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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

After suffering a series of heavy shocks linked to regional instability, Sharm El Sheikh has bounced back and is extremely competitive in price compared to the rest of Europe for a beach vacation trip. A sight The resort revolves around the attraction of the Red Sea, whether lounging beside its cooling waters or diving or […]

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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

Day dreaming about a beach vacation now that you can feel the summer breeze in the air? TripAdvisor just ranked the top 10 beaches in the Middle East to make planning that vacation a little easier, and Egypt’s Red Sea beaches grabbed three ranks on that list. According toTripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers Choice rankings, Marsa Alam’s […]

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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar inaugurated Al-Sahaba mosque in Sharm El Sheikh’s old market area, an Ottoman-style architectural masterpiece. Here are 10 facts you probably didn’t know about it: 1. The mosque’s foundation stone was laid in January 2011, but building work was suspended during the events of the revolution. Work resumed again later […]

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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

In 2007, after my cul-de-sac of a relationship came to an end, I decided to take my first holiday alone. I discovered that I was excellent company Winter, 2007. My first TV series had just gone out. I had just got my first tattoo. I needed a holiday, but having recently disentangled myself from a […]

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Its spring time in Sharm or more like summer with temperatures soaring to unusual highs, but this doesn’t seem to hinder or heed the equally soaring interest of cycling. Have you noticed there are more and more of us; cycling is fast becoming the new fitness challenge in Sharm and what a fantastic place to do it. One of the […]

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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

In the last few months I’ve noticed a growing phenomenon in Sharm; people are doing things, getting active, enjoying the great outdoors and generally getting fit. Sinai seems to becoming the next destination for extreme sport challenges. We’ve hosted the Paris-Dakar, we’ve witnessed the deepest SCUBA dive and now we’ve got the ultimate endurance challenge, […]

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As a place to grow up, Sharm has always been loved by her home grown kids, especially if they are water babes. Pop down to any of the local beaches and for sure you will find these cool kids, hanging out in between wake board sessions, SCUBA training or swimming lessons – but what happens if they don’t like water or you simply want to broaden their […]

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The last time I visited Genena City on my mission to find Broadway, I passed lots of interesting attractions without the time to investigate further; it seemed another trip to this vast mall of surprises was in order to fully explore what was on offer. My first port of call was the ice-skating rink. It always strikes me as strange to find ice in the desert but there […]

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Your Gate to Sharm El Sheikh

Three companies have requested approval for renewable energy, tourism projects worth EGP 1bn Three companies have requested for General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) approval for two renewable energy projects and one tourism project in Sharm El-Sheikh, said GAFI Chairman Hassan Fahmy. The investments are expected to be injected into the tourism expansion […]

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