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  • If you want a great view of Cairo at sunset, or any time of the day really, I suggest taking a trip to Mokattum, a...

    The Virginian

    If you want a great view of Cairo at sunset, or any time of the day really, I suggest taking a trip to Mokattum, a...

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  • The Colored Canyon is a great little hike if you are in South Sinai.  It is near St. Catherine’s monastery and a short 1-2 hour...

    Colored Canyon: A pleasant morning hike

    The Colored Canyon is a great little hike if you are in South Sinai.  It is near St. Catherine’s monastery and a short 1-2 hour...

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  • With Eid Al Fitr coming up quite soon, some of you might be wondering what this holiday is all about, especially if you’ll be visiting...

    What Is Eid Al Fitr About?

    With Eid Al Fitr coming up quite soon, some of you might be wondering what this holiday is all about, especially if you’ll be visiting...

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  • Arriving in Egypt may be an overwhelming experience, especially for those who don’t speak Arabic and have never ventured to the Middle East before.  Luckily...

    Cairo Airport in 7 Easy Steps

    Arriving in Egypt may be an overwhelming experience, especially for those who don’t speak Arabic and have never ventured to the Middle East before.  Luckily...

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  • There are all kinds of activities to do in Sinai that will interest any kind of traveler.  These range from relaxing leisure activities to extreme...

    Three Interesting Ways to Get Around Sinai

    There are all kinds of activities to do in Sinai that will interest any kind of traveler.  These range from relaxing leisure activities to extreme...

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  • It’s not hard to figure out why Al-Ahzar park, located on Salah Salem Street in Old Cairo, is a popular tourist attraction.  It is inexpensive,...

    A view of Cairo from Al-Azhar Park

    It’s not hard to figure out why Al-Ahzar park, located on Salah Salem Street in Old Cairo, is a popular tourist attraction.  It is inexpensive,...

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  • Open for more than 250 years, El Fishawy is a must go to cafe in Khan El-Khalili.  It has a rich history for being popular...

    El Fishawy

    Open for more than 250 years, El Fishawy is a must go to cafe in Khan El-Khalili.  It has a rich history for being popular...

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  • “If you can drive in Cairo, you can drive anywhere,” is what people keep telling me.  Since I first landed in Egypt, I have never...

    Cairo Driving

    “If you can drive in Cairo, you can drive anywhere,” is what people keep telling me.  Since I first landed in Egypt, I have never...

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  • To escape the summer heat sometimes you just have to sail on the Nile.  Feluccas are something you can’t miss when walking along the Nile...

    Felucca on the Nile

    To escape the summer heat sometimes you just have to sail on the Nile.  Feluccas are something you can’t miss when walking along the Nile...

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  • Egyptians are passionate about their football clubs, especially for their winningest team in the Egyptian Premier League, Al-Ahly Sports Club.   Al-Ahly, which means “national” in...

    Al-Ahly Football

    Egyptians are passionate about their football clubs, especially for their winningest team in the Egyptian Premier League, Al-Ahly Sports Club.   Al-Ahly, which means “national” in...

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