- Download our Moving to Egypt Guide (PDF)
When considering a move to a new city, there is nothing more useful than hearing real-life stories from other expats who have lived there. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Egypt and would like to share your experience.
Moving from Canada to Egypt – Read interviews with Canadian expats living in Egypt
|Marc Desilets is a Canadian expat living in Egypt. He loves the friendliness of locals towards foreigners as well as the incredibly low cost of living. Armed with a teaching degree, he found it easy to settle down in his adoptive country. Read more about his expat life in Egypt.
Moving from America to Egypt – Read interviews with American expats living in Egypt
|Maryanne Gabanni is an American expat living in rural Egypt. She runs a farm that provides education programmes for locals. She loves the relaxed, community-centred culture of life in the countryside. Read more about her expat life in Egypt.
|Lestina Slocum is a retired American police officer who moved to the Egyptian resort town of Hurghada nine years ago. She loves the relaxed lifestyle, including the snorkelling, shopping and dining out, and finds her pension goes a lot further in Egypt than it would back in the States. Read more about her expat life in Egypt.
Moving from the UK to Egypt – Read interviews with British expats living in Egypt
|Sam Welbeck is a blogger, freelance writer and producer who moved from London to Cairo with his wife and three children to slow down and spend more quality time with his family. Since moving to Cairo, Sam has kept an online blog helping expats gain valuable information about moving to and living in Egypt. Read about his expat life here.
►See Culture Shock in Egypt for information about cultural norms in the country
Are you an expat living in Egypt?
Expat Arrivals is looking for locals to contribute to this guide, and answer forum questions from others planning their move to Egypt. Please contact us if you'd like to contribute.
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