Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

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Photo Gallery: The untouched beaches of Egypt’s south

Unknown even to many Egyptians, southern Egypt is home to several protected beaches of unparalleled natural beauty and splendour — Published in Ahram Online. In southern Egypt’s Wadi Al-Gemal protectorate, which sits on over 7,450 square kilometres of land, lie two beaches featuring exquisite natural beauty, clear waters and an array of wildlife co-existing with their […]

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Egypt’s Marsa Alam hosts unique music festival (VIDEO)

Near Egypt’s Marsa Alam, about 800 kilometres from Cairo, musicians, film lovers, and environmentally engaged individuals came together for three days in ‘3al Ganoob Festival’ — Published in Ahram Online. —- Over 400 people from Cairo and Alexandria camped in the scenic beauty of Egypt’s south, about 800 kilometres from the capital, as part of […]

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Discovering ‘Spaces of Expression’ in Alexandria

Volunteers from over 11 countries took to Alexandrian streets to discover, refurbish and delve into the spaces of artistic expression — Published in Ahram Online. —– Small groups of people from all over the world were spotted around downtown Alexandria in January. Sometimes they were covered with dust from head to toe, causing people on […]

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Children travel around the world in Ard El-Lewa

An exciting workshop dubbed Safarni takes the children of Ard El-Lewa to a new country twice a month through games, visual aids and meeting people from the country in the art space Artellewa – Originally published in Ahram Online. ————– That feeling of excitement, when you board the plane to go on a new journey […]

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Hottest Winter Destinations: Go South, to Minya

An article I wrote for Egypt Today Specials, which is the online portal offering a more personal perspective on current affairs and lifestyle in Egypt, about Minya. The article looks at Minya as a touristic destination, art initiatives in Minya and alternative travel. [Published in Egypt Today] ——————————————————- As a child I found flying a […]

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Characters of Egypt 2011 Aswan; A Photostory

This diverse festival that has been taking place annually since 2007, brings together tribes from all around Egypt to celebrate their cultural heritage and offer a space for them to collaborate and get to know one another. The tribes are divided into seven teams according to regions: Farafra, Siwa, North Sinai, South Sinai, Ababda and […]

Suez: A perfect day trip for seafood lovers and history enthusiasts

One random day in 2010 I ended up in Suez unexpectedly and had a wonderful day getting to know this new city. A couple of months later I ended up writing this article about it during my time in Tour Egypt. Read full article here.

Cairo: Live it like a local

In this article for Tour Egypt, I was giving travel advice to Cairo visitors who wish to do something alternative to visiting the pyramids and taking a stroll in Khan El Khalili. Full article here.

Characters of Egypt – Connecting tribes from all around

Characters of Egypt is a festival that unites Egyptian tribes from all over the country together for 3 days in a celebration of cultural diversity and environmental awareness. This article I wrote about my experience volunteering in Characters of Egypt 2010 while I was working at Tour Egypt’s travel website. For full article click here.

Qulaan Islands: Paradise in the Deep South

This article I wrote while I was working for Tour Egypt’s travel website about the Qulaan Islands in Wadi El Gemal Protectorate in the south of Egypt. For full article click here.