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To Cruise or Not to Cruise? January 2024 When you travel to Egypt we are often asked if a cruise element is recommended.  The section between Luxor and Aswan is the section of the River Nile between which most cruising takes place.  They are generally of 3 or 4...

Avenue of The Sphinxes

Avenue of The Sphines Another Wonderful Egyptian Acheivement On the 25th November 2021 Egypt opened the Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor, which runs from Luxor Temple to Karnak a distance of around 3kilometers. It was rediscovered in 1949 and has taken until now to...

The Palace Hotels of Egypt

The Palace Hotels The Palace Hotels Of Egypt Egypt being a fascinating country with a remarkable history, an important colonial outpost, a trading and communications center, it is unsurprising that Egypt was a very early and important destination for wealthy folk from...

Climbing Mount Sinai

Climbing Mount Sinai Moses Mountain Sinai Peninsula: Mount Sinai and St Catherine’s Monastery are 2-3 hours drive from Sharm el Sheik, although we had driven in 6-7 hours from Cairo, the capital of Egypt.  The last few hours navigating the arid, starkly beautiful...

Egypt – Food

Egypt - Food Food Like any crossroads culture, Egyptian cuisine has picked and chosen those ingredients and food that grow best as well as best meet the flavor and nutritional needs of their people.  Bridging Africa and Asia as it does, Egypt has a lot from which to...

The Humble Falafel

The Humble Falafel The Middle Eastern Classic The Humble Falafel!  One of the joys of visiting the Middle East is experimenting with the varied, mostly healthy, food. I have been curious for a while about the Falafel (and how this concoction came to be) and thus, I...