Extreme Real Life Horror Movie)

As a person with a Norwegian passport I need to have a visa to live legally in Egypt. Legel, shmegal, WHATEVER.... Egypt doesn't have any laws so everything is officially legal! If I didn't own an apartment I promise you with hand on my heart I would do exactly like all the other foreigners here..… Continue reading The Dreaded Mogamma Experience…. (An Extreme Real Life Horror Movie)

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A Mini-Update…

So here I am sitting in my new lovely apartment, completely finished, with all the furniture and the kitchen fitted... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA sometimes I can be REALLY funny! Last week I posted about how excited I was to finally move into my finished apartment. Well that excitement faded quickly when the engineer decided to spend another… Continue reading A Mini-Update…

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Step 3… Nearly There…

Its been ages since I posted anything about the apartment. This is because between the completely destroying and rebuilding of the apartment they have been busy working on the 'behind the scenes' stuff. The stuff that really annoys me that I have to pay for as its 'hidden' money. Nobody will walk into the apartment… Continue reading Step 3… Nearly There…