Cairo

  • House of the Cretan Woman – Gayer Anderson

    House of the Cretan Woman – Gayer Anderson

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    Hi, I'm from Ireland and I built Mara House, a small, family run, unique boutique hotel in Luxor in 2003.....My promise is to deliver quality service, traditional food, comfort, enjoyable experiences, up-front pricing, no hidden extras.....PLUS I answer all your emails personally..... I provide professional, qualified tour guides who do NOT divert you to shops, restaurants etc. for commission.....We are best suited to people who like to be taken care of from airport entry to airport departure, people who want to avoid hassle, scams and tourist traps.....You deal directly with me and Mara House is NOT bookable via TripAdvisor nor any other online hotel website.Hope you find my travel info helpful -//.. Mara
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    There is a truly wonderful house in Cairo to which only a few lucky tourists find their way.  Most do so with no knowledge of the extra-ordinary people who lived in, and left this enchanting jewel behind.  The building – […]

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  • Mara's group tour - outside Abdeen Palace, amazing museum

    ABDEEN PALACE

    Mara

    Hi, I'm from Ireland and I built Mara House, a small, family run, unique boutique hotel in Luxor in 2003.....My promise is to deliver quality service, traditional food, comfort, enjoyable experiences, up-front pricing, no hidden extras.....PLUS I answer all your emails personally..... I provide professional, qualified tour guides who do NOT divert you to shops, restaurants etc. for commission.....We are best suited to people who like to be taken care of from airport entry to airport departure, people who want to avoid hassle, scams and tourist traps.....You deal directly with me and Mara House is NOT bookable via TripAdvisor nor any other online hotel website.Hope you find my travel info helpful -//.. Mara
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    Palaces – I love Palaces!  If you grew up listening to Cinderella, Snow White and graduated to historical novels as I did, then they conjure up romance, mystery and images of the good life for you too. I waited and […]

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  • "Warmer"

    Islamic Museum of Art

    Mara

    Hi, I'm from Ireland and I built Mara House, a small, family run, unique boutique hotel in Luxor in 2003.....My promise is to deliver quality service, traditional food, comfort, enjoyable experiences, up-front pricing, no hidden extras.....PLUS I answer all your emails personally..... I provide professional, qualified tour guides who do NOT divert you to shops, restaurants etc. for commission.....We are best suited to people who like to be taken care of from airport entry to airport departure, people who want to avoid hassle, scams and tourist traps.....You deal directly with me and Mara House is NOT bookable via TripAdvisor nor any other online hotel website.Hope you find my travel info helpful -//.. Mara
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    The “Islamic Museum of Art” is a much too limiting name for this outstanding museum in my opinion.  When I first visited it, I could not believe I had lived in Egypt for over 8 years and had never heard […]

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  • Do I Need A Guide in Cairo?

    7 reasons why you need a guide in Cairo

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  • No control whatsoever over hawkers or horses

    Bad Day on the Giza Plateau

    My experience at Giza in October 2012 – you need a guide because the hassle and tourists traps are just too intense

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  • Cairo Airport – Lost Luggage Problems

    Mara

    Hi, I'm from Ireland and I built Mara House, a small, family run, unique boutique hotel in Luxor in 2003.....My promise is to deliver quality service, traditional food, comfort, enjoyable experiences, up-front pricing, no hidden extras.....PLUS I answer all your emails personally..... I provide professional, qualified tour guides who do NOT divert you to shops, restaurants etc. for commission.....We are best suited to people who like to be taken care of from airport entry to airport departure, people who want to avoid hassle, scams and tourist traps.....You deal directly with me and Mara House is NOT bookable via TripAdvisor nor any other online hotel website.Hope you find my travel info helpful -//.. Mara
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    I have had a guest at Mara House in Luxor for 3 days…..he personally checked in 2 pieces of luggage at Cairo Airport with Egypt Air around 3pm on the 17th May.  A few hours later he arrived in Luxor […]

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