The U.S. State Department has lifted its travel warning against Egypt, but you should still take care and be aware that the situation could change rapidly. It’s important that potential visitors stay aware of the situation, carefully weigh the benefits against the risk and take necessary precautions, such as remaining alert to new information and registering with their embassy.
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Egypt – the word evokes images of pyramids and camels, tombs and temples, caches of ancient civilizations lying beneath a vast desert. Lesser known is Egypt’s other side – cerulean waters on soft sand beaches against mountain backdrops, colorful canyons and lush oases holding secrets of the desert and open and approachable locals happy to share bits of their lives. While these aspects of Egypt are not as famous as its ancient history, they are a powerful part of the country’s character. Where do you go to unlock this side of Egypt? One spot that holds the key is the south Sinai town of Dahab. Whether you’ve never heard of it or have been longing to go for years, here are a dozen reasons why you should travel to Dahab.