Posts Tagged ‘ Cairo ’

Tutankhamun exhibition returns to London for the final time

Nov 2nd, 2019 | By

The much anticipated exhibition Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh opens today in the Saatchi Gallery. Presented in London by Viking Cruises, the exhibition will display more than 150 pieces from Tutankhamun’s tomb – with 60 on their first journey outside Egypt – until May 3, 2020. Then the treasures will return to Cairo to be permanently housed with Tutankhamun’s full collection at the Grand Egyptian Museum which is currently under construction.  The legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally when, in 1922 his tomb was unearthed
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Epic bike rides: The Tour D’Afrique

Sep 16th, 2016 | By
cycling in the vineyards

The low-down on the Tour d’Afrique – one of the longest bicycle races and expeditions in the world



What’s hot: November 2012

Oct 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Switzerland and Sweden are on our radar, while faking a disability to get ahead at the airport gets a big thumbs down



Breakfast of champions

Oct 20th, 2012 | By

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and also a tasty shortcut to getting to know a country’s culture. Here are Brett Atkinson’s top 10 recommendations for getting the day started around the globe



A Queen’s life

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Jordan’s stunning archaeological site, Petra, is this month celebrating the 200th anniversary of its rediscovery. But ‘Perfect Petra’ isnt Jordan’s only jewel. Here Kaye Holland takes a look at Jordan’s remarkable royal women, who have caused waves in both the Arab and wider world…



What’s hot: December 2011

Dec 4th, 2011 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, we’ll be booking the bus to Scotland while crossing our fingers that the situation improves quickly in Cairo



Egyptian Pyramids top to-see list

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Egypt may have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons this year (the clashes in Cairo earlier this week killed 25 people and injured more than 300), but the Egyptian pyramids remain the sight most people want to see before they die.