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  • Everyone thinks mummies are cool.   I mean, the way that the dead were preserved by removing the internal organs, some through a cut in the...

    Want To Become A Mummy?

    Everyone thinks mummies are cool.   I mean, the way that the dead were preserved by removing the internal organs, some through a cut in the...

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  • Cairo is huge, there’s no doubt about it.  With nearly 20 million inhabitants in the city, the number increases drastically during the day from all...

    Maadi, Expat Central

    Cairo is huge, there’s no doubt about it.  With nearly 20 million inhabitants in the city, the number increases drastically during the day from all...

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  • In a bid to promote tourism to Egypt (or, rather, not further hurt the tourism industry), the Minister of Tourism has reached an agreement with...

    No Visas to Egypt

    In a bid to promote tourism to Egypt (or, rather, not further hurt the tourism industry), the Minister of Tourism has reached an agreement with...

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  • Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan and from the moment I stepped outside I could feel a change in the air.  The crowd of...

    Preparing for Ramadan

    Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan and from the moment I stepped outside I could feel a change in the air.  The crowd of...

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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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  • Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt, a woman Egyptian antiquities experts and tourists the world over owe much to, has died.   Desroches-Noblecourt’s role in history will forever be...

    The passing of a great…

    Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt, a woman Egyptian antiquities experts and tourists the world over owe much to, has died.   Desroches-Noblecourt’s role in history will forever be...

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  • Ok, so a few days ago I posted some tips about how to travel to Egypt on a budget, with the beginning suggestions being broad,...

    Visiting Egypt on a Budget (Part 2)

    Ok, so a few days ago I posted some tips about how to travel to Egypt on a budget, with the beginning suggestions being broad,...

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  • It’s no secret that these days, everyone wants to travel the world without spending too much on the road.  Backpacking is more common  than ever,...

    Visiting Egypt on a Budget (Part 1)

    It’s no secret that these days, everyone wants to travel the world without spending too much on the road.  Backpacking is more common  than ever,...

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  • Colossi of Memnon   I really love when mythologies cross cultures and play a role in two cultures.  This is pretty common between the Greeks...

    Cross-Culture Mythology at Luxor

    Colossi of Memnon   I really love when mythologies cross cultures and play a role in two cultures.  This is pretty common between the Greeks...

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  • I was reading the news online today and came across a really interesting article on BBC.  It was about new pyramids, tombs, and settlements that...

    New Pyramids!

    I was reading the news online today and came across a really interesting article on BBC.  It was about new pyramids, tombs, and settlements that...

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