Author Archives: Brigitte Nioche

About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Living Longer, Living Well - How to Embrace the Challenges of a Long Life. Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.

Egypt – New Discoveries

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt 15 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image caption A sarcophagus from one of the three tombs found at burial grounds south of Cairo Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back … Continue reading

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Jeans and Headscarves

In many Muslim countries the dress code, especially for women, is dictated by religious believes. Wearing a HIJAB – (headscarf) is followed by many women. I was surprised, visiting Egypt, to see so many young girls and women still following … Continue reading

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Egypt – Celebrating Eid Al Fitr

Eid Al Fitr is an important religious holiday marking the end of Ramadan the Islamic holy month of fasting. Quiet by coincidence I was in Luxor at that time. I had learned how important this celebration is for Egyptians and was looking forward to it. … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings and it’s Countryside

Despite the millions of tourists who have visited the Valley of the Kings for hundreds of years, the countryside around it has not changed much. It is not very populated, well toiled and planted. The peacefulness that surrounds these fields, … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Daily Life – Working to Stay Alive

Every kind of work deserves respect –                                                                   … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Daily Life – Friendship!

Happiness does not depend on what we own – but on friends to share our life with!             More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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Egypt’s Artefacts Coming Home!

    Egypt restores 484 artefacts from abroad: Antiquities Minister Al-Masry Al-Youm Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held on Saturday a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Esmail and Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani to discuss recent Egyptian archaeological discoveries and artefacts … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Bigger than Life

Everything being equal – but was it the case in Ancient Egypt? No, the Ancient Egyptians saw themselves as bigger, taller, and stronger than ordinary mortals.                             … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Daily Life – Drinking Coca Cola!

Fortunately there are things in this world that defy believes, religion and all borders and show us that we are not that different after all! More from Egypt soon Brigitte  

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Egypt’s Daily Life – Marriage

                       www.egyptdn.com   s              Online since 2000     600,000 Egyptian Women Get Married Before Age of Consent: StudyA study conducted by the International Population Council, the National Council for Population and Development and Assiut University on rates of early marriage in upper Egypt has … Continue reading

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