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Here you will find a selection of some of the nice things people have said about us.

travel+taste backpacker concierge review
travel and taste backpacker concierge review
September 2013 – Food Tours.
“. . . more ways to immerse yourself in Turkish food culture, including farm stays, tastings and cooking classes, and can arrange for you to spend time at rural guesthouses, organic farms and wineries in Turkey.”

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departures 2012 backpacker concierge review
departures 2012 backpacker concierge review
April 2013 – Top Ten Guided Tours.
Gogobot travel recommendation site users chose their top guided tours as part of site’s Travelers’ Favorite Awards.

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departures 2012 backpacker concierge review
departures 2012 backpacker concierge review
January 2013 – “Until recently most travelers haven’t wondered much about the flavors of this desert country—a situation Backpacker Concierge aims to change with its new bespoke culinary excursions there.”

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mercury news 2012 backpacker concierge review
lonely planet 2012 backpacker concierge review
December 2012 – “We saw a side of Egypt that most tourists will never see — thanks to Backpacker Concierge, the eco-conscious bespoke travel company that arranges immersive experiences and adventures for independent travelers.”
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denver post 2012 backpacker concierge review
denver 2012 backpacker concierge review
December 2012 – “We decided to work with a travel agent for our Egypt trip. But not the kind of travel agent you’re thinking of. A pal recommended Cairo-based Backpacker Concierge for a reasonably priced,
aesthetically proper alternative to the average travel agent. And thank goodness he did.”

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lonely planet 2012 backpacker concierge review
lonely planet 2012 backpacker concierge review
June 2012 – “Culturally and environmentally responsible desert trips and Nile cruises, plus more focused custom trips such as food tours.”
cnt backpacker concierge review
conde naste traveller backpacker concierge review
March 2012 – “Cairo’s Backpacker Concierge has just begun offering the first culinary tours of the country and tutelage in its ancient, exotically spiced dishes.”

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Food Wine backpacker concierge feature
conde naste traveller backpacker concierge review
January 2012 – Backpacker Concierge is featured in iconic American magazine, Food + Wine. Travel with writer Salma Abdelnour through Alexandria, Cairo, and Sinai and learn more about our amazing programming.

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lonely planet backpacker concierge review
luxury travel advisor backpacker concierge review
March 2011 – Backpacker Concierge get a special recommendation for travelling in Jordan – “Cut from the pink sandstone that defines the surrounding canyons, the ancient city of Petra is one of those undeniable life-list destinations.”

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New York Times Insider backpacker concierge feature
conde naste traveller backpacker concierge review
January 2011 – Get to know the founder of Backpacker Concierge as he shares his favorite Egyptian addresses with the New York Times. Travel like an insider during your next adventure in Egypt!

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cnt backpacker concierge review
conde naste traveller backpacker concierge review
December 2010 – “People want to learn about Egypt’s history- pharaohs, pyramids, temples. But not many travellers find out what the common person did and does,” says Eric Monkaba, founder of Backpacker Concierge. The best way to do it? Stay on the Red Sea coast with one of the last [nomadic] communities.”

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luxury travel advisor backpacker concierge review
luxury travel advisor backpacker concierge review
July 2010 – “Backpacker Concierge’s mantra is providing the backpacker mentality (unique experiences) without having to sacrifice a certain level of luxury. They work one-on-one with clients to get to know them on a personal basis and tailor the perfect itinerary for an in depth exploration of Egypt and Jordan.”

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lonely planet backpacker concierge review
luxury travel advisor backpacker concierge review
June 2010 – “An excellent boutique start-up that offers customised travel packages with a strong emphasis on culturally and environmentally responsible service. They are incredibly tech-savvy, and can communicate with you via phone, email, Facebook and even Twitter.”

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