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What Egyptians Living Abroad Miss the Most (and Least) About Egypt

June 25, 2021
Pyramids of Giza. Photo credit: Wikipedia

Leaving Egypt can be bittersweet. Like everything else in life, it has its pros and cons and can be a very hard decision to make; even though you’re pursuing a world of new opportunities, you’re also leaving valuable things behind. From the hustle and bustle of New York to Romeo and Juliet’s Verona, we asked some Egyptians who live abroad what they miss the most and least about Umm El Donia. 1. Rafik Ramzi – Left in 2014, currently in Munich, Germany What I miss the most: “Family, friends, and food. I miss having breakfast at arabeyet el fool and going for a late dinner of molokheyya and moza dany at Kebdet El Prince!” What I miss the least: “The bubble lifestyle; that the rich are living in gated compounds and that the society is very layered.” 2. Cinderella Nabil – Left in 2012, currently in Dubai, UAE What I miss the most: “My family and friends. I miss seeing them every other day, midnight rides, Moussa’s (my four-year-old nephew) hug and wit. I miss staying up late with my friends arguing and laughing. I miss their embrace and company…

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