Author: Marya Sutimi

What You Could Get in Cairo for $10 – What’s in the Capital City Beyond a Trip to Giza and the Egyptian Museums?

Hi everyone!

After covering Cape Town a long time ago, I’m so happy that I could finally get a chance to post another city in Africa for the $10 series! And this time, we’re going to North Africa to talk about a city that I felt way too close, but too far at the same time.

Why? Because back when I worked as a flight attendant, I had many flights to Cairo in Egypt, but I never got a chance to have a layover in the city. At the time, the flight to Cairo from my home base in Jeddah takes only around 1.5 hours, and we didn’t necessarily have a layover in such a destination.

So, I’m so happy to have Clotilde of A Princess Travelling with Twins share how to explore the city for under $10 this week!

What could you get in Cairo on the budget?! Let’s check this out!

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Review: Second Class Train from Bangkok to Hat Yai by Thai Railway

After I took the first-class train from Nong Khai to Bangkok, I decided to take the train again when I left the capital city to Hat Yai. It had been a while since I wanted to stop by Hat Yai in Thailand, so I was quite excited to stop by the city before returning to Malaysia.

Hat Yai is a city in Thailand that is more well-known for Malaysian visitors than the rest. Located in Songkhla province, it’s situated only a few hours by car from Penang. It’s also notable for a higher population of Malay-Muslim and Chinese-Thai citizens than the other cities in Thailand. Long story short, if there’s any city in Thailand that I could relate to my roots, that would be Hat Yai.

Apart from the train, there are also some sleeper bus services available from Bangkok to Hat Yai that you can book through Bookaway. In fact, it was also one of the options when I planned out to leave Bangkok since my first booking was canceled as the ticket to Hat Yai was sold out on my first attempt.

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