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In “Grand Hotels of Egypt: In the Golden Age of Travel,” Andrew Humphreys gives a detailed history of the flourishing Egyptian travel industry between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, told through the hotels that defined it. “Grand Hotels of Egypt” intertwines the genres of history, travel literature, architecture and design to give the reader a […]

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The Egyptian government will not allow lands in the Sinai specifically allocated to locals to be sold or traded to other parties, the Minister of Agriculture announced Friday, in an effort to encourage local development and ownership in the peninsula. Through national projects, 170 thousand acres in the Sinai would be given to residents in […]

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Green, black, ripe, raw, whole or as an oil, the health benefits of olives in all their forms are extensive. According to the International Olive Council, “The olive fruit is a drupe. It has a bitter component (oleuropein), a low sugar content (2.6–6 percent) compared with other drupes (12 percent or more) and a high […]

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Paraffin is wax and doesn’t contain water,but essentiel oils. It is solid until heated in paraffin heater and becomes liquid. The machine keep temperature steady 50-55 degrees celsius. Paraffin is effective special treatment for various parts of body,mainly used for hands and feet,but can also be used for face, decollete, elbous, knees, neck and shoulders. […]

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Museum, which will be home to some 7,000 artefacts from prehistoric to modern times, enters second phase of construction, which will include completion of the museum’s interior and exhibition facilities Within the framework of a plan by Egypt’s Ministry of State for Antiquities to build national museums in locations around the country with a view […]

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A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment. The genetics-environment question is key to understanding cancer. AUC professor Salima Ikram, a member of the team that studied the mummy in Portugal for two years, said Sunday the mummy […]

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Siwa Oasis is not one of those places you hop in your car to go to last minute, but if you decide to go, it’s definitely worth the long drive. Siwa is a desert oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, located approximately 750km from Cairo and about 300km south of Marsa Matruh. There is […]

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Contrary to popular belief, mosquito season isn’t just summertime — you’ll have to deal with them in winter, too. “Mosquitoes do not have hibernation periods,” says Dr. Hassan Abou Bakr, professor of biological control in the Cairo University Faculty of Agriculture. Their life cycle is elongated in the winter and the only difference is that […]

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Yoga in Sharm EL Sheikh ! There is no underestimating the power of yoga-an ancient spiritual practice involving meditation, plainness and spiritual enlightenment, as well as physical strengthening, toning and stretching. One of the primary beliefs guiding the practice of yoga is that the mind and body are indelibly connected. The practice of yoga is […]

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Whenever you hear the name Egypt, it is likely you’ll think of the pyramids, the great Sphinx and camels. However, there are many treasures waiting to be discovered from visiting this historical country, particularly if visiting the popular tourist city of Sharm El Sheikh. The city of Sharm El Sheikh or “Sharm” as it is […]

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