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A young Cairene blogger gives her opinion on how safe it is to travel to Egypt. Last week we featured a story on travel company Cox & Kings boss Steve Reynolds, who says after a recent holiday there with his family, that Egypt is open for business.
La Maison Arabe is an elegant boutique hotel in the heart of Marrakesh with a cookery school, where guests roll up their sleeves and immerse themselves in Moroccan cuisine.
Despite ongoing unrest, Cox & Kings CEO Steve Reynolds has pleaded with Australian travellers to return to Egypt, saying it is no more risky than the UK.
Fabulous tours of Spain by rail, hiking through the Italian Alps, cooking in Abruzzo and an Arabian Odyssey in Oman. Your adventure starts here!
Double Pulitzer prize winner Anthony Shadid was bureau chief for the New York Times in Beirut. Shadid died in Syria. His stories from conflict zones were the poetry of war reporting.
Carolyn Theriault’s literary travel memoir on living in Morocco is a densely-woven collection of amusing anecdotes and sharply-drawn observations.
Frankincense is an aromatic resin tapped from the hardy but hardly beautiful Boswellia tree by slashing the bark and allowing the resin to bleed out and then solidify. London’s culinary scientist Hestor Blumenthal served it up for a Christmas dinner.
With four palace houses connected through corridors and only nine suites and six rooms, Riad Enija is the perfect escape from the hectic hustle of the Medina.
The world’s best-selling crime writer Agatha Christie wrote Murder on the Nile while living at The Old Cataract Hotel in Egypt. It’s just had a big facelift.