Though the country has weathered its share of hardships in recent years, there are still dozens of reasons to visit Egypt as soon as you can. You might think of the nation and picture miles of sand and rock, but Egypt is home to much more than just pyramids (even though the pyramids are sensational). The country is also home to dozens of art galleries, museums, fantastic shopping opportunities, and so much more. There’s a ton of stuff to do in Egypt, but there is also some danger lingering in the nation’s corners. If you want to avoid trouble when you’re visiting Egypt, here are some tips to help make sure your trip is nothing but great memories.
1. Don’t Overlook the Terrorist Threat
By and large, any trip to Egypt will be relatively safe. That being said, the State Department has issued a warning for the potential for terrorist activity in the region. The local government maintains heightened security in areas of high tourist concentration, but the threat still remains.