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What are Some Interesting Places to Visit in Cairo?

Cairo is a hub of history and modernity living side by side. The city of Cairo was founded in 969 CE and has continually expanded since then, meaning there are plenty of interesting things waiting to be discovered on your holiday. While we have previously explored the religious history of the city in our guide […]

Dahab, Egypt Red Sea Shore

What Are the Best Places to Visit in Egypt? 

If you’re looking for somewhere new to visit this year and you want a slice of history with your city or beach break, you’re in the right place. Today we’re taking a look at the top five best places to visit in Egypt, plus some of the must-see attractions within them.  From historically important port […]

Sofitel Old Cataract Aswan Hotel

What Are Unmissable Unique Experiences in Egypt? 

Egypt is a country with a rich and vast history, full of archaeological discoveries that have only been uncovered relatively recently. Many historic sites are still yielding important discoveries; what will you find out when you visit? Today, we’re virtually traversing five of Egypt’s unmissable experiences. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, […]

Aswan Nile Felucca

The River Nile’s Greatest Attractions From Aswan to Luxor

The river Nile flows through Egypt and is over 4,100 miles long. The river has long been a hub of trade, historic events, and archaeological discoveries, but where should you begin exploring this vast place? Today we’re taking a look at the river Nile’s greatest attractions that you can visit on your trip of a […]

Temple of Philae Sunset

Must-See Temples in Egypt

What’s on your list of must-see sites in Egypt? We feel safe assuming the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Islamic Cairo is hugely popular too. Nile cruises show you a scroll of scenery and the Valley of the Kings is truly iconic. However, for many visitors, it’s Ancient Egypt’s temples that take the limelight. […]

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Reasons Why You Should Plan an Egypt Trip in 2023

Are you looking for an unforgettable travel destination in 2023? For activities, sights, and experiences you can’t get anywhere else, make sure Egypt is at the top of your list. Put simply, Egypt offers the complete package for even the most discerning traveller. It doesn’t just have history, it’s an open-air museum. And the museums […]

Al-Azhar Mosque

A guide to Islamic and Coptic Cairo

Beyond the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza’s Necropolis, Cairo is home to Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo. These areas of the city are so-called for their religious history and the buildings that illustrate Cairo’s rich changing, living history. Explore the city where Christianity and Islam have co-existed for thousands of years. Located near […]

Aswan Botonical Garden view

A Guide to Aswan Botanical Garden 

The Aswan Botanical Garden is part of Kitchener’s Island, situated west of Elephantine Island in the river Nile. These manicured gardens make a great day trip and can be visited alongside several other Aswan sites, such as Elephantine Island, the Temple of Philae, and the Aswan Dam. The gardens have a rich and interesting history, […]

Philae Temple view

Five Facts About Philae Temple, Aswan

The Philae Temple is a gem in the crown of the river Nile that stands majestically on Agilkia Island, southern Egypt. This legendary site was built in 690 BC to honour Isis, the Egyptian goddess of healing and magic. As one of the last places of worship built in the classical Egyptian style, the Philae […]

Khan El Khalili Bazaar Antiques

The Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Egypt’s Most Vibrant Market

Are you visiting Cairo for a standalone trip? Or have you earmarked Egypt’s capital as a starting point for a multi-destination tour? Whatever your intentions, Cairo is a bustling city that rewards exploration. And while the pyramids of Giza and world-class museums may take most plaudits, no itinerary is complete without a trip to Khan […]