By Matthew Carrington
America’s no 1 bestselling shuttle sequence Written via greater than a hundred seventy five outspoken tourists world wide, Frommer’s whole publications support tourists adventure areas the best way locals do. • extra each year up-to-date courses than the other sequence • 16-page colour part and foldout map in all annual publications • Outspoken critiques, detailed costs, and advised itineraries • Dozens of precise maps in an easy-to-read, two-color layout * In 2006, the variety of viewers reached an all-time excessive of 9.1 million, a 5.5% raise from 2005, and the Egyptian Tourism Authority goals to extend viewers to sixteen million via 2014 * greater than 228,000 american citizens visited Egypt in 2006, a sixteen% bring up over earlier yr * The U.S. ranks fourth in viewers to Egypt, whereas the U.K. is number 1 with greater than 1 million viewers in 2006 * shuttle + rest featured Alexandria of their January 2007 "Where to move subsequent" part * advisor positive factors an English-Arabic language word list, plus an "Active holiday Planner" that info the easiest locations to head for crusing, diving, mountaineering, cycling, and extra
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Passport in their hands and speaking English, will probably find problems getting past security at some restaurants and hotels, and AfricanAmerican women have reported higherthan-average levels of sexual harassment. Asians, or people who look Asian, will find a different set of problems. Over the last 10 years, an increasing number of economic migrants from China have drawn the attention of Egyptian authorities. Generally the attitude of people in the street will tend more toward parochial curiosity than outright discrimination, but police will tend to be suspicious of independent travelers, and tourists may be subject to random document checks and searches.
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Frommer's Egypt by Matthew Carrington