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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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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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How To Avoid The Annoying Touts In Egypt.

Touts in Egypt can be relentlessly annoying and aggressive in their attempts to extract money off tourists, and this can for many people ruin what should be an otherwise enjoyable experience visiting some of the worlds greatest historical sites and treasures. Here are some of the ways you can deal with them and still enjoy Egypt in relative peace and quiet.

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Walk Like An Egyptian.

To see the true beauty of Egypt and her people, you have to get away from the packaged resorts and travel independently. Slow down, be a little spontaneous, take the time to see it properly, let Egypt show herself to you and spend some time with her people away from the resorts. You will not regret it.

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EgyptAir Flight MS804 Is A Tragedy, But It Is Not A Death Knell For The Egyptian Tourism Industry.

EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed on 19th May 2016 killing 66 people, and as always there are the carrion cries of doom, declaring that flying is no longer safe and that the Egyptian tourism industry is dead. This simply isn’t true.

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