Before You Leave
Egyptian Tourist Authority. 212/332–2570; 323/653–8961; 312/280–4666; www.egypt.travel.
Ministry of Tourism. Misr Travel Tower, Maydan Abbassiya, Downtown, Cairo, Cairo. 02/285–4509.
Egypt Today. Egypt Today is an English-language current affairs and culture magazine covering a range of issues. www.egypttoday.com.
Go Red Sea. Go Red Sea has useful background information about the main Red Sea resorts and a booking engine for hotels and travel packages. www.goredsea.com.
Guardian's Egypt. Guardian's Egypt brings together information and news about Egypt and Egyptology. www.guardians.net.
History for Kids. History for Kids has helpful, simple information to help your kids understand what they'll see on their trip. www.historyforkids.org.
State Information Service. State Information Service has information about a range of issues from politics to travel to culture, issued by the Egyptian government. www.sis.gov.eg.
TourEgypt. TourEgypt is the official site of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, which provides lots of information about the country, as well as comprehensive history of pharaonic Egypt. www.touregypt.net.