What to see in Hurghada

What was once a small fishing village, Hurghada is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Egypt. Its location along the Red Sea coast has earned it ample praise from water sports enthusiasts who look to dive and snorkel the beautiful waters. However, there is more to do than just get wet as Hurghada offers a number of other things to do – from historical sights to an after dark scene popular with European travelers. If you’re planning a trip to Egypt, here’s what to see in Hurghada.

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April 10, 2015 by
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Falafel from Egypt - a quick and tasty vegetarian option.

Egyptian Breakfast

While traveling in Egypt, you’re likely to quickly figure out that some of the foods Egyptians start the day off with are the same foods they eat throughout the day. The cuisine of Egypt depends heavily on legumes and vegetables.

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March 13, 2015 by
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Kitchener’s Island and Aswan Botanical Garden

If you find yourself needing a short break from the temples during your visit to the Aswan region of Egypt, spend some time at Kitchener’s Island and the Aswan Botanical Garden.

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February 13, 2015 by
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Exploring Islamic Cairo

Khan al-Khalili

Central Cairo is home to a section called Islamic Cairo, which contains a number of historically important Islamic monuments and mosques.

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January 16, 2015 by
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Karnak Temple in Luxor

Karnak Temple in Luxor. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Undoubtedly, one of the best reasons to include Luxor on your Egyptian holiday is the opportunity to explore the remnants of Karnak Temple. The Karnak Temple Complex is commonly referred to as Karnak and encompasses a number of structures. Karnak is one of the world’s largest and most important religious centers, attracting visitors from all over the globe.

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November 21, 2014 by
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Nile River Cruises Between Aswan and Luxor

Karnak Temple in Luxor. Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis via Flickr.

Looking to take a Nile River cruise? Wondering why the limited options out of Cairo are so expensive? It might surprise you to learn that most Nile cruises depart from locations other than Cairo itself. Nile River cruises out of Cairo are longer and tend to be on the luxury high-end, out of budget for a number of travelers.

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October 24, 2014 by
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