Driving in to Cairo, Egypt, from the airport I could immediately tell it’s the kind of city I love: a heaving mixture of modernity and history. Gazing out the taxi window I saw mosques with minarets that reach to the sky, and giant billboards atop crumbling tenements that were once […]
Travel inspiration and ideas for the Egypt, the fabled land of North Africa. Incredible Egypt has some of the world’s most famous historical sites, as well as the gorgeous beaches and diving of the Red Sea coast. Here you will find all the information you need about travelling in Egypt so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Egypt has to offer travellers.
Red Sea: A diving holiday near Hurghada
Egypt’s Red Sea is well known for its diving and snorkelling. I have heard increasingly over the past few years about the decaying state of the coral in the Red Sea thanks to pollution and excess sediment from development and erosion. The problem is also serious in south-east Asia where […]
Egypt: The best Red Sea resort
To be honest with you I was a bit reluctant to go to Egypt’s ‘Red Sea Riviera’. Hurghada was one of Egypt’s very first tourist destinations on the Red Sea and there are flight services from three UK airports. The development was rapid and that kind of shows. But just […]
My travel highlights from 2011
There’s no doubt it has been a great year for travel in my world, and it has seemed a very long year – the Egypt trip in January 2011 seems an age away. I’ve also moved base from London to Melbourne in Australia for awhile so it has been a […]