Red Sea

The Red Sea is – at least to those who remember their bible stories – the sea that God famously parted to aid Moses and the Israelites in their escape from Egypt. Since then it’s become a huge attraction for those looking to escape the cold European winter and soak up the sun, or for scuba divers from all over the world. Resort towns like Dahab offer excellent diving spots and seaside culture that caters for all tastes.

Off the beaten track in Jordan

It very often happens in this job. Customer jealousy, that is. We’ve set up an amazing adventure in the desert or the jungle – and now you lot are going! Meanwhile, we sit chained to our desks, dreaming of the … 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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Congratulations to our competition winner!

Congratulations to Stacey King who has won our Festive Road to Jordan tour for two including flights! Having earned a bonus point multiplier for her video of the Bangles singing their classic ‘Walk Like an Egyptian’, Stacey made it to the … Continue reading

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The jewel in Egypt’s crown’ by Leanne Vergeer

Tomorrow is the last day for submissions in the Travel Writing and Travel Photography competition. We really liked this post from Leanne Vergeer and decided we had to share it. We’re all itching to get back to Egypt now! Thanks … Continue reading

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Seafood and sunshine in Dahab

Just 90km from the more commercialised and glitzy Sharm el-Sheikh and around seven hours drive from Cairo, Dahab has developed from a hippy village to a highly popular destination for SCUBA divers, snorkellers and travellers seeking sun, sea, relaxation and … Continue reading

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Sun Festival magic at Abu Simbel

A big group of us heading down in the comfort of our luxury coaches from Aswan to Abu Simbel for the much-anticipated Abu Simbel Sun Festival. With chronological precision to rival the builders of the temple themselves, we arrived before … Continue reading

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Tips for travelling in Egypt

Egypt is one of the best destinations I have ever travelled to. Being on a tour in Egypt is definitely the way to go though. I have a friend who tried to travel there alone – he travels solo everywhere. … Continue reading

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Egypt FAQs

Here’s some useful information that might come in handy if you’re planning a trip to Egypt. 1. What weather can I expect in Egypt? Mainly hot and dry. Temperatures exceed 38°C during summer (from May to September) with extremes of … Continue reading

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Time-Travelling in Egypt

Would you like to travel back in time? Well, unless you’re Marty McFly from ‘Back to the Future, and have a Delorian with a souped up flux capacitor, you might be out of luck. Alternatively, you could try Egypt. My … Continue reading

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