14 Things I Wish I had Known 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….

Have Some Fun in the Sun in Hurghada, Egypt!

Situated on the banks of the Red Sea, Hurghada is the ultimate tourist vacation destination. Diving and snorkeling enthusiasts will love the warm sea, colorful coral, and crystal clear water. And thrill seekers will want to take a quad through the massive desert surrounding Hurghada or take a turn at Egypt’s largest wakeboard cable park….

Take a Cruise on the Egyptian Nile: Aswan to Luxor

Prior to stepping on board the Sonesta Star Goddess Cruise ship in Aswan, traveling around Egypt had been quite a bit more difficult than we originally anticipated. The constant touts shouting at us to get in their taxi, or ride their horse-drawn carriage, or buy their Egyptian scarf. Haggling over prices for everything from a…

Your Complete Guide to the Great Pyramids of Giza

“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….

Jordan Itinerary: The Best Places to Visit!

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. While the country is a constitutional monarchy, their highly adored King Abdullah II holds executive and legislative powers. This small, arid country of about 9.5 million people, 92% of which…

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…