Egypt Events

Egypt 2017 events Abu Simbel Sun Festival Date (To be confirmed): February 2017 One of the most spectacular events in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Festival celebr …… One of the

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Egypt Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Egypt One of Egypt’s best shopping experiences is Cairo’s medieval market Khan-el-Khalili. Everything from cheap souvenirs to household goods, reproduction ‘antique’ jewellery, brass plaques and jugs, copper utensils

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Egypt Health Care and Vaccinations

Title Special precautions Diphtheria Yes Hepatitis A Yes Malaria No Rabies Yes Tetanus Yes Typhoid Yes Yellow Fever No* * A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over

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Where to stay in Egypt

Hotels:  Egypt boasts some beautiful luxury hotels, resorts set in landscaped gardens, characterful guesthouses, historic hotels, eco-lodges and desert camps that offer great value for money. It has seen a

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Egypt History, Language and Culture

History of Egypt Egypt’s history is one of the oldest and most evocative of any country in the world. Who can fail to be captivated by the lives of pharaohs

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Egypt Travel Guide

Open Media Gallery Pyramids, Egypt © 123rf.com / Fatih Kocyildir Key Facts Area:  1,001,450 sq km (386,662 sq miles). Population:  94,137,816 (UN estimate 2016). Population density:  88.4 per sq km.

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Jordan Events

Jordan 2017 events Souk Jara Date (To be confirmed): January 2017 (Every Friday running from May to September.) Head to this fun, quirky, colourful weekly street market of crafts, food,

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Getting around Iran

Air:  Iran Air (www.iranair.com) runs services to Abdan, Ahwaz, Esfahan, Kish, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran and Zahedan and other major cities. Aseman Air (www.iaa.ir) also runs services to the major

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Morocco Events

Morocco 2016 events International Film Festival Marrakech Date (To be confirmed): November 2016 – December 2016 The crème de la crème of the Bollywood film industry pours into Marrakech ……

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Money & duty free for Jordan

Exchange rates: DinarC$1 = JD0.53€1 = JD0.75£1 = JD0.88US$1 = JD0.71 Currency & Money Currency information:  Dinar (JOD; symbol JD) = 100 piastres or qirsh, or 1000 fils. Notes are

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