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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

Mummy's the word in beauty

Ass's milk may be off the menu but there are other ways to feel like Cleopatra, writes Belinda Jackson.

Cairo

Psst, King Tut going cheap

Belinda Jackson learns to keep mum when shopping in the mother country of civilisation.

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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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