Post Tagged with: "Egypt"

  • What is the real cost of my Egyptian holiday?

    What am I REALLY going to pay for my Egyptian Holiday?

    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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    “What am I REALLY going to pay for my Egyptian Holiday?”   This question is worth paying a good deal of attention to. “Am I going to pay the quoted price?” or “Is that just the starting price?” I’m writing this […]

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    Tipping in Egypt

    Putting the tipping in Egypt into perspective – when to tip, whom to tip and how much to tip

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  • Shajar Al-Durr – Sultana of Egypt

    Shajar Al-Durr – Sultana of 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
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    Halfway up Al-Muezz St. in the medieval part of Old Cairo stands the impressive complex of Qalawun.  Across the road from Qalawun complex is the mausoleum which houses the body of As-Salih Nagm Al-din Ayyub.  His grandfather was brother to […]

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  • 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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  • 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
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    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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  • Extending Your Stay in Egypt

    How to extend your entry visa past it’s expiry date in Luxor and Cairo, Egypt

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  • Always cool on the Nile!

    Is Egypt too hot in summer?

    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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    Is Egypt too hot in summer?  Is Europe too cold in winter?  Obviously the answer is personal to everyone depending on their health, country of origin and personal preferences for heat versus cold.  Then to add to the mix have […]

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  • Egypt Airports – Arrivals, Departures, Lost Luggage

    Luxor and Cairo Airports – what you need to know about your arrival and departure, entry visas and taxi transfers

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