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  • Egypt: Get the big picture

    Before you visit any of the monuments at Giza, drive out to the viewing area beyond the third pyramid for a commanding view of the entire site—nine pyramids, one view, as the camel drivers will tell you.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 19, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Egypt: Beware of people trying to sell you antiquities

    Most of these items are forgeries, sometimes very good ones, but at any rate it's illegal to trade in any sort of antiquities in Egypt. Even good forgeries could cause you problems at customs. As a rule, you cannot take anything more than 100 years old out of the country. This doesn't necessarily apply to items of European origin, but it can apply to carpets, paintings, and some books.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on April 18, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • Adventure Travel Without the Adrenaline: Top 7 Trips for 2010

    So you want an adventure, but you'd rather not take out a new life insurance policy. Never fear! From kayaking Puerto Rico's bioluminescent lake to exploring Angkor Wat, here are our favorite adventure trips for 2010.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on January 06, 2010 at 4:00:50 PM EST in Trip Ideas Tagged: Eco-Travel, tipping, Tipping