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Pick of the Pistes

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As temperatures begin to dip and the summer months disappear, attention is turned to the winter season and all that it has to offer budding holiday-makers. Instead of mourning the loss of the summer sun, it's time to consider a skiing holiday, taking full advantage of the winter months. Booking adventure or sports holidays can prove stressful, so it is important to find a package holiday deal that suits you and your fellow travellers. Vigorous research can seem like a chore but it will be beneficial in the long run, saving you money and ensuring you've booked the best holiday possible. Skiing is a popular holiday activity and perfect for those who prefer to get out and about in the fresh air rather than lounging by the pool. For those wishing to enjoy a holiday on the slopes , here are some of the world's best skiing destinations: Aspen Aspen, Colorado, is perhaps the most popular skiing region in the USA and attracts tourists from all over the globe with its pr

Consider Cairo

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If you have ever dreamed of visiting a desert oasis, you should consider traveling to Cairo. This large metropolitan city is the biggest in Africa and the Middle East. It is located in Egypt and is inhabited by over 16 million people. There are a number of things to do in this wonderful and magical place. You can go off to see the pyramids, shop in one of the many local malls or get to know the local culture by visiting one of the museums. Read more to find out what to do in Cairo. Getting Around  Cairo is the home to Africa's first metro system. Getting around Cairo might be a bit difficult for visitors who are not familiar with the place or are not accompanied by a tour guide. You will find that having two or more maps will be most useful. Not all maps are the same, some have different street names and there are some smaller roads which are not included in other documents. You might find yourself spending most of your time in a taxi when traveling in Cairo as the dri