The Best 9 Nile Cruises in Egypt: Luxury Sailing from Luxor to Aswan

If you’re planning a trip to visit Egypt, of course you’ll have to visit the Nile River! It’s the longest river in the world, spanning 11 different countries, and is incredibly important to Egyptians for both sustenance and transportation. And the best way to see the Nile is from aboard a luxury cruise sailing between…

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…

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. We had haggled over prices for everything…

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….

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…

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….

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…