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When we began looking at accommodation options for during our time in Egypt’s history-rich city of Luxor, we had no idea that we’d need to make a ...
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Oct
2017
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Luxor West Bank Guide: What to Do, See, Eat & Sleep

When we began looking at accommodation options for during our time in Egypt’s history-rich city of Luxor, we had no idea that we’d need to make a decision on which side of the Nile River to stay. When booking our previous Cairo accommodation, Downtown Cairo on the East side seemed the obvious choice, but in Luxor, we didn’t…

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Along with the Pyramids of Giza, Islamic Cairo is our favourite part of the Egyptian capital. Characterized by a maze of wonderful narrow streets and alleys whe...
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Oct
2017
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Our DIY Islamic Cairo Walking Tour Map of Things to See

Along with the Pyramids of Giza, Islamic Cairo is our favourite part of the Egyptian capital. Characterized by a maze of wonderful narrow streets and alleys where hundreds of mosques, tombs, markets, madrasas, mansions, and fortifications dating back to the Islamic era can be explored. An Islamic Cairo walking tour map is definitely needed so not…

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We’d read many travel blogs and trip advisor forums where travellers have had major issues purchasing tickets to ride the daytime train from Cairo to Luxor. M...
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Oct
2017
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Can Tourists Ride the Day Train From Cairo to Luxor?

We’d read many travel blogs and trip advisor forums where travellers have had major issues purchasing tickets to ride the daytime train from Cairo to Luxor. Most travellers who plan to make the train journey between Egypt’s main two cities quickly discover that at Cairo’s two train stations, Ramses and Giza, ticket sellers will not…

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Downtown Cairo is an area of the city with the biggest selection of budget accommodation and cheap eating options. Although not as glamorous as Zamalek Island i...
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Sep
2017
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12 Things to do in Downtown Cairo, Egypt

Downtown Cairo is an area of the city with the biggest selection of budget accommodation and cheap eating options. Although not as glamorous as Zamalek Island in the middle of the Nile River, Downtown area is still popular with Egyptians and international tourists. If you’re in town for a few days, at some point, even…

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When most people think of Egypt, they think of the Great Pyramids of Giza. They’re an image that everyone is familiar with and that’s no surprise as...
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Sep
2017
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Our Trip to See the Pyramids of Giza - Take Our Advice

When most people think of Egypt, they think of the Great Pyramids of Giza. They’re an image that everyone is familiar with and that’s no surprise as being one of the Seven Wonders of the World. No trip to Egypt is complete until a visit to the pyramids has been undertaken. Our trip to see…

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With temperatures regularly reaching over 35 degrees, Africa is the last place you may think of as a skiing destination. However, high up in the Atlas Mountains...
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Jul
2017
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Why Morocco has One of the Best Ski Resorts in Africa

With temperatures regularly reaching over 35 degrees, Africa is the last place you may think of as a skiing destination. However, high up in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is one of the best ski resorts in the country, Oukaimeden. A Glimpse of Oukaimeden Just 80 kilometres from the hot and dusty city of Marrakech…

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The mother city is a hive of activity with plenty of things to do. Apart from sightseeing, eating, drinking and visiting the many historical sites in Cape Town,...
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Jun
2017
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The Ultimate Top 10 Cape Town Adventures List

The mother city is a hive of activity with plenty of things to do. Apart from sightseeing, eating, drinking and visiting the many historical sites in Cape Town, it just so happens that it’s also become the adventure capital of South Africa. Here you can choose from extreme adventure right down to mellowed out adventures.…

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The best 10 things to do while in Marrakech Marrakesh, one of Morocco’s major cities is also known as The Red City. Much of the city’s buildings are...
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May
2016
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The Best 10 Things to do While in Marrakech

The best 10 things to do while in Marrakech Marrakesh, one of Morocco’s major cities is also known as The Red City. Much of the city’s buildings are made from tabia bricks, which is a mixture of red mud and water from the Hazou plains. But red is just one of the kaleidoscope of colours…

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