A lesson in Egyptian hospitality

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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Egypt’s Remote Siwa Oasis – A Must See!

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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Egypt – How does the Media Affect ‘Travel Trends’?

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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Egypt – Diving the Red Sea

There really is nothing like diving. It feels like being transported to another planet which our human limbs are not suited for. But really it is dissecting on a granular or molecular level one element of this incredible planet. Digging…

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