Egypt

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Egypt is an incredible country, offering tourists and historians the chance to see some of the most amazing man-made buildings ever created. The great pyramids of Giza hardly need an introduction, but why not take a trip further south and explore the legendary temple of Abu Simbel; built in tribute to King Ramses II? Egypt also has its fair share of natural wonders. Sail gently down the mighty Nile River, take in the solitude of the Western Desert, enjoy world-class diving at the Red Sea or catch a sunset from the top of the famous biblical landmark of Mt. Sinai.

Road to Jordan

Last week we asked you to help us settle a debate on Facebook. The question was, if you had to pick one – the Pyramids of Giza or Rose City of Petra, which would you choose? Well lucky for you, … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Welcome back to Egypt

We’ve got some great news. From today our Egypt tours are officially back up and running! And to tempt you back to this fascinating country we’ve selected an excellent short film showcasing some of what makes Egypt so special. From … Continue reading

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A different side to Egypt …

Given Egypt’s location and long history, it truly is a fascinating mix of Arabian, African and European cultures. From modern resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, to the old city streets and markets of Cairo, Egypt has everything. … Continue reading

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The New Seven Wonders of Africa

For anyone who has been watching the incredible ‘Africa’ series on the BBC, you’ll be aware of the wonders of Africa – official or not. The African continent is incredibly diverse, supporting a range of distinct and rare wildlife in … Continue reading

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The Inside Track on Pyramids

Pyramids are fascinating structures that have had historians, archaeologists and tourists scratching their befuddled brows for centuries. And they’re still a source of wonder and amazement. How were they built and what purpose did they serve? Read on to find … Continue reading

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How to say ‘Thank You’ in five languages

It’s probably the easiest phrase to learn in any language, and one of the most important too. Learning an entire language before you go to a country is not always feasible, but it’s worthwhile trying to learn a few of … Continue reading

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12 Top Travel Destinations to see in 2013 – Part 2

It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Happy Hearts in Egypt

Egypt is an enduring favourite of mine, and when you see this video it’s easy to understand why!  From the wonder of the pyramids and the country’s numerous ancient temples and artefacts to sailing down the Nile in a felucca … Continue reading

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Top 5 ways to wander the world’s wonders

Usually when one talks about travel, we think about boarding a plane. But once you’ve arrived, there are far more exciting ways to see the world. Here are our top 5 modes of transport in a few of our favourite … Continue reading

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