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Articles tagged with: Egypt


Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 25th, 2016

20 Most Surprising Things about Egypt

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration

Booking a journey to an iconic location, like Egypt, can be an interesting process to say the least. 

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders December 6th, 2011

Showing off with stonework

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration

Cairo is an African city of 15 million people.  It is hot, hot-headed and frenetic with bustle, bazaars and traffic chaos.

 
Sharon Bentley By: Sharon Bentley June 23rd, 2016

The Dahabiya

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration

Re-capture the by-gone era of the Nile. Royalty, British Aristocrats and Celebrities alike, cruised the Nile by Dahabiya during the British Colonisation of Egypt, which lasted from 1882 until 1952.

Sharon Bentley By: Sharon Bentley June 23rd, 2016

Hurghada Overview

In Egypt | Destination Guides

Hurghada has transformed in recent years from a small Red Sea fishing village into a vibrant tourist hot-spot.

Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse February 6th, 2018

A sunrise hot air balloon ride over Luxor

In Egypt | Travel Encounters

Encounters Travel's Jarred Manasse recently went hot air ballooning over the Egyptian city of Luxor, which is often dubbed 'the worlds greatest open air museum'

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie December 8th, 2015

Egypt Tourist Attractions

In Egypt , News | Travel Inspiration , Travel Tips

Guide to attractions you can see on an Encounters Travel tour of Egypt, including the Pyramids, Sphinx, Luxor and a felucca cruise along the Nile.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders December 6th, 2012

Economy or business? The choice is simple!

In Egypt | Travel Tips

On most Egyptian tours, the long overnight train journey from Cairo down the Nile to Luxor or Aswan is unavoidable. This journey can be taken in two ways.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders June 28th, 2012

Another Part of Egypt…

In Egypt | Travel Inspiration

I reach Dahab in the early afternoon after an eight-hour road journey from Cairo.

Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders June 20th, 2012

Backpack vs Suitcase….

In Egypt | Travel Tips

If you have an opinion on this, it will usually be a strong one.

Kirsty Blakeley By: Kirsty Blakeley December 20th, 2011

Grand Egyptian Adventure – May 2010

In Egypt | Travel Encounters

Having worked in the UK reservations office for the last four months and from my training and research into this tour, I thought that I knew all there was to know.