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  • April 12, 2017

8 Reasons to Attend Summer School in Cairo

Travelling is an enriching experience, whether alone or with company; you always gain extra layers of knowledge, happiness, and independence! Travelling for scientific purpose adds spice to your plate of adventure! So here are 8 reasons you should pick Cairo for this summer adventure.

1-Kasr Al Ainy

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Kasr Al Ainy is one of the ancient medical lighthouses that has always been and still is a top choice for medical students in Egypt and the Arab world. The hospital and outpatient clinics are visited by thousands of patients daily, so you’re going to have a very full and interesting diverse medical experience around the clock.

2-Cairo, the capital

Khan Al-Khalili

Since Cairo is the capital of Egypt, you won’t be bored for a minute. From cafés and exotic restaurants to eccentric outings, there’s really a whole lot of options for you to spend your time, and that’s just the basic outings. Which takes us to our next reason:

3-The NILE!

Whether you’re walking by the river side, having an early morning run on your way to college, or having a fun felucca ride at night, you’ll always have the chance to breathe in refreshing Cairo vibes.


 Giza pyramids Plateau

Cairo is the place to go to enjoy a mix of modern versus ancient. Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Saqqara, or Old Cairo, Khan el-Khalili—those are just minute examples in a bucket of varieties.

5-Did I mention the food?

Egyptian cuisine will simply make you drool. Traditional food varieties and a unique taste will always make you want to try more. Cairo streets are basically a big food court, so you won’t have trouble finding restaurants or small food places just about anywhere.

6-The weather

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It is well known that the weather in Egypt is magical; it’s always sunny through the year.

7-The hospitality


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Egyptian locals are known for their hospitality and friendliness, you’ll never feel lonely or homesick, Egypt feels like home.

8-It doesn’t end in Cairo

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You’ll have the chance to hit the beach and splash in the Red Sea, take a sunset felucca ride in Aswan, or experience Alexandria’s European flair. There’s always something to see or do in the corners of our beloved Egypt.

A summer vacation in Egypt will always be a soul gripping, remembered experience that will make you want to come back for more.

—Article by: Shadw Helal

Author: Shadw Hilal

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