Cairo - Post Report Question and Answers

But don't forget your:

Sunglasses and sense of adventure. - Feb 2021


Sunscreen. - Nov 2020


Sunglasses. - Jan 2020


Lightweight long sleeve cardigans (for women) and sunscreen! - Jun 2018


Sunscreen. - Jan 2018


Patience, patience, patience. - Sep 2017


Sunblock, frequent flyer numbers. - May 2017


Factor 50 sunscreen. - May 2017


Sense of wonder and love of history - Jan 2016


Snorkeling gear, extra swim suits, Egyptian Arabic phrase book, next size up of clothing for your kids (local U.S.-type clothing can be expensive). - Oct 2014


Flashlights (tons of power outages, if you are not in a U.S. compound, especially during the summer). Good walking shoes and a small patio charcoal grill (for when you do not have electricity). My husband wishes he would have brought his CDs since he cannot take an MP3 player into work. Anything else you need...order on Amazon. - Aug 2014


Patience, sense of humor, passport for periodic breaks, sunscreen and air purifier. - Aug 2014


Hat, super tough sun screen. - May 2014


Return ticket. - Mar 2014


Sense of adventure and willingness to be harassed and looked down on for being a slutty American woman. - Jul 2013


sense of adventure. - Jul 2013


small arms. - Jun 2013


Sunscreen, hats, sunglasses and sense of adventure. - Jun 2013


sense of humor, patience, and understanding. Also, if you like to camp and have a 4X4, bring your camping gear. That is one of my favorite things to do here. - May 2013


Don't forget that you are the idiot who bid on this post. - May 2013


sense of humor, sense of adventure, and open mindedness. - May 2013


sense of humor and dust rags. - Feb 2013


camera -- although taking pictures of the wrong things can get you arrested. - Feb 2013


Air purifiers, extra filters, surgical masks for sand storms, and patience - you can wait hours in traffic everyday. - Mar 2013


Patience. This is a good opportunity to build solidarity with other colleagues and families, most of whom are struggling to maintain their sanity and productivity despite serious challenges, both internal and external. - Mar 2013


laptop. Oh, wait, the courts just decided to ban YouTube. So maybe you won't need it after all. - Feb 2013


soap and disinfectant - Jan 2013


Sunblock and water bottles. Nerves of steel when driving or walking! Swim goggles and nose plugs, scarves, summer clothes, light jackets, XM radio and .mp3's or CD's (only 2 stations on the radio to listen to and they are not filled with much variety). - Nov 2012


Sense of adventure, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, AIR PURIFIER! - Sep 2011


Extra sunglasses, snorkel and mask, easy small camera you can use to capture the odd things you see every day. - Jul 2011


Sunscreen, hat etc. - Jun 2011


Camera, swim suit, diving gear, softball gear, Boy Scouting gear. - Sep 2010


patience. - Jun 2010


Sunscreen, anything to filter the air, moisturizer, open mind waiting to be filled with vast amounts of information on Egypt's fascinating history, culture and language. - Dec 2009


Sunscreen! The sun gets very intense here. - May 2008


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