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Walk like an Egyptian

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There are two things people usually think of when Egypt is mentioned – fish and pyramids. Sharm el Sheik is the famous resort now linked with fantastic dive sites, therefore that’s where the fish reference comes in. The pyramids of Cairo are the other famous and hugely historic landmark that come to mind. However, there Continue Reading »

Cruising Through Egypt

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Egypt has long been a popular holiday destination and for good reason. It is steeped in ancient history, enjoys glorious sunshine at least eleven months of the year and is no more than a few hours’ plane journey from almost anywhere in Western Europe. The ancient Egyptian civilizations lived their entire lives on and by Continue Reading »

Top Red Sea Diving Destinations

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With year round diving, abundant marine life, coral reefs and consistently glorious weather, the Red Sea off the Egyptian coast has become one of the premier diving and snorkelling destinations in the world. Below are some of the best dive sites in the Red Sea. Thistlegorm Image by Prilfish Undoubtedly one of the best wreck Continue Reading »

The Top 5 Sights in Cairo

Touristy it may be but Cairo is so popular for a reason. Arguably the most visited city in the world, this place has sights to impress even the most disinterested of backpacker. The Egyptian capital is a sprawling city along the bank of River Nile offering histrical sights of the Pharaoh Era during the Roman Continue Reading »

How Much Does it Cost to Go From Cape Town to Cairo?

Cape Town to Cairo may be a classic backpacking route but what a trip it is! From snorkeling in the azure blues of the Indian ocean, the white beaches of Zanzibar, wildlife galore in the Serengetti, standing on a glacier as you hike to the top of Kilimanjaro – the trip offers everything you could Continue Reading »

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