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If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Heavy winter coats, tank tops. - Jan 3, 2018
Sense of personal space, nice car, healthy lungs. - Sep 9, 2017
Winter clothes. - May 25, 2017
Snow boots. - May 16, 2017
Umbrella - Jan 29, 2016
Impatience, need for paved roads and lane markers, tank tops and hot pants, umbrella and rain boots - Jan 29, 2016
Heavy winter clothing unless you plan to travel to Europe for winter. - Oct 8, 2014
Winter clothes, but long sleeves and lighter jacket for winter months is sufficient. - Aug 19, 2014
High expectations, need for consistent electricity, short skirts and tank tops, bicycle, flashy jewels and taste for alcohol... - Aug 19, 2014
nice shoes - we walk everywhere b/c its so nice to move outside - so bring walking shoes. - May 28, 2014
Luxury car, nice shoes, sense of safety/security. - Apr 2, 2014
Your enthusiasm for this great culture; they will beat you down at every turn. Truthfully, Egyptians don't want us here. - Mar 27, 2014
Short skirts and tank tops -- and your need to be respected as a woman. - Jul 23, 2013
umbrella. It only rained twice in 2 years, and then it just spit. - Jul 17, 2013
sense of security. - Jun 16, 2013
Impatience. - Jun 7, 2013
umbrella and rain coat. - May 22, 2013
Hopes and dreams of a good tour, and your idea that you will be liked or accepted by the locals. Also, any feelings of safety. - May 12, 2013
nice car and any revealing clothing. - May 12, 2013
tank tops, short shorts, and plunging necklines. - Feb 1, 2013
romanticized ideas about what Egypt is like. Even Arabs who visit here for the first time are shocked, particularly now, at the filth, deteriorating infrastructure, and significantly degraded security environment. - Feb 14, 2013
High expectations. - Mar 31, 2013
Optimism. - Mar 26, 2013
sense of security. - Feb 13, 2013
obsession with being clean; - Jan 18, 2013
short dresses and slinky tops - or slinky clothes of any kind! Also, no winter gear is needed. Bikes for small children are iffy - teens and adults use them. Leave behind your ideas that the streets will be clean and the place will smell fresh. Also leave behind ideas that rules will be enforced . But, overall, people are kind. You can also leave behind your worries about stationary and framing needs - - - shops for those are everywhere! - Nov 27, 2012
Umbrella - Sep 20, 2011
parka - Aug 4, 2011
Winter clothes, bicycle (unless you are a child or willing to drive your bike out to the desert to ride), expectations about traffic/promptness, short shorts or other revealing clothes. - Jul 19, 2011
Heavy coat, gloves, umbrella (except for the sun). - Jun 5, 2011
Bicycle. There is a cycling group that rides together every Friday morning, but there most of the sights along the way are eyesores. The crazy drivers make it too dangerous to ride your bike outside of Friday mornings. - Sep 22, 2010
western attitide. I find they generally dont like Americans. - Jun 26, 2010
Tank tops and short-shorts, and sense of personal space (Cairo is a city of 20 million people). - Dec 2, 2009
Bikes - we went back and forth on this, but the roads in Maadi are just terrible, and there are no good options for tracks that kids can ride around on. - May 12, 2008