Luxor, considered to be the “world’s greatest open air museum”, is home to some of the most interesting, biggest, and beautiful temples in all Egypt. For centuries, Luxor –formerly known as Thebes– was considered to be the capital of the known world. And as the capital, it developed its temples and monuments architecture to a […]
Aswan, one of the furthermost southern, hottest, and driest cities in Egypt; presents an environment that besides being hot and dry in nature, is full of culture, Egyptian history, monuments, and a thriving market life. Of the major touristic cities in Egypt, Aswan is, in my opinion, the one that still keeps a sense of […]
A lot has been seen and read in the news about Tahrir Square, but this is a different perspective on the daily life of the now infamous square in Cairo, Egypt.
Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is home to a variety of high profile and low profile sights that range from the historic to the cultural, social, and even revolutionary. Cairo is usually the arrival hub for many travelers that look to explore and experience the country of the Pharaohs. So, if you can spare 72 […]
I’m sure that many of you have dreamed of seeing The Great Pyramids of Giza, and once there, you felt like it was a dream come true. Having studied Egyptian Architecture, and thanks to my love for Egyptian history, I had that same dream. And well, recently it became true, but not how I had […]
Egypt is a world famous destination. Impressive Egyptian History – check; colossal monuments – check; impressive landscapes – check; extreme poverty – check that one too. But, most travelers who visit Egypt seem to skip that one last check. Nothing wrong with skipping it, but it is important to know that Egypt is not just […]