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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 28th, 2017

Backpack vs Suitcase….

In Egypt | Travel Tips

If you have an opinion on this it will usually be a strong one. People who travel with backpacks see it as a badge of honour, a way of earning the travel experience you are about to have.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 14th, 2017

8 products for less stressful travelling

In Egypt | Travel Tips

The most experienced travel gurus know that the key to smart travelling is efficiency. Packing lightweight, compact items that help you navigate your travel experience is best.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 14th, 2017

Brief history of Baalbek, Lebanon

In Egypt | Destination Guides

The town of Baalbek is located in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, approximately 85km northeast of Beirut and 75km north of Damascus (Syria). Nowadays the town is famous for its exquisitely detailed Roman ruins which attract thousands of tourists to the country each year and also plays host to the annual Baalbek festival.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie May 11th, 2022

5 Best excursions to do in Hurghada

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration

Are you staying in Hurghada and looking for things to do? Check out our selection of excursions, day trips and small group & private tours in Hurghada. Here you can enjoy a unique and personalized experience while exploring some of Egypt's most famous sites. Hurghada is an active town located on Egypt’s Red Sea Coast for anyone searching for an on the go adventure or just some well deserved rest and relaxation. It is also Egypt’s oldest resort. While it was once a small fishing village it has grown to be quite the tourist attraction for many to enjoy.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 22nd, 2017

Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration , Travel Tips

The word hieroglyphics refers to a method of writing used by ancient Egyptian. Hieroglyphics involved a series symbols, or hieroglyphs, which are ‘pictures’ of the words or sounds.

Ralph Foulds By: Ralph Foulds September 1st, 2022

Abu Simbel Tour from Aswan

In Egypt | Destination Guides

This monumental temple complex was built by King Ramses II (c.1279-1213 B.C.E.) in what was once known as ancient Nubia, as a demonstration of both his worldly and divine power. He was the most prolific pharaoh in terms of building works, and a highly accomplished military leader.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie September 20th, 2022

Cheap Egypt Tours: Finding budget tour packages to Egypt

In Egypt | Travel Tips

Guide to finding Egypt budget tours. Egypt is one of the most popular and unique tourist destinations in the world. From the bustling streets of Cairo to the spectacular archaeological sites, from the beautiful desert scenery to the popular beach resorts of the Red Sea, Egypt has something for everyone.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie September 20th, 2022

Cruises on the Nile: How to find the best Egypt Nile cruise

In Egypt | Travel Tips

Guide to the best Nile River cruises. Taking a Nile cruise is one of the most popular things to do on an Egypt Holiday. Operating between Luxor and Aswan, taking a Nile cruise offers an excellent way to visit the many pharaonic sites that lie close to the river Nile.

Frans Brewis By: Frans Brewis September 22nd, 2022

Step Pyramid of Djoser: A Tourist's Guide

In Egypt | Destination Guides

The Djoser's Pyramid, also known as The Step Pyramid of Djoser, is one of Egypt's most iconic and well-known structures. It is also one of the oldest, dating to around 2630 BCE. Djoser's Pyramid was built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Djoser and is one of the most important examples of early Egyptian architecture.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 12th, 2022

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar: A Tourist's Guide

In Egypt | Destination Guides

Khan el-Khalili is one of the most famous and interesting places in Cairo, Egypt. It is a large bazaar and market area over 600 years old. It is where you can find almost anything, from spices to souvenirs to clothing.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 13th, 2022

Colossi of Memnon: A Tourist's Guide

In Egypt | Destination Guides

People love visiting the Colossi of Memnon because they are fascinated by ancient Egyptian culture and beliefs. The Colossi are one of the most well-preserved examples of ancient Egyptian art and architecture. Known as an acoustic wonder of the ancient world, this attraction in Egypt is a must-visit.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 31st, 2022

Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo: A Tourist's Guide

In Egypt | Destination Guides

Tourist love visiting the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo because of is home to an incredible collection of artefacts from all over the Muslim world. From intricate mosaics and beautifully-illustrated manuscripts to intricate metalwork and carved wood, there is something for everyone to admire.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 28th, 2022

The Temple of Philae: A Tourist's Guide

In Egypt | Destination Guides

The Temple of Philae is a popular tourist destination located on an Island of the Nile River between the old Aswan Dam and the Aswan High Dam in Aswan. It was built in honour of the goddess Isis. The temple was used as a place of worship and as a place to perform rituals.

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