The complete guide to: Dahab travel

The complete guide to: Dahab travel

Dahab, meaning “gold” in Arabic, is a laid-back beach town known as a diver’s paradise and the perfect spot to chill out for a few days (or more) without worrying about where you’re going next. The sun-kissed South Sinai town is also a great place to get taste of the...

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Things to do in: Dahab

Things to do in: Dahab

The first thing that probably comes to mind when you think of Egypt is pyramids — and while that would be correct, the south Sinai town of Dahab offers a totally different experience well worth seeking out. A former Bedouin fishing village, Dahab’s laid back, low-key vibe makes it a...

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A second bite of The Big Mango

A second bite of The Big Mango

I was already pretty well travelled by the time I first arrived in Cairo. I’d spent a month in Morocco, time in Turkey when Sultanahmet still had dirt streets, and nearly a year in Central America. Yet somehow I think Cairo was the first (and maybe only) time I’d really experienced culture...

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Street eats: Papa Abdo, Cairo

Street eats: Papa Abdo, Cairo

I want to share a little tip I’ve learned whilst out travelling the world. This one is no-brainer and an absolute never-fail. Write this down. When your local friend/local guide (those two terms are interchangeable in the Urban Adventures world) purchases two full shopping bags of sandwiches to take home...

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Photo Of The Week: Deserted at the Great Pyramids

Photo Of The Week: Deserted at the Great Pyramids

Do you see what we see? It’s our partners in Cairo out on their Pyramids Adventure! It looks mighty deserted out there (get it?), but that’s probably because locals know how to beat the crowds and the heat, all while representing this month’s Local Mission! Keeping it red and white...

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Advice from a Local: Is it Safe to Travel to Cairo?

Advice from a Local: Is it Safe to Travel to Cairo?

As people who keep up to date with travel, we’re sure that you’ve heard all kinds of things about Egypt over the last few years. Sometimes when things seem a bit turbulent in a certain destination, it’s very difficult to figure out if it’s all true, or all hype. Cairo...

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