When we think of Egypt we think of: The Pyramids, sphinx, pharaohs, hieroglyphics, mummies and ancient temples, to name a few. But when we think of Egyptian food, it’s not so well known. However, we’re here to enlightened you about the delicious foods that are readily available in Egypt and are extremely tasty to say the least! Like other countries, food is a large part of Egyptian culture, where you can find different varieties of the same food all over Egypt, north to south, with each region adding its own unique flavour or twist to recipe. Sounds tantalisingly tasty right?
Here are 6 tasty dishes you need to try in Egypt:
With the launch of our Asia tours to India, Nepal, Cambodia and Thailand we thought we’d find out the top reasons to travel around Asia from some of the world’s most prolific travel bloggers.
From Kathmandu to Bangkok, these guys are seriously well-travelled so we’ve also picked their brains for travel tips when it comes to exploring Asia. So, before you book your next Asia adventure tour, find out from the professionals, the ins and outs of travelling Asia.
So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.
Cairo is set on the Nile river, is the capital and largest city in Egypt. The city’s municipal area is the biggest in the Middle East and in the Arab world. For many, Cairo can seem like an initially bewildering experience; an intoxicating, bustling city, with narrow sandy streets and bazaars filled to bursting point with antiques and spices. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to know where to go when you first arrive in Cairo.
Here are 5 top things to do in Cairo.
The Christmas and New Year period offers unique experiences to ensure it will be one festive season you’ll never forget. It’s the perfect opportunity to travel to destinations that you’ve never been to, but have always desired to. For many of us, it is also a difficult time being away from friends and family, enduring an orphan’s Christmas and attempting to make an epic roast just like your mum, putting in that extra effort to feel like you’re not too far from home. But hey, life is short and the world is wide. Let’s make the most of it.
Christmas and New Year abroad means you have plenty of countries to explore which are different, unforgettable and exciting. Here are some Christmas and New Year options that may tickle your fancy.
Mysterious temples, vast deserts and intriguing, winding alleyways, lined with stalls and dusty shops…it is little wonder that our Egypt tours are such a popular holiday destination. For years, it’s been one of Africa’s premier tourist destination, thanks to its rich history and vibrant culture.
“Travel while you’re young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” – This quote really rings home. Life is too short to not travel and the world is too large to not want to travel. We ought to spend our money on experiences such as travel instead of things such as a new car. Experiences can offer a life time of gratifying memoirs. The things we obtain in life, in the other instance, rapidly become familiar and forgotten to us.
Here are some reasons as to why you should spend your money on travel.
Egypt anyone? Travel Talk Tours take you to the core of Egyptian culture, antiquity and adventure. You will discover the remarkable ancient sites; uncover the treasures of Egypt; muse existence under the stars and relish in sunny days on the Red Sea coast. Words will never do Egypt or this tour justice; one merely has to experience it.
On a 9-day Felucca Odyssey tour you’ll get to be a part of a journey full of history, tradition and the greatest of the Nile on a Felucca!
Here’s an insider’s look into a Travel Talk tour to Egypt.
I sat on the roof of our hotel to catch the last sunrise.
In the distance, three small triangles stood out in stark contrast to the multitudes of busy markets, chaotic streets and unfinished buildings the people of Cairo call home.
I tried to think back to the start of my trip, driving through the streets after midnight en route to my hotel in Giza. I couldn’t help feel there should be throngs of people lining the street. “If there are 85 million people in Egypt, where are they?” I asked my driver.
Well, after 9 days and as many cities I had well and truly found them.
Nothing can really prepare you for the first time you lay eyes on the Great Pyramids of Giza. As I looked around the bus at the expressions of the 28 strangers I’d share these experiences with, I couldn’t help but feel I already knew them all a little better.
This is why we do this, I thought. This is why we travel.
If you’ve ever wanted to step back in time, then Egypt is about as close to time travel as you can get. The land of ancient pharaohs, looming pyramids and mighty temples is sure to set any intrepid explorer’s pulse racing and the stark deserts and swollen waters of the River Nile provide the perfect backdrop for adventure on an epic scale. Travel to Egypt remains incredibly popular, and Egypt tours provide the ideal opportunity to experience the highlights of the country, without the stress of arranging transport or accommodation.
Travel To Egypt: The Highlights When Enjoying Egypt Tours
Egypt, though predominantly famed for its ancient landmarks and fascinating history, also offers a wealth of other experiences, which can really add depth and appreciation on your holiday. Cairo, Egypt capital and cultural melting pot, offers an intriguing insight into modern Egyptian life, and gliding silently on the River Nile almost catapults visitors into another era, with cars, technology and all the bustle of the 21st century a mere memory.