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Cairo

Bargain bazaar ... wares on sale at Khan-al-Khalili souk.

Egypt

Hot to shop: Cairo

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

Egypt

Pyramid schemes

Page-turner ... Egypt is a setting worthy of spy Alex Rider (played by Alex Pettyfer in Stormbreaker); the Sphinx and Great Pyramid at Giza.

Author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz is sending his teenage spy, Alex Rider, to Cairo. So he had to go himself.

Egypt

State of the Nile

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Ian McKinnon takes in Egypt's best sites on a leisurely river cruise.

Cairo

Clash of the monoliths

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Kerry van der Jagt reports on the delicate balance needed at one of Cairo's most important sites.

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Photo galleries

The world's heritage from space

Pyramids satellite view.

Exhibition features giant satellite images of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Tripologist: On the rails to ruins

Egypt, Alexandria.

Tripologist We are cruising the Mediterranean in November, ending the cruise in Cairo.

Tripologist

Egypt: time to reconsider

Tripologist I am booked to travel to Cairo. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Smartraveller site states Australians should "reconsider the need to travel" to Egypt.

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Map of Cairo

Travel News

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Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 9:50pm | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 10:10am | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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