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5
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From white sandy beaches and Dead Sea spas to moving Biblical sites and thrilling desert treks, the Promised Land promises an adventure for every visitor... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Sharm El-Sheikh
Trip type: Beach, Winter Sun
When you're looking for somewhere to soak up the sun, without splashing too much cash, the Red Sea resort of Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt is perfect... read more »
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4
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The world is your oyster if you want to learn to dive. From luxury resorts in the Cayman Islands, the Maldives and the Seychelles to a Red Sea chalet closer to home, I pick top dive spots for novices... read more »
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4
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Destination: Luxor, Nile River Valley
Trip type: Cultural
Egypt’s tourism capital had lost its lustre - but now Luxor is undergoing a mega facelift that will see it return to its glory days as one of the greatest cities of the ancient world... read more »
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Destination: Cairo
OK, so everybody wants to see the pyramids, but when you're in Cairo, the largest city in Africa, shouldn't you be able to think of something else to do afterwards?... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Cairo, Giza, Egypt
Come face to face with the Sphinx in Giza, climb inside a pyramid, haggle for souvenirs in a souq and dodge the traffic in the 'city of a thousand minarets'. It's all part of the Egypt experience... read more »
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3.5
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Trip type: Cruise
A Nile cruise is high on many people’s lists of must-do holidays, and with good reason - it's the kind of trip you'll never forget... read more »
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3
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Destination: Taba
This little-known Egyptian resort, just a five-hour flight from Gatwick, is the perfect winter escape. If snorkelling, scuba diving, golf or just lazing in the desert sun appeal, head for Taba Heights... read more »
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3
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Destination: Hurghada, Makadi Bay
Trip type: Activity, Cultural, Family
For a real experience of Egypt, travel to the desert from Hurghada, race on a sand buggy, enjoy Bedouin hospitality and admire the fossils on the mountaintops... read more »
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3
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Destination: El Gouna
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Honeymoon
Just five hours' flight from the UK, El Gouna is a sun-bathers' paradise with a luxury marina and an underwater world to discover.... read more »
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3
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Egypt is a land of antiquity, but why go to Cairo and Luxor when when you can experience living history a few feet beneath the surface in the warm buoyant waters of Sharm-El-Sheikh?... read more »
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2
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Glorious sunshine, tropical seas, beautiful beaches and more culture than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to Eilat and the real Israel... read more »
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Easter is one of the most popular times of year to travel - whether you prefer to sunbathe, ski or see some city sights. So you need to plan carefully to get the best deal to the best destinations... read more »
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Destination: Egypt, Cairo, Aswan, Luxor
Forget the paddle steamers and big ships – the only way to cruise up the Nile and see the splendours of ancient Egypt is on a dahabiyya, a traditional 19th-century luxury sailing boat... read more »
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Destination: Egypt, El Gouna
Why waste time lying in the sun? From quad-biking to snorkelling, there are plenty of ways to get an adrenaline fix in one of Egypt’s newest beach resorts ... read more »
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