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Egypt Vacations, Tourism and Travel

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Covering an area of about 1,020,000 km², Egypt shares land borders with Libya to the west, Sudan to the south, and Israel and the Gaza Strip to the northeast and has coasts on the north and east by the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, respectively.Egypt is the second most populous country in Africa, and the vast majority of its 77 million population (2005) lives less than a kilometer away from the banks of the River Nile (about 40,000 km²), where the only arable agricultural land is found. Large areas of land are part of the Sahara Desert and are sparsely inhabited. The majority of Egyptians today are urban, living in the great Arab population centers of greater Cairo, the ... [more]

Travel Tips

Be careful in jewelry stores

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Egypt is full of shiny jewelry stores with appealing prices. Although I wouldn't recommend to shop in smaller once which you know totally nothing about. We went to one of them with my friend and found a good choice of beautiful golden rings with semi-precious stones. My friend was trying on different rings from the carton which the shop assistant was holding in a hand. Finally she didn't find anything which would look good on her hand: they were either too small or too big, or just didn't fit to the her style. She returned every ring back to it's place on the carton and was about to leave but the employee started to scream like crazy, saying that she didn't return the ring. He was... [more ]

Pyramids of Giza

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Perhaps it is that these pyramids are one of the seven manmade wonders of the... [more ]

Be aware of Duty Free tricks

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On the way back from Egypt we decided to use the value of Duty Free shop and... [more ]

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Top Rated Hotels

1. Grand Hyatt Cairo
Cairo
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2. FOUR SEASONS CAIRO NILE PLAZA
Cairo
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3. Sofitel Taba Heights
Taba
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Top Rated Attractions

1. Giza pyramid complex
Nazlat as Samman
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2. Valley of the Kings
Luxor
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3. Karnak Temple
Luxor
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Top Rated Restaurants

1. Felfela
Cairo
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2. Tut Ank Ahmen (Tutankamen)
Luxor
5.0 stars
3. Cook Door
Cairo
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Top Rated Hostels

1. New Palace Hotel
Cairo
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Top Rated Bars

1. The Fat Black Pussycat
Cairo
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