Hiking desert and mountains of the Sinai Trail in Egypt

The Sinai Trail has been covered on TV, radio and in print, by news outlets around the world. A collection stories on the Sinai Trail can be found below.

The Guardian (UK): The Bedouin women breaking new ground, by Nariman El-Mofty/AP (April 2019)

France 24 (France):  Bedouin women blaze new trail in Sinai  (April 2019)

Al-Monitor: Women lead the way in Sinai hike  by Marc Espanol (April 2019)


The Telegraph (UK): Egypt’s amazing new hiking trail (February 2019)

BBC News (UK): In pictures: Hiking the Sinai Trail by Wael Hussein  (August 2018). Striking scenes from a trek through the Sinai desert.

National Geographic Traveler – Dutch edition: by Frits Meyst (June 2018). Breathtaking images of Sinai.

BBC (UK), The Egyptian hike that’s rewriting history, by Clodagh Kinsella. In depth feature on the 4st thru hike of the Sinai Trail in October 2018 (June 2018)

Business Monthly (Egypt/ USA)Crossing the Sinai, by Henry Johnson. In depth feature on the 1st thru hike of the Sinai Trail in 2017 (May 2017)

Wanderlust Magazine (UK) – ON THE TRAIL: 6 of the world’s greatest new hiking trailsAlso featuring the Jordan Trail. by Graeme Greene (April 2017)

Esquire (Middle East)Hiking in the South Sinai: the story behind Egypt’s surprising new tourist trailIn depth feature by Bethan Staton (March 2017)

BBC From Our Own Correspondent (UK), by Nick Redmayne. Radio feature on the 1st ever thru hike of the Sinai Trail, starts at 22 mins (March 2017)

What Women Want Magazine (Egypt)Asmaa Amr the First Egyptian Woman to Walk the Sinai Trail. In depth interview with Asmaa Amr. (December 2016)


Cairo Scene (Egypt) – Egyptian Becomes First Woman Ever to Complete the Sinai Trail. Short news feature on Asmaa Amr (December 2016)


Egyptian Streets (Egypt)Egypt’s Sinai Trail Wins Best New Tourism Project at BGTW Tourism Awards. Short news piece. (November 2016)


Al Ahram English (Egypt)Sinai Trail Initiative Wins Prestigious British Tourism AwardShort news piece (November 2016)


The National (Abu Dhabi, UAE)Following the Sinai Trail the Bedouin Way. Short feature by John Henzell (November 2016)


Cairo Scene (Egypt)Stunning Video Follows the Sinai Trail and Gets Nominated for British Guild Awards. Short piece with video link (November 2016)


Telegraph (UK)What a 1000 mile solo walk through the Middle East taught me. Personal reflections, by Leon McCarron (July 2016)


The 42 (Ireland)The Irishman who Reached the Summit of Mount Sinai after a gruelling 1500km walk. Short interview piece with Leon McCarron. (May, 2016)


TGO Magazine (UK)Northern Irishman Completes 1500km Through the Middle East. Short news piece, featuring Leon McCarron. (April 2016)


National Geographic (USA)Why a thousand mile hike through the Middle East ended after 160 miles. Short blog on Leon McCarron’s walk (February 2016)


Middle East Eye (Middle East)Une Balade Dans le Sinai, entre enthousiasme et inequietudes. Sinai is Safe III event, on the Sinai Trail. by Jenna le Bras (December 2015)


Reuters (UK)Bedouin Wilds of the Sinai, photo story on Sinai is Safe III, held on the Sinai Trail, by Asmaa Waguih (November 2015)


New Statesman (UK)The Bedouin tribesmen fighting a devastating tourism decline in the Egyptian peninsula, by Bethan Staton (June 2015)


Getty Images (USA)South Sinai Tourism, photo story on Sinai is Safe II, held on the Sinai Trail, by David Degner (May 2015)


L’Orient Le Jour (France)A flanc de montagne, des promeneurs se reapproprient le Sinai. About the Sinai is Safe II event, on the Sinai Trail. By Jenna Le Bras (May 2015)


Associated PressSinai is Safe Campaign launched to help boost tourist numbers, by Lily Grimes (November 2014)