Month: July 2018

How to live like a Local in Cairo

July 19, 2018

After spending a carefree summer getting to know Egypt back in 2010, Lonely Planet Local Leah Bremer returned in 2017 to find dusty, ancient Cairo forever changed and yet exactly the same. Adapting to sunny life in the cultural nexus of north Africa and the Middle East took little time, and once she learned the importance of […]

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Five great day trips from St Petersburg

July 18, 2018

A single trip is nowhere near enough to truly appreciate the splendour of St Petersburg. But even a first-time visitor should consider a quick escape from Russia’s imperial capital to nearby parks, palaces and medieval towns that are very much a part of its cultural circle. Easily visited by car, public transport or tourist bus, […]

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Intermittent Fasting Benefits: Lose Weight, Protect the Heart & Brain

July 15, 2018

It’s every dieter’s dream: imagine being able to eat whatever you want most days of the week, limiting your intake for one or two days at a time and still losing weight. Believe it or not, intermittent fasting benefits more than just your waistline; crucially, fasting helps to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation and keep your […]

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