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Tips from the leisure desk: 5 top budget trips
Tanya El Kashef | Trips to shake up a stagnant mind and routine that won’t interfere with paying rent
Tips from the leisure desk: 5 ways to get an adrenaline rush in Egypt
Tanya El Kashef | Egypt has plenty to offer in terms of adrenaline rushing, heart-racing, blood pumping activities
Not going straight to college: An atypical year
Jaida El Shimi | Instead of going straight to university, 19-year-old Jaida El Shimi spent a year working and travelling.
There’s no room at this hotel if you’re a woman
Heba Afify | Women in Egypt must convince not only their families but hotel managers of their right to travel without
Quick budget getaways: 36 hours in Luxor
Rowan El Shimi | Quick getaways keep me sane and able to deal with the crazy city I live in.
Practice review: a year of producing, surviving and learning
It’s been another year of fighting many woes at Mada. The obvious one aside – namely an unprecedented
A culinary postcard: My big fat Greek vacation
Amany Ali Shawky | In Athens, we stayed in the downtown area close to Kotzia Square. It’s walking distance from the local
Around Egypt in a single track
Dalia Rabie | Galal Zekri-Chatila is taking Sophia on a tour around Egypt. Their adventure covers a distance of 7,000
A stay at the Winter Palace in Luxor
Nevine El-Shabrawy | For a local getaway, you may want to consider Luxor. It’s getting hotter, and spring may just be the
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Europeans marvel at multiculturalism in Iran, yet ignore the need to protect minorities back home
High level of E. coli, staphylococcus bacteria found in hotel where British tourists died
Global visa index: More restrictions on Egyptians traveling abroad under Sisi than Mubarak
Egypt postpones new visa rule, hopes to create e-visa system instead