Preparing to film dinner in Alexandria, Egypt

Hey, I’m Rick Steves. I’m in a great little fish restaurant in Alexandria in Egypt, and this is kind of making TV. We’re in here a little early, and I was hoping there’d be a lot of people but there’s not. These guys don’t want to be on the TV show and you’ve always got to ask and respect people,

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Mahmya Island in Hurghada, Egypt

Mahmya Island in Hurghada, Egypt

Mahmya Island in Hurghada, Egypt Snorkel the coral reefs and gardens of the Red Sea island of Mahmya in the protected waters of the Giftun Island National Park, and marvel at dolphins, schools of colorful fish, and more. Swim in the crystal clear waters, and laze on white sand beaches. Marsaalamtours representative will pick you up from your resort in

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Weird Borders: Middle East

Weird Borders: Middle East

The Middle East is a place where the borders are as messy as the politics. One interesting case is the border between Oman and the United Arab Emirates, where there is a piece of the UAE inside a piece of Oman that is itself inside the UAE. Prior to World War one much of the Middle East was controlled by

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