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Planning a family vacation that appeals to everyone can feel downright impossible at times. This becomes especially difficult if your kids are at different ages...
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23
Mar
2018

A Guide to the Best of Cairo for Every Traveller

Planning a family vacation that appeals to everyone can feel downright impossible at times. This becomes especially difficult if your kids are at different ages. Finding something an eight-year-old will enjoy is vastly different than finding something a 14-year-old will enjoy. To that end, it’s important to consider what your destination can offer everyone in…

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What a treat!! You have 48 hours in Cape Town to enjoy the most amazing city on the African continent. There’s a LOT to do so you better start early in th...
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23
Feb
2018

48 hours in Cape Town Itinerary: The Best Bits & More

What a treat!! You have 48 hours in Cape Town to enjoy the most amazing city on the African continent. There’s a LOT to do so you better start early in the morning to cover as much as possible. Take our advice and follow our 2 days in Cape Town itinerary. Day 1 Morning In…

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In the fifth of our interviews with digital nomads who have experienced living in different countries around the world, we talk to Simon and Erin from travel bl...
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26
Nov
2017

Living in Cape Town as a Digital Nomad: What's it Like?

In the fifth of our interviews with digital nomads who have experienced living in different countries around the world, we talk to Simon and Erin from travel blog Neverending Voyage. Full-time travellers and digital nomads, Simon and Erin have been travelling full-time since March 2010 and in that time have earned a living from their…

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Cape Town is South Africa’s most beloved city and is often seen as a world of its own as it is so different from both the rest of the country and the rest of ...
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22
Nov
2017

A Guide to Cape Town, South Africa's Favourite City

Cape Town is South Africa’s most beloved city and is often seen as a world of its own as it is so different from both the rest of the country and the rest of the continent. Better known as the ‘Mother City’, Cape Town boasts a cosmopolitan fusion of cultures, cuisines, landscapes and design. This…

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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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18
Oct
2017

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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11
Oct
2017

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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4
Oct
2017

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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27
Sep
2017

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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20
Sep
2017

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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