Luxury Hotels in Egypt: Our Top 5 Picks

Are you planning a vacation in Egypt and wondering where to stay? We had the opportunity to stay in the best of the best during our trip so that we could review them for you thoroughly. Check out our list of the most luxurious hotels in the main tourist destinations in Egypt! The Award for…

The 5 Best Hotels Near the Great Pyramids of Giza

If you are planning a visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, you have a few options for accommodation. You can stay in the nearby city of Cairo, or you can book a hotel that offers stunning views of the pyramids, right from your room! We would highly recommend booking a hotel in…

The 7 Best Riads in Marrakech, Morocco

If you are planning a trip to Marrakech, Morocco, you absolutely MUST book a stay in a riad! Riads are a traditional style of Moroccan house that has a central interior garden or courtyard, usually with a fountain or pool at the center. You’ll fall in love with the amazing architecture of each riad and…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Egypt

So you’re planning a vacation in Egypt – woohoo! It’s an amazing, challenging, and beautiful country and it will be an experience of a lifetime. You’ll encounter incredibly hot days, a few chilly evenings, dusty and uneven roads, and a few other surprises along the way. You’ll want to be prepared for a variety of…

The Top 10 Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

If you’re headed to the ‘Windy City of Africa’ make sure you check out the best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco! Stay at the magical Villa Anouk, sample camel milk cheese at the rustic Fromagerie, watch street performers from the rooftop of Taros, and peer through the Sqala du Port d’Essaouira at the beautifully preserved ramparts.

Complete Guide to the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

“NO” I said loudly, and firmly to the poor little boy, no more than 13 years old. My finger pointed angrily to drive the point home. The look on his wounded little face broke my heart but obliging the child one picture would send 20 other kids running toward us, cell phones set to selfie mode….

What to Pack for a Vacation in Morocco

“You have very poor fashion sense!” the restaurant tout yelled at me angrily after I refused to sit down to eat. He had been aggressively pestering me and using his body to keep me from passing which meant there was no chance in hell I’d be dining there. And he was right about my outfit….

Okonjima Nature Reserve: A Luxury Safari Experience in Namibia

No trip to Namibia is complete without a stay in a luxurious tent camp where you can lounge in bed while wild animals graze outside your window. And there is no better place in the country to get your fill of luxury treatment and exhilarating safari excursions than at the Okonjima Nature Reserve. Not only…