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Abu Simbel takes visitors back in time

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Visitors to the Abu Simbel temple this February will witness a truly extraordinary spectacle that has had onlookers rapt for centuries.The Abu Simbel Festival, which takes place each year in February and October, gives visitors on Egypt tours the chance to observe the staggeringly beautiful sunset from the grounds of this spectacular feat of ancient engineering.As ribbons of light [...] Continue Reading…

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Hurghada gears up for the International Festival

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One of Egypt’s ever-more popular beach resorts is getting ready to host the highlight of its sporting and social calendar.The Hurghada International Festival will see visitors on Egypt tours come in their droves to take in some of the entertainment on offer during this fantastic event.Taking place over 12 days, the festival features three popular athletic contests: the triathlon, [...] Continue Reading…

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Fantastic frisbee festival draws to a close

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The Ulimutation fisbree festival is set to come to a spectacular finish at the popular Egyptian beach resort of Dahab this weekend (February 14th).In many countries the day would be characterised by flowers, chocolates and the exchange of cards but on this famous beach the main attraction will be some of the world’s top frisbee experts, a host of [...] Continue Reading…

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Runners on their marks for the International Egyptian Marathon

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The thousands of assembled hopefuls will be glad of the relatively cool seasonal temperatures at the International Egyptian Marathon on February 13th.Taking place in the ancient and fascinating city of Luxor, this race promises to attract competitors and spectators on Egypt tours from around the world.This year will see the 16th running of this prestigious event, which is widely [...] Continue Reading…

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Fantastic film fun in Amsterdam at the Imagine festival

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This year’s Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival looks set to be one of the biggest and best in the event’s 25 year history.From April 15th to 26th Imagine will incorporate the finest in European and world cinema across a range of genres.The event began as a relatively low-key, weekend-long happening but year on year it grew in profile. Now it [...] Continue Reading…

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Rome celebrates Easter with Good Friday Procession

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With the home of the Roman Catholic church located within the city walls, there’s no denying that Rome is alive with faith and the locals are proud of their religion.Hardly surprising, then, that Easter celebrations are played out so evocatively – a prime example of which is the Good Friday Procession, which remembers the sufferings of Christ’s passions.Moving by [...] Continue Reading…

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Rome Marathon sees thousands turn out for good causes

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One of the key dates on the European long-distance running circuit, the Rome Marathon grows in stature year on year and is seen by many as being in the same league as the London and Berlin events.The course passes by some of the most famous sights that the city has to offer and represents a great way for visitors [...] Continue Reading…

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Amsterdam opens a new chapter as World Book Capital

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The beautiful city of Amsterdam has featured as the setting for many works of literature and it’s perhaps partly in recognition of this that it is currently serving as World Book Capital 2008-2009.On April 22nd the city’s tenure of this coveted title will come to a close with the culmination of this fantastic year of events, conferences, competitions, public [...] Continue Reading…

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Race of the Classics sails into Amsterdam

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Amsterdam’s coastal location makes it an ideal spot for all manner of nautical fun and the Race of the Classics – one of the biggest amateur sailing events in Europe – is a highlight year after year.For the twentieth time, the annual event comes to its exciting conclusion in the historic city and visitors on Amsterdam tours can expect [...] Continue Reading…

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Roma take on Arsenal in the Champions League

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Visitors on Rome tours might well have noticed the sport-mad nature of their surroundings within minutes of stepping off the plane but those still in any doubt should try and secure tickets to this crucial European tie on March 11th.Stadio Olimpico will be the cauldron-like venue as AS Roma take on the might of Arsenal in the second round [...] Continue Reading…

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