One of the Hardest Places to get into, Open for Tourism

When you consider taking an exquisite vacation to the Middle East you typically consider going to Egypt or Jordan or Dubai. Saudi Arabia isn’t exactly a hot travel destination, mainly because its borders were closed to the outside, except for business or religious reasons. But the country has recently started to issue tourist visas, makingContinue reading “One of the Hardest Places to get into, Open for Tourism”

Alexandria- a Roman Playground

In my last post, I mentioned that I was in Cairo for 3 days. In those 3 days we managed to fit in a day trip to Alexandria- the second largest city in Egypt. It took about 2 hours to get to by car so very doable if you wanted to do a day trip!Continue reading “Alexandria- a Roman Playground”

Ancient and Modern Day Egypt

World’s collide in Egypt, a mosaic of old and new civilizations. My family and I spent 3 days in the capital city of Cairo and let me tell you, that was not enough! It really felt like a race against time, trying to fit in what everyone wanted to do. First of all, I wantContinue reading “Ancient and Modern Day Egypt”