"Make an effort to learn a..." Egypt Local Custom Tip by SGM

Egypt Local Customs: 225 reviews and 149 photos

Make an effort to learn a little Arabic. It's a difficult language, but if you learn the basics ( hello, goodbye, thank you etc.)people will love you for it and it will sometimes open a door up that you might not have otherwise had a chance to experience.
Don't stick cameras in peoples faces without first asking as they might take offence to it.
In the more traditional areas, if you're a female, most older men won't acknowledge your existence, but don't take it the wrong way - it's their culture.
Last of all - COVER UP !

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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