Egypt post revolution looks to be a vastly different place. As a visitor, I don’t claim to understand the complexities and as with every political situation, there are many sides and opinions as to what the outcome might have been.…

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Siwa Oasis is one of the lesser visited areas on the Egyptian tourist trail and most certainly off the beaten track. It’s two days out of Cairo and really warrants an overnight by the sea in Marsa Matrouh. One thing…

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It’s been many years since I first visited the Middle Eastern country of Syria, and little did I know I was to be back a few times more. It always felt like a very different country to those on the…

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My partner said to me that I will literally travel anywhere, regardless of what type of unrest is happening in the country. This was right to a certain degree, basically my benchmark is the Foreign Office – when they advise…

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It truly was a strangely magnificent feeling the first time I ran into the salty waters of the Dead Sea. My mind expected to dive in, swim underwater and resurface much deeper; not balance on top of the water like…

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