Travel Guides

News, Stories and Travel Guides around Egypt
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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James Bond in Egypt

Five Great Films Set in Egypt to Inspire Your Holiday

There’s something truly magical about being swept away by a film, brought into a different world for a few hours of entertainment, education, or even enlightenment. Films can teach us...
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Bein Al Qasreen - Cairo

Five Great Books Set in Egypt to Inspire your Holiday

From the Pyramids of Giza to the River Nile, Egypt has captured the imagination of countless creatives and academics alike. In particular, Egypt continues to inspire and awe authors. Whether...
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