Women traveling with a friend may be wondering what the situation is like now that the ?Arab Spring? has led to massive changes in the way Egypt is governed. Female travelers are experiencing few problems and being American is a good thing as far as local people are concerned. It can be exciting being in a country at a time of positive change and Egypt is no exception. There is evidence of a new optimism and an opening up of attitudes which can only be beneficial for women taking a trip to Egypt.