Safety in Egypt

  • Is it safe to go to Egypt?

    Is it safe to go to Egypt?

    Safe holidays in Egypt – what to do and what not to do

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  • Mara at Gt Pyramid 2017

    Will I go to Egypt or cancel my holiday?

    This is the response I have been giving to emails coming in today from people wondering if they should go to Egypt or cancel their holiday.I don’t believe there is any danger in Luxor, Aswan or even Cairo.  Security is […]

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  • EGYPT 2011 – 2016 Is it safe?

    EGYPT 2011 – 2016 Is it safe?

    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 number of people still asking “is it safe to go to Egypt?”  is staggering.  I do understand why the question is being asked and am always glad of the opportunity to respond.  I want to explain the last 5 […]

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  • EISSA - Sheikh Al Arab Spices

    Fear or Freedom?

    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

    I own a little boutique hotel in Luxor, Egypt so it is natural for people to assume that when I say Egypt is as safe as anywhere else on earth that I am merely attempting to make business.  I could […]

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  • “Follow Me” – Don’t do it!

    Taking care in Egypt not to follow strangers around!

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  • US Travel Alert for Egypt is Downgraded

    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 US Travel Warning for Egypt has been downgraded since yesterday and now includes a new paragraph relating to Luxor and other areas as follows: “The security situation in most tourist centers, including Luxor, Aswan, the Luxor-Aswan Nile cruise routes, […]

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  • Nice To Be Appreciated!

    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

    My blog is like a diary (for my book that is taking so long to write!) and sometimes I use it to let off steam…. The following is an email I received two days ago and it is lovely to […]

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  • Come to Egypt!

    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

    Be careful what you ask for – you just might get it!  Or to put it another way….be as specific as you can about what you want – for you will surely get it then!  A few weeks ago I […]

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