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We sent our staff to experience Egypt for the first time – here’s what they learned

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Earlier this year, a group of TTC staff had the opportunity to experience Egypt on a special tour. Through the lens of Insight Vacations, and our sister brands at the Travel Corporation, this tour was…

This Female-led Organisation is Changing Women’s Lives in Egypt

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In the city of Aswan, Egypt, a female-led charity has blossomed over the past 5 years. The Cooperative Women Productive Association for Handicrafts and Heritage works to help women support their families and craft a…

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A Long Reed: The Page-turning History of Papyrus in Egypt

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Few inventions have had as profound an impact on the development of civilization as papyrus in Egypt. The original ‘paper,’ this humble plant-based writing material forever changed the way information was recorded, disseminated and preserved.…

The greatest show on earth: mind-blowing facts about animal migrations

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There are few spectacles more awe-inspiring than the great animal migrations that play out across the globe. These incredible journeys, often covering thousands of miles, are natural wonders that inspire us to learn more about…

These 8 architectural masterpieces in Morocco will blow you away

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Standing proud at the crossroads of Africa and Europe, Morocco is sensory symphony that tantalizes the senses. Discover architectural masterpieces at every turn, bursting with history. Wander through labyrinthine medinas, where the scent of spices…

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Egypt’s most fascinating archaeological discoveries you’ve never heard of

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So rich rich in ancient treasure is Egypt that – despite being an international archaeological site for around 200 years – new discoveries are still being unearthed. With the disclosure of each new site, we’re…

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These history experiences will expand your knowledge of the ancient world

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We’re taking a journey through time – from Pompeii to Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat to The Acropolis to reveal the most mind-blowing facts about seven of the world’s most remarkable ancient sites. Spanning continents and…

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Guardians of the past: meet Morocco’s Berbers

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Morocco – a land of diverse landscapes and vibrant cultures, from the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert – boasts a rich tapestry of history and heritage. At the heart of this cultural mosaic lies…

A mother’s gift of a life of adventure, by Travel Director Sabrina

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With Mother’s Day approaching, we went in search of a real life Insight story to mark the occasion. In Travel Director Sabrina’s re-telling of her upbringing, as the daughter of a jet-setting, Hollywood-linked mother, we…