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Memories of Egypt: a photo-essay

The British travel agent Thomas Cook escorted the first ever tour to Egypt back in 1869. From that cautious beginning, international tourism was born. Places such as Giza and Luxor soon became household names. In 1922, the renowned archaeologist Howard … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Truths on Travel Writing

  It is my belief that the days of freelance travel writers doing a quick tour of a place, sponsored by this airline, or that hotel are over. Finished. Dead in the water. Future travel guides are likely be written … Continue reading

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