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Great Sphinx

Long Weekend in Cairo

Clint Johnston | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Cairo is a common entry point to exploring the vast treasures of Egypt and one would need weeks to fully discover what the country has to offer.

Advice to the Sphinx: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

Kelly James Clark | Posted 01.28.2013 | Home
Kelly James Clark

Misdirected religious fervor can destroy priceless relics just about anywhere. So it's not surprising that an Egyptian sheik would find a convenient target in his own backyard. Given the size and status of the Sphinx and the Pyramids, they afford a convenient target.

Egypt Reopens Giza Pyramid & Tombs To Tourists

Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel

Egypt's new Antiquities Minister has reopened the Pyramid of Chefren and six other ancient tombs on the Giza plateau in a bid to bring tourists back t...

Andrew Burmon

Visiting The Next Giza | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The only English words heard in Said Gomaa's coffee shop are expletives shouted by the action stars blasting their way through a satellite network's a...

Slide Over, Sphinx!

Ann Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ann Miller

We can "attend" internet virtual marches, demonstrate in solidarity in our streets, and sign petitions of support, but this isn't our fight -- it's Egypt's alone. We should be inspired.

We the People

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

We have lost our way and the Egyptian people in the streets of Cairo are shining a light for the world to see. If our President will not say it, then we must go to our proverbial rooftops and scream that freedom lives eternally.

Christmas in Cairo: A 48 Hour Story

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Badt

Surprisingly, neither of the two taxi drivers I asked to take me to the pyramids understood my destination -- despite the fact that I would think these large stone edifices are a mainstay of Cairo tourism.