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Crazy Cairo – Not for the Fainthearted!

Crazy Cairo – Not for the Fainthearted!

If you’ve never experienced an assault on all your senses simultaneously, take a trip to Cairo. Now the political turmoil is easing, yet Egypt’s always hectic capital is suffering from a severe drop in tourism triggered by the uprisings. Which …

Egypt’s Top Five: The Best of Egypt on a Short Break

Egypt’s Top Five: The Best of Egypt on a Short Break

Home of the mighty Pharaohs, Egypt has awed visitors from Alexander the Great to Napoleon. This vast nation is packed full of so much history that it can be difficult to decide what to see if your vacation is short …

2012 – The Year to Go to Egypt. Go to Egypt Now!

2012 – The Year to Go to Egypt. Go to Egypt Now!

My subject line is a little adamant, I know. Perhaps a little militant, which is ironic since it’s mostly the Egyptian military causing so much of the unrest in Egypt that has been widely reported here in the U.S. The …

Rollin’ on the River: An Intimate Guide to the Nile

Rollin’ on the River: An Intimate Guide to the Nile

In Arabic, Egypt is sometimes called Umm Al-Duniya, or the mother of the world. The Nile River, which waters the country, could give it some stiff competition for that title. Considered the world’s longest river, the Nile’s waters have …

The Superlative Mosques of Cairo

The Superlative Mosques of Cairo

You don’t get a nickname like the City of a Thousand Minarets without having earned it. A quick look at the Cairo skyline cements the Egyptian capital’s claim to the title: Everywhere you look, the spindled towers of mosques old …

Beaches to Brag About: Corners of Coastline that Deserve to be Seen

Beaches to Brag About: Corners of Coastline that Deserve to be Seen

Sand…sun…sea; the checklist to the perfect summer break. The trouble with settling on which beach to choose is that usually everyone else has discovered it as well. If you prefer your slice of sandy heaven to come without being sandwiched …

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