People must know how funny and down to earth the British Ambassador in Egypt, John Casson is; his Twitter account even consists of so many Egyptian memes and hilarious comments, that makes us feel that he’s one of us!
Unfortunately, John Casson is leaving as his time in Egypt as the British Ambassador, is nearing its end. During his stay for the past four years, he has been raving about Egypt and its people on social media. He even started a hashtag #ReasonsToLikeCairo; and it literally might be one of the best marketing campaign for Egypt.
Since he is leaving us and we will, indeed, miss him; we decided to have a look back at the 10 best reasons to like Cairo which highlight his Egyptian experience:
One of Casson’s favorite street food in Egypt is none other than Baba Abdo, he likes Sacalance too guys!
Well, Sherin Abdel Wahab sung about it, so how can the British Ambassador not just love the mesmerizing felouka nights in our beautiful Nile River?
We already knew that the late astonishing Um Kalthoum is international, but it’s still great that even John Casson refers to her as Kawkab El Sharq; our pride!
Egypt’s architecture is indeed beautiful, our Egypt as a whole IS beautiful, but The Brit Ambassador was specifically attracted to its pretty windows. Just look at the colors of the first one!
Most of the Egyptian people talk about their endless love for Zamalek and its pretty greenish streets, with the beautiful trees and all; well, guess what? John Casson LOVES Zamalek too!
With the Egyptian National Team Shirt, the British Ambassador went for a Cairo Runners Marathon, this man just loves experiencing the stuff we do, and it’s awesome! He even took pictures, as he always does, with the people.
If you follow him on Twitter, you’d know that 90% of the time, all he does, other than talk about how amazing Egypt is, is that he raves all day and night about our Mo Salah; and it looks like he really understands Egyptians undying love for football!
Of course he would LOVE Khan El Khalili, who doesn’t? But it seems that he also really enjoys El Fishawy and its tasty mint tea!
Has this man ever passed through anything in Egypt without trying it? He even understands our love for El korba’s Ice Cream, name me any other ambassador who does that!
These pictures just made us crave cotton candy; Casson did not just choose any cotton candy to try out and express his love towards, he specified the one on Talaat Harb Square that is very locally sold, what a man!
We will truly miss John Casson, his funny tweets, Mo Salah supporting comments, jokes with Mohamed Heneidy on Twitter, and most importantly, his good spirit that promotes Egypt and its beauty all over!
What will you guys miss the most about our British Ambassador, and what do you think are his funniest moments?