As-salamu alaykum, and welcome to the no.1 social network for expatriates in Cairo and around the world! InterNations is a network which allows expats from all over the globe to share advice, help each other, as well as network and socialize. Our Cairo Community has a large member base from a variety of backgrounds and fields of work, and is a vital resource for anybody wishing to find out more about living and working in the Egyptian capital. The vast experience of our members ensures that you'll be able to find help with any of the issues you may have. Whether your question is "is Cairo safe to walk around at night for a woman?" or "what are the best international schools in Cairo?", our members have been there and done it and will be able to offer you the best advice possible.
With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Hong Kong or Amsterdam.
Attend our monthly events and activities for Cairo expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.
Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Cairo expat forums.
Cairo is one of the oldest cities on Earth, and has been a hugely important and bustling metropolis for most of that time. The capital of various Egyptian and Arabic states, it has a stunning array of history and architecture that will amaze even the most well-traveled expat. In the markets and souks, you'll find a fascinating array of food and unique products not available in any old shopping mall, making Egypt an endlessly fascinating place that expats often fall in love with. Although there can still be culture shock for westerners, most expats will find it much easier to adapt to than the likes of Dubai or Saudi Arabia. Unlike most Gulf States, expats often come to Cairo for reasons other than the purely financial, with NGOs and volunteer agencies providing a sizeable portion of the expatriate community. In addition, many work in the oil industry and the media, providing a very diverse community of expats for you to get involved with.
InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 420 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Jeddah or Shanghai, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.
Our members on InterNations are a diverse bunch, hailing from a variety of backgrounds and fields of work and interest. But they've also gone through a common approval process, so you can be sure that you'll have an enjoyable experience interacting with the group and that any advice you receive will be trustworthy. Once you've joined InterNations, begun to take part in group discussions, connected with fellow expats, and had any questions you may have been worrying about answered in our forums, there's also the opportunity to take your interaction offline. Our members organize a wide variety of activities to get involved with, from photography to dining as well as groups that allow you to visit some of the city's more spectacular sights. Our larger InterNations Official Events are also great for networking, and shouldn't be missed!