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16 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

Ready to explore the best things to do in Aswan? From the stunning architecture of Philae Temple to day-tripping to Abu Simbel, discover Aswan’s charms with this in-depth guide.  Set along the east bank of the Nile River, Aswan is a laidback and friendly city that will capture your heart – not to mention your …

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How to Visit the Pyramids of Giza: A Practical Guide

Planning to visit the Pyramids of Giza? These stunning ancient structures loom large in Egypt’s cultural and physical landscape – here’s what you need to know before you go.  Egypt: the home of ancient civilisations and magnificent monuments. Littered with myths, legends, and logic-defying historical sites; near portals that pull you back in time.  Few …

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Taking a Nile River Cruise in Egypt: What You Need to Know and Where to Book

A Nile river cruise is a quintessential part of any Egypt trip. Discover the different types of Nile cruise and best picks with this guide.   Are you ready to set sail on the adventure of a lifetime? Hop aboard a Nile cruise to see Egypt at a different pace.  The colossal waters of the Nile …

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Visiting The Temples of Abu Simbel: A Practical Guide

The temples of Abu Simbel are some of Egypt’s best-known landmarks. Discover their history and plan your visit with this practical guide.  Welcome to the land of the pharaohs – where ancient rulers erected momentous structures honouring themselves and various gods. Few of these temples are as grand as the ones at Abu Simbel.  Abu …

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Visiting The Valley of the Kings: A Practical Guide

The Valley of the Kings is one of Luxor’s stunning attractions. Here’s why you need to visit (and how to plan your trip).  Since the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, The Valley of the Kings has captured the minds and hearts of travellers worldwide.  This “Gateway to the Afterlife” provides a look at the …

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What to Wear in Egypt (+ A Practical Egypt Packing List)

Gearing up for a travel adventure and no idea what to wear in Egypt? This ultimate Egypt packing list walks you through everything you need to know.  Egypt is world-renowned for its iconic ancient civilisation, desert-towering pyramids, and  incredible contemporary culture – so it’s no surprise that you’re planning your trip.  I’ve just returned from …

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Egypt Travel Tips: 20+ Things You Need to Know Before Travelling to Egypt

Planning your trip to Egypt and not sure where to start. Don’t stress – this guide is packed with all the Egypt travel tips you need to know before you go.  One day I’ll stop raving about my recent trip to Egypt… but that day is not today. If you’ve read my recent Egypt Itinerary, …

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Where to Stay in Cairo: The Best Places to Stay, Area by Area

Planning a trip to Cairo, Egypt? Sitting on the Nile River, just a stone’s throw from the Great Pyramids, this is one of the most iconic cities in Africa. These are the best places to stay, area by area. I’ve just returned from a trip to Egypt and, I have to say, Cairo is absolutely …

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The Best Things to do in Cairo (That Aren’t Just the Pyramids)

Looking for the best things to do in Cairo? Get ready to explore this captivating city. From the stunning Pyramids of Giza to the maze of the Coptic Quarter, these are the places you shouldn’t miss.  People love to hate on Cairo. “It’s too busy” they say. “It’s grimy” they wail. “There’s nothing to see …

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