Luxor Egypt

  • Transport in Luxor

    How to get around Luxor, hire fixed price taxis and calesh. 4 things to remember when hiring a taxi in Luxor

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  • LUXOR TRAIN STATION – Not for the Faint-Hearted!

    5 common tourist traps at Luxor Train Station

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  • What do you see? At Abydos!

    Abydos – helicopter, submarine, plane and stealth fighter

    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
    Mara

    Abydos is one of my two most favourite temples in all of Egypt (other one being Dendera).   I like to think there is more to life than the obvious material stuff we can see, hear and touch.  I like to […]

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  • How Many Days in Luxor?

    How Many Days in Luxor?

    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
    Mara

    The question I am most asked by guests planning a visit to Egypt is “How many days do I need in Luxor?”  The answer is that it all depends on your level of interest in the temples, tombs, museums, daily […]

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  • Fellucca Sailing - Luxor

    Karnak Temple – Luxor Souq & Fellucca Sailing

    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
    Mara

    11 March 2015 – This is David’s second day in Egypt and I thought it only right he should get inside at least one Egyptian Temple without wasting any more time.  We headed to Karnak Temple – a temple which […]

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  • Luxor Hassle Capital of the World?

    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
    Mara

    Luxor is referred to as the “hassle capital of Egypt” and sometimes the “hassle capital of the world” frequently on the net…..and to some degree that is true……the hassle at Luxor Train Station drives me nuts (when I think about […]

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  • Hospital in Luxor

    Where to go in Luxor if you need medical or hospital treatment

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