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Stories and Tips Sharm el-Sheikh

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Things to Do Outside the Hotel

Written by dkm1981 on 28 Feb, 2012

Sharm El Shiekh isn't exactly the culture capital of the world, but there are some things that you can do. We stayed at the Club Magic Life and there are a number of things to do, both near the hotel and further afield:1. Outside the…Read More


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Red Sea Magic

Written by Chrissy1 on 02 Mar, 2004

This area has to be one of the most magnificent I have ever been to. I have worked and lived in Sharm for many years and can tell you everything you may need to know about this area. It’s home to some of the world’…Read More


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Dive into the unreal

Written by BOREAS on 25 Feb, 2002

Diving into Red Sea is wonderful. I wonder how it would be great if I were one of the comrades of Moses when he separated the sea into two and they walked through the path opened front. I think I would have lost my time…Read More


Cafe Scene at the Zamalek Marriott

Written by tinagirlie on 21 Sep, 2000

My guidebook says you shouldn't leave Cairo without having a Stella beer on the patio of the Zamalek Marriott Hotel. Since this is a historical hotel, I did not want to miss it. The hotel exudes old world elegance and I could imagine royalty being…Read More


Egyptian Society

Written by tinagirlie on 21 Sep, 2000

I also have to share an aspect of Egyptian society that impressed me so much. We were setting off for the day when we realized Adel had a completely flat tire. Within a minute, there were no less than 9 or 10 men helping him…Read More


Diving in Sharm El Sheikh

Written by tinagirlie on 20 Sep, 2000

I only got in one day of Scuba diving in Sharm El Sheikh, but it was worth all the effort, and a taster of what a couple of weeks here could be like. It was definitely one of the highlights of this trip and the diving…Read More


Internet Access

Written by parkerc on 25 Apr, 2004

There was plenty of internet cafés around Sharm El Sheik, all charging pretty much the same The going rate is around 10 EGP an hour with speeds being quite quick. The only differentiation between all of the cafés was the o/s being used.…Read More


Nights El Sheikh

Written by BOREAS on 27 Feb, 2002

After a day of diving, I really feel tired but the wish to discover the life itself makes me forget. The nights usually begin with a good dinner in the garden of your hotel but you definitely must not forget that even if you are…Read More


Money

Written by parkerc on 25 Apr, 2004

Getting your hands on Egyptian pounds is easy in Sharm El Sheik. There is a HSBC bank at the end of the pedestranised section, opposite McDonalds. The ATM takes Cirrus and Maestro so UK cash cards will work. You can also change…Read More


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