Amidst the loud and energetic city of Cairo lies many coliving options for remote workers and digital nomads. The city’s tech startup scene is thriving and it won’t be a surprise if it experiences a boom in its coworking and coliving trend in the next decade. Cairo is the capital of Egypt. It’s a mix of two contrasting landscapes, with lush vegetation as well as towering skyscrapers easily found within the city. Along with this, it marries both ancient and modern destinations. It houses the world-famous Pyramids of Giza and architectural sites dating back to the Roman, Arab, and Turkish times. The more modern opera houses such as the Cairo Opera House is also worth checking out. Through all these cultural hubs, remote workers will find delight in Cairo’s coliving scene. Because of the rising tech startup companies, great internet services and speeds can be found at most of the coliving options. The cost of living is also fairly affordable. Rent is relatively cheaper and visa policies aren’t as strict as with other places when it comes to accommodating nomads. For those who are wondering, the best time to visit Cairo is during the fall or spring - a time when the weather is not as hot as the other months.
A few facts about Cairo:
- The city has stood for more than a thousand years along the banks of the River Nile
- The city was founded in 969 AD and has been ruled by Egyptians, Romans, Turks, the British and the French over the centuries.
- Also called the “City of Minarets” because of its Islamic architecture
- The Holy Family is said to have lived at the Abu Serga Church’s site
- Cairo houses al-Azhar University which is one of the oldest universities in the world
- In Cairo, Sunday is considered the first day of the week. Their weekends are on Fridays and Saturdays.
With its affordable cost of living and rich culture, cuisine and architecture, it’s no wonder Cairo is a destination that digital nomads are looking to for their next coliving choice.