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Four Romantic Things to Do in Cairo

Cairo may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of romance but hidden within its bustling streets are moments of romance and calm waiting to...
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Neith: The Goddess Who Created the World

Neith is an extremely ancient goddess with connections to war, hunting, the primordial waters, and the creative art of weaving. Her name (perhaps meaning ‘The Terrifying One’) appears on material...
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How to Plan a 7-Day Trip in Egypt

Egypt is a land of ancient wonders, with a rich history that dates back thousands of years. From the iconic Pyramids of Giza to the stunning Nile River, Egypt is...
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4 Reasons Why a Writing Retreat Is Great for Writing

Ahead of our week-long Crime Writing Retreat in Egypt this November, Literary Tours in Egypt sat down with professional crime writer Jonathan Whitelaw to discuss why writing retreats have been...
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What’s So Special About a Writing Retreat in Egypt?

This blog is written by professional crime writer Jonathan Whitelaw, the tutor on our Crime Writing Retreat in Egypt. Egypt — even the name conjures up a special sort of...
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When Is the Best Time of Year to Visit Egypt?

Is this your year to visit Egypt? If you’re already planning to visit our wonderful country, have you decided when to take your holiday here? Whether you’re travelling in summer...
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