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Mamlouk

Mamlouk

This is a treasure chest of a shop! Mamlouk is crammed with authentic Egyptian arts and crafts. From paintings and ceramics to handicrafts made out of wood and glass, if you like shopping you’re bound to be tempted by most of the things here. It’s a pretty small shop but in every nook and cranny(…)

Published On: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art

While it may not compare to the large collection at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art still boasts an impressive collection of artifacts dating from the Predynastic Period through to the Islamic era. Highlights include objects from Tutankhamun’s tomb such as furniture and jewellery. There’s also a reconstructed wall(…)

Published On: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre's Festival of Neighbourhood

  London is a big city and sometimes the hustle and bustle, along with the British stiff upper lip, can make you lose the sense of community. Using installations, exhibitions and activities, the Southbank Centre has set out to celebrate the notion of a local community by portraying a warm and cosy neighbourhood atmosphere. The(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 31st, 2013
St. Christopher

St. Christopher's Place

Right across Bond Street station and in between H&M and Intissimi on Oxford Street is a narrow alleyway leading to St Christopher’s Place, home to a smattering of boutiques and restaurants. Because of its discreet location, St Christopher’s Place almost seems an oasis of calm away from the crowds marching up and down Oxford Street.(…)

Published On: Friday, August 30th, 2013
Shopping in London

Shopping in London

As far as shopping is concerned, London shopping markets ranks along with Paris and New York; it is a heaven for the shopper. Shopping in london is all inclusive; you will find everything that you need. There is no dearth of shopping malls, shopping complexes and shops in London selling a wide range of goods(…)

Published On: Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Gabriel

Gabriel's Wharf

Gabriel’s Wharf is a popular riverside marketplace located between Oxo Tower Wharf and London Television Centre. I discovered it when on a walk down South Bank, a top destination in the capital that includes the IMAX Cinema, the National Theatre, the London Aquarium and of course the London Eye. If you start from the Embankment(…)

Published On: Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Oxford Street

Oxford Street

Oxford Street is Europe’s busiest shopping high street. Running from Marble Arch to the beginning of Tottenham Court Road, it can at the best of times be extremely crowded and overwhelming. However, spanning a distance of one and a half miles, it is retail heaven. Despite the opening of two major malls in East and(…)

Published On: Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
The Blackfriar Pub

The Blackfriar Pub

The Blackfriar is a great example of the traditional English pub. Located on Queen Victoria Street, right next to Blackfriars tube station in the heart of the City of London, it was built in 1875 on the site of a medieval Dominican friary. The pub is an Art Nouveau Grade II listed building and when(…)

Published On: Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
Temple of Hathor

Temple of Hathor

  The Temple of Hathor is located in the village of Dendera, some 40 miles north of Luxor on the west bank of the Nile. Though its architecture is typical of other temples from the Graeco-Roman Period, it’s one of the best preserved of these remaining temples due to its late construction. The temple is(…)

Published On: Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
Temple of Hatshepsut

Temple of Hatshepsut

The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut celebrates the life of a woman that Egyptologists hail as the first female pharoah. Her temple, known as Djeser-Djeseru (Splendor of Splendors), sits at the heart of the Deir el-Bahri (Northern Monastery) complex of mortuary temples and tombs. Located along the west bank of the Nile, opposite the city of Luxor or(…)

Published On: Monday, August 19th, 2013