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Egypt Travel Tips


p Traveling to Egypt is a wonderful experience but some tourists, who do not take necessary precautions, may find their holiday to be less pleasant than it should be. This can be avoided, so that everyone has a great time in Egypt with Egypt last Minute. Eating & drinking/strong strongEgypt safety/strong Eat the same amount as you do at home – don't overindulge in the first few days on an all inclusive holiday. Keep drinking alcohol till after the hottest part of the day – extreme heat and lots of alcohol do not mix well. Avoid salads washed in tap water unless you have visited Egypt a few times and your body has got used to the water. Ration how many NEW foods you try in the first 2 days Always drink lots of bottled water. Egypt is extremely hot at times and your body will get dehydrated and this may cause your body to not function at it's best. Wash/sanitise/wipe your hands before eating. strongPhysical care/strong Keep the air conditioner on low! People get ill because they go from the extreme heat straight into air-conditioned rooms. This causes most people, even Egyptians to be ill. Wear good quality sunglasses with proper protection for you eyes. If you want a good tan, wear a very high factor sun cream in the first day or so and gradually decrease it so that at the end of your holiday you might be only using factor 30 (in the hottest season). If you do not want a dark tan, stick to factor 30+ for your holiday. Do not go without sun cream. Take sunhats, scarves and anything to wrap around your head. When the sun beats down on you, even at 10am in Luxor n April, you will not care how silly you look! Take flat supportive shoes or trainers if site seeing – DO NOT take flip flops or sandals. It really isn't worth the risk as everywhere is uneven. for more info here: Egypt holidays strongMedical Some guests might wish to take a medical pack. Although there are chemists and Drs everywhere, and all very good and helpful, it is comforting to have some Egypt tipsmedicines you might be familiar with. A first timer to Egypt mightke to pack plasters, medicine for bowel problems of both kinds, paracetamol, plasters, antiseptic cream, cold sore cream, eye ointment or eye wash capsules, allergy pills such as piriton, calamine lotion for any sunburn you might experience and of course, a full supply (plus a few days more) or any medicines taken daily. Take all necessary medicines in your hand luggage. Personal safety Keep money in separate pockets so that you do not pull out large amounts of money when in bazaars etc. Although crime is extrely infrequent in nearly all parts of Egypt, showing large amounts of money can result in you being harassed by traders or street sellers, which may make you feel unsafe. Do not go off with anyone claiming to be a guide or someone who can get you cheap tickets to things unless the company you are with state that they are fine. Egypt Last Minute provides extremely comparable rates with any sellers so you can be assured of safety and a top quality service when you book with us. Egyptians are extremely hospitable and kind and often invite people to their homes and to tour their cities. However, if you are new to Egypt, stay with your guide. People all over the world try to scam tourists, and if you are new to Egypt you will not know the tricks these few people will play with you. Once you have visited a few times, you will be able to discern the difference between regular Egyptian hospitality and those trying to make money from you. Females should sit in the back of taxis. Sitting in the front informs drivers that you are very friendly and this can be misinterpreted. These simple tips are very good and useful for all travellers to any country. Lastly, if you have any questions before you travel please just ringail, skype or go on our Online Chat to talk to one of our representatives. We are here to make sure you have a holiday you don't want to forget. published by: Egypt travelbr class=clearp

Niseko A Snow Destination You Must Visit


Niseko is one of the snowiest ski destinations in the world with consistent falls of around 16 metres (640 inches) ofght dry powder per season. It could be the best snow you will ever experience. Frequent fresh powder is delivered consistently via cold frontal systems that flow across from Siberia. These unique weather conditions and temperatures produce snow with a mere 8% water content, resulting in some of the driest powder snow in the world. You will find it difficult to make a snowball most of the time the snow is that dry. Niseko consists of 4 resorts: Annapuri, Higashiyama, Hanazono and Hirafu; these areas offer spectacular skiing and snowboarding for all levels. Wide groomed runs or off-piste with open powder bowls, drops, chutes and fields of trees, there is something to satisfy everyone's desires. The Niseko Unitedft pass covers all four areas providing guests with over 48 km of ski runs serviced by 38fts. The longest run is a leg burning 5.6 km long. The resorts vertical measurement is 1,000 meters and comprising of 30% Beginner, 42% Intermediate and 28% Advanced. The four-person high speed Hirafu Gondolafts you 500 vertical meters to the mid station of the Hirafu ski area in under ten minutes. Lifts operate from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm everyday offering exceptional value for money with 12 and half hours of time on the mountain available. Niseko boasts one of the largest night ski areas in Japan, providing plenty of terrain runs and an amazing experience. Night temperatures drop only slightly from those during the day so there are no excuses. Mostftnes don't exist except for those public holiday's when you can enjoy the company of the local skiers and boarders on the mountain, keep a good eye on them and you might find some secret localnes that you would not have thought possible so close to a groomed run. Park riders are catered for with three terrain parks offering table-tops, rails, spines and half pipes. Experience Japanese cuisine, especially fresh local seafood in Hirafu and Kutchan, and enjoy the romantic surrounds of one of the numerous Onsens at the end of a brilliant day. Eating options on the slopes are abound with seventeen restaurants serving a vast array of Japanese cuisine and western style food. At the end of an exhilarating day why not relax in one of the 16 local hot springs known locally as onsens, and then head out to celebrate or dine choosing from over 50 bars and restaurants in Hirafu? To ensure your convenience while in Niseko Japan it is imperative that your Niseko accommodation is conveniently located near the main Gondola and close to restaurants and services that you require during your holiday. Article by Brad, editor of Niseko Webzine