The Top 5 Places to Visit in Jordan

Jordan (aka The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) is an Arab kingdom located in Western Asia and is fairly centrally located between Asia, Africa, and Europe. This small, arid country of about 9.5 million people, 92% of which practice Sunni Islam, is home to many important religious landmarks like the Dead Sea and Jesus’s baptism site….

Complete Guide to Visiting 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….

14 Things to Know Before Visiting Egypt

As I sit here, writing this post, I’m struggling to find the right words to describe my feelings about Egypt. Spectacular, awe-inspiring, infuriating, exhausting, and annoying are the first words that come to mind. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza, taking a cruise down the Nile, and learning all about the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were experiences-of-a-lifetime….

9 Reasons to Make Turkey Your Next Vacation Destination

There are countless reasons to visit Turkey – breathtaking scenery, fascinating history, intricate architecture, lovely people, and the best shopping in all of Europe just to name a few. It would be impossible to list all of the reasons that I fell in love with Turkey so here are just a few of the highlights… 

Take a Trip Through Turkey’s Southern Riviera

Turkey has 4,500 miles of coastline so whether you’re looking for a peaceful, private chunk of sandy beach to relax or a party scene with bumping music and exotic cocktails, you’re bound to find both and everything in-between in Turkey. Rent a car and take the coastal route, stopping along the way to enjoy the…

Incredible Istanbul: A Complete 3-Day Itinerary

If you only have a limited amount of time in Istanbul, deciding where to sleep, eat, and explore can be overwhelming. Follow our detailed 3-day itinerary to get the most out of your trip to this amazing city!