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Ten notes on how Egypt is worth visiting (oh, Great Egypt!)

NOTE — I thank the Embassy of Egypt in Brazil and Portugal for sharing the original Portuguese version of this post on social networks.  Months ago, I wrote a post emphasizing eight notable points about tourism in Lisbon (I live in Portugal). This time, the blog shows a slightly longer list: ten items. Ten notes on how Egypt is worth visiting. The fabulous […]

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Travel

Thermal water: Add this ‘miracle’ to your travel bag to Egypt

Water, water, waaater, WATER. This is a frequent thought during tourism in Egypt — except in the high season of Winter. Few people know that drinking water is not the sole concern on hot days. There’s a special water that men and women should spray over the skin, and it can save the day. It’s an effect that — with […]

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Travel

Dinner cruise in Cairo: a clever idea for short trips to Egypt

A cruise on the Nile River is one of the most thrilling events in Egypt. In fact, my favorite part of the trip. It happens in the South, from Luxor to Aswan, and vice versa.

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Travel

Felucca rides in Aswan, Egypt: meet (and help) the kids of the Nile

Felucca is a small, primitive wooden sailboat used in Egypt. In Aswan, tourists love to be part of a felucca ride on the Nile River. While observing the exotic nature, maybe singing and dancing with the tour guide and the small crew, they see a curious scene: children in a tremendous effort to approach the boat.

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Travel

A remarkable day trip to Alexandria

Alexandria, founded by Alexander the Great, was a power base for Cleopatra VII (the famous Cleopatra — yes, there was more than one). To this day, it is one of Egypt’s most popular destinations. I regularly see people confused when considering how to add Alexandria to their travel itinerary. How many days? Where to stay? What to see?

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Travel

How to dress in Egypt: advice for tourists

How to dress in Egypt is a genuine concern when people plan a trip. Especially clothes for women in Egypt. This kind of question is one of the most frequent I receive from my readers. Exactly, Damas. I read things, hear things, and don’t know what is correct. I’m concerned. Understandably. In contact with a different culture, we […]

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Curiosities

Where is Cleopatra’s tomb?

Hello, Damas! I’m going to Egypt soon, and seeing the tomb of Cleopatra is a top priority. I wonder if you can tell me where it is and if you have tips for this visit.

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Travel

An exciting visit to the Cairo Museum

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is the name, but people commonly know it as the Cairo Museum. The enormous building shines as one of the key points to visit in Egypt. On this virtual tour, you will see many photos and tips for your visit.