By Daniel Cariello

Teaching English in Egypt – A country of splendour

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Egypt is a fantastic destination if you’re looking to teach English in a country that celebrates the history of the ancient world and offers tourists spectacular experiences with the majesty of the Pyramids and the splendour of the meandering River Nile. In addition to this, capital city Cairo offers an exciting nightlife and appeals to culture-seekers with splendid restaurants and opera. It is worth noting that it may be difficult to find teaching jobs outside of Cairo due to the capital being so central to the Egyptian economy. However, jobs in Cairo often offer the best salaries in North Africa.

If teaching in Egypt sounds like something that you would be interested in then you will require a TEFL Certification and experience would be beneficial although not necessary. When teaching in Egypt, you can expect to earn anything between $200 and $1500 per month. With an affordable average accommodation price of just under $100 per month and a very reasonable cost of living and visa requirements Egypt is a great choice for those who want to experience an exciting TEFL course but don’t want to break the bank.

A country of great architectural wealth, Egypt is home to several fascinating ancient cities such as Alexandria and Thebes that boast encompassing monuments and opulent burial chambers. For example, the Temple of Luxor is a must-see for any traveller wanting to take in Egypt’s breathtaking architecture. An incredible site and your opportunity to see a first-hand historical shrine to the Pharaohs’ of Ancient Egypt.

Culturally Egypt is a fascinating country with affable, welcoming people. Cairo is a splendid choice, and although a bit chaotic, a thoroughly enjoyable experience is a certainty. It is a city that never fails to astonish. Whether it’s the invigorating desert of the cool and calming waters Egypt is a stunning country to visit.

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