Egypt

Egypt, home of a mighty civilisation from thousands of years ago, is still a fascinating country to visit.

Why You Would Love Small Ship River Cruising on the Nile

Most people when they think of a Nile cruise immediately also think of Agatha Christie’s famous work, Death on the Nile. I can assure you that while my experience small ship river cruising on the Nile was exciting, it didn’t venture into murder and mayhem. My cruise...

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How Safe is It to Visit Egypt? A Personal Perspective

My story about the Nile Cruise I took in Egypt raised quite a few comments on the safety of visiting Egypt at this time.  In fact, the most common question was 'How safe is it to visit Egypt these days?"  I've taken some time to think about the answer and here are my...

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Swimming with the Fishes in the Royal Seascope 

We heard mixed reviews about the Royal Seascope glass bottom boat tours in Sharm el Sheikh. Some people loved them while others thought they were lame. The Seascope boats are semi submerged in the water so that you can experience the sea life without actually...

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Dolphin Encounter in the Gulf of Aqaba

What started out as a simple snorkelling expedition off the coast of the Sinai Peninsula turned into the most amazing dolphin encounter. We set off from Sharm el Sheik in a small inflatable boat bound for Tiran Island in the Gulf of Aqaba.  Tiran Island is known for...

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The Entertaining Old Market in Sharm

People tend to think of Sharm El Sheik as a fairly new resort town. In fact, there was a small community here long before the hotels and tourists arrived en masse. The heart of the old part of Sharm is Old Market, a maze of little streets that make up an Arab bazaar....

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Our Biggest Disappointment in Egypt 

Some things you hear about so much that they are never going to live up to your expectations. The pyramids at Giza were even better than I could have imagined from photographs or scenes from movies. The Great Sphinx of Giza, on the other hand, we found oddly...

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Tips For a Family Visit To The Giza Pyramids

Think you know about the Egyptian pyramids? Think again.  My children who had studied ancient Egypt in school were desperate to visit the pyramids.  Having spoken to enough people to gauge safety issues, I decided a day trip to visit the pyramids at Giza would work....

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The Colourful Streets of Cairo

I am back from my little jaunt to Sharm el Sheik in EgyptSharm el Sheik in Egypt with the kids. In search of sunshine, we found plenty of sun, sand and seasun, sand and sea as well as a beautiful country with hospitable people and an amazing culture and history. From...

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