Egypt

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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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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