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15 Reasons You Need To Visit Alexandria, Egypt.

Alexandria is one of Egypt’s greatest hidden treasures, a cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean ambiance and a legendary history largely forgotten, Alexandria is just waiting for travellers to rediscover it’s faded charm, and here are the top 10 reasons why you should add it to your Egypt itinerary. 

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How To Travel From Cairo To Alexandria By Train.

There are a variety of ways to travel between Cairo and Alexandria, and many overpriced tours that will take you to and from Alexandria, but the best and cheapest option is simply to go by train and it is a lot easier than many people assume. Here is how you can travel by train from Alexandria by train and vice versa.

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My Growing Frustration And Anger With Egyptian Tourism.

I am growing increasingly frustrated with Egypt as a country, with illegal buildings encroaching onto the Giza plateau and other hitorical and cultural sites, and think that if it is not careful, it will not only destroy its own tourism industry but more importantly lose some of history’s greatest treasures forever.

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22 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Egypt. The Good And The Bad.

Egypt is one of my favourite countries in the world and I hope that my enthusiasm for the country has pursuaded many of you to ignore the mass media and come and see it for yourselves. I you are planning

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Is It Safe To Travel To Egypt?

Terror attacks, political unrest, violent protests, constant warnings about safety and government advice advising against travel have left many travellers thinking is it safe to travel to Egypt at all? Well here is the truth about how safe it is to travel in Egypt.

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The Ultimate Guide To Visiting The Pyramids Of Giza In Egypt.

The great Pyramids of Egypt, the last remaining ancient wonder of the world and one of histories greatest tourist attractions. Learn everything you need to know to travel to Egypt and visit the Giza plateau with this ultimate guide to the Pyramids of Giza.

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A Slower Pace Of Life On The Nile.

Egypt is far too often seen through the lens of a tourists camera on a whistle stop tour of it’s major sites, before being whisked back to their air conditioned resorts and all inclusive drinks, but to truly see Egypt you have to match her pace. 

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