Egypt fun facts

Alexandria, Egypt
20 Dec

9 Amazing Facts about Alexandria

Alexandria is one of the largest and most popular cities in Egypt – meaning it welcomes more than its fair share of tourists each and every year! In fact, if you’re planning a trip to North Africa in the near future, it’s likely Alexandria will pop up as a recommended spot to visit. But, before …
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1 Dec

10 Revealing Facts about the Rosetta Stone

We have all heard about Rosetta Stone and maybe even how useful it is for us to learn languages! But, before all that, the Rosetta Stone was one of the most useful and famous artifacts in the world. Here are some fun facts about the Rosetta Stone. 1. It was a deciphering tool. The Rosetta …
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30 Nov

10 Astonishing Facts about Amun, Egyptian God of the Air

Egyptian mythology is seemingly endless – teeming with fantastic deities and tales that people still follow to this day. One of the most important gods to arise from Egyptian legend is that of Amun, otherwise known as the god of the air. He was worshiped nationally across Egypt – making him one of the most …
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29 Nov

9 Guiding Facts about Anubis, the Egyptian God

Of all the gods and goddesses in Egyptian lore, Anubis is perhaps one of the most recognizable. He had a pivotal role in helping mortal souls transfer to the land of the dead – and as such, was revered for being extremely powerful and influential. But how much do you really know about the god …
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29 Aug

10 Royal Facts about the Egyptian God Ra

The Egyptian Gods are some of the most famous deities in world history. Their fascinating mythology has been an inspiration to generations of people and storytellers. So, let’s get to know one of the Gods a little better together – here are some fun facts about the Egyptian God, Ra. 1. Ra is high up …
interesting facts about mummification
7 Dec

13 Interesting Facts About Mummification

Mummification is a process where a human or animal that has died is preserved for a long duration by preventing their body from decomposing. Want to find out more? Here are some fun facts about mummification… 1. Egyptians were practicing mummification for centuries. Mummification became a cultural component in death for Egyptians as early as …
8 Nov

15 Curious Facts About Cairo

If you’ve ever considered taking a trip out to Egypt at any point, it’s likely you’ll have come across Cairo at one point or another! The stunning, ancient capital city of Egypt, Cairo continues to be an amazing tourist draw, and is a hugely popular haunt for historians. Let’s course through some fun facts about …
facts about the river Nile
2 Nov

12 Revealing Facts About The River Nile

Located in North Africa, the River Nile is one of the most famous rivers in the world. Egyptians have relied on this river since ancient times for irrigation and transport. Ready to learn more? Here’s 12 fun facts about the River Nile. 1. Is it really the longest river on the planet? Although traditionally considered …
interesting facts about the Sahara Desert
13 Oct

15 Hot Facts About The Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is huge, iconic and breathtaking.  It’s located in North Africa and covers large portions of the continent, but how much do you really know about this sandy region? Let’s shine a light on these 15 fun facts about the Sahara Desert… 1. The Sahara isn’t the biggest desert. The Sahara is the world’s …
British Empire Facts
2 Oct

24 Eye-opening Facts About The British Empire

British Empire, a comprehensive system of servitudes that over some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain. The policy of recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies led to the development of the notion of a ‘British Commonwealth’ by the 20th century. Several British colonies that became independent joined …
The Sinai Coast, Red Sea
10 Sep

13 Remarkable Facts About The Red Sea

Ever traveled to the Red Sea before?  This fascinating body of water is likely to be one of the most traveled on the planet, however, there is plenty about the sea that many people may not be aware of.  Its shoreline shares between multiple countries across the Middle East, and as such, it’s an important …
Interesting facts about Egypt
29 Aug

16 Fun Facts About Egypt

Tombs, shrines and pyramids – there’s literally thousands of years of incredible history on offer in Egypt.  Here’s some enlightening and fun facts about Egypt for you to discover… 1. Where even is Egypt? Bordered partly by the Mediterranean and Red Sea, Egypt borders Africa and the Middle East, sitting between the Gaza Strip, Israel, …
Facts about the Middle East
18 Aug

20 Marvellous Facts About The Middle East

The Middle East is a wild and vibrant place – full of curious culture, incredible business opportunities, and truly fascinating heritage. Many people are unaware of how thriving some of the bigger cities are in the Middle East. Unfortunately, there have been continuing reports across Western media regarding conflicts between nations out in the region …
facts about King Tut
19 Jun

11 Incredible Facts About King Tutankhamen

Looking to increase your knowledge on the ancient Egyptian pharaohs? Check out these 11 interesting facts about Tutankhamen, arguably the most famous pharaoh of all. 1. King Tut died young. Tutankhamun died at just 18 and is widely believed to have been quite unwell for most of his life. 2. He really wasn’t well when he passed. …
interesting facts about the Mediterranean Sea
7 Apr

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Mediterranean Sea

It’s the warm and calm holiday destination we all know and love, but how much do we know about what lies outside the resorts? Let’s take a look at these fun facts about the Mediterranean Sea that will be on the tip of your tongue from the moment you hear them. 1. The Med is …