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.



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. Picture of Sam Welbeck - Black and White