Expat Experiences in Egypt

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.

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.

Canadian expat in Cairo

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.

Lestina Slocum - An American expat 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, sit still 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.

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Expat Health Insurance Partners

Aetna Global

Aetna is an award-winning insurance business that provides health benefits to more than 650,000 members worldwide. Their high quality health insurance plans are tailored to meet the individual needs of expats living and working abroad.

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Bupa Global

Bupa Global's international private medical insurance offers expats direct access to some of the very best doctors and hospitals in the world. Bupa is chosen by individuals who value expertise, freedom and quality. You can choose to see your preferred doctor close to home or a specialist in another country. Their health insurance plans are designed for day-to-day healthcare needs too.

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