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  • “Follow Me” – Don’t do it!

    Taking care in Egypt not to follow strangers around!

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  • One of the biggest old souk markets in the world - Khan El Khalili

    My First Trip to Egypt – how to stick to your plan

    How easy it is to be persuaded to change your plan and how the wrong advice can ruin your holiday in Egypt

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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
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    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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  • Egypt – Dishonesty & Thoughtlessness – Has it gone too far?

    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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    Somewhere, sometime, someone taught me the futility of voicing a problem or a complaint without also being able to provide the solution.  It is an exercise I still try to practice today – though I must admit that my present […]

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