10 Inspiring Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want To Visit Egypt Right Now

10 Inspiring Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want To Visit Egypt Right Now

Monday, 15 November, 2021

The crumbling grandeur of the Great Sphinx and colossal pyramids can make it easy to forget that Egypt has even more delights to offer travelers and curiosity seekers.

Yes, Egypt’s ancient history is fascinating, and the allure of relics from thousands of years ago is irresistible. But as these photographers illustrate so vividly, cities like Cairo and Alexandria showcase pretty details and charming vistas around every corner. There’s also colorful Egyptian cuisine, the natural beauty of the Nile, the stories of everyday Egyptians, and Egyptologists celebrating and demystifying the past.

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Everyday Egypt - @everydayegypt

For editorial-style snapshots and portraits that tell the story of everyday Egyptians…

 

The Grand Egyptian Museum - @grand_egyptianmuseum

For compelling images from the official account of The Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza…

 

Karim Kazim - @this.is.egypt

For lush photos that capture the people and scenery of Egypt…

 

Experience Egypt - @experienceegypt

For postcard-worthy photos that will inspire you to start planning your trip asap…

 

The History of Egypt Podcast - @egyptpodcast

For a podcast that digs into ‘things you don’t see very often’ with Egyptologist Dominic Perry…

 

Egypt Cradle of Civilization - @egypt.culture

For glittering photos of pharaohs, tombs, jewelry, and more from ancient Egypt…

 

Salma Saleh - @salma_saleh_gamal

For charming video (with great music) of Egyptian cuisine from a Topchef semifinalist…

 

Egyptian Foodies - @egyfoodies

For images of the wide variety of tempting food found in Egypt…

 

Egypt Eats - @egypt_eats

For photos of crave-worthy Egyptian cuisine…

 

Dr. Colleen Darnell - @vintage_egyptologist

For stunning retro fashions (and very informative captions) that evoke a very strong Death on the Nile vibe…

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Top image courtesy of Mhmd Sedky/Unsplash.

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