Walk in ... the Hathor Temple of Queen Nefertari at Abu Simbel.

Alone with King Tut

Michelle Jana Chan enjoys the novelty of sightseeing without crowds or queues.

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No show - occupancy rates have dropped below 20 per cent in Sharm el-Sheikh.

Departing the Red Sea

Despite the civil unrest and the ousting of the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, hoteliers in Egypt's Red Sea resorts say they are open for business.

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Egypt, Cairo, Khan el Khalili souk.

Hot to shop: Cairo

Haggle in the souks and on the streets or splurge on fixed-price designs found in boutiques, writes Belinda Jackson.

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