Sharm el Sheikh is an extremely popular spot for scuba divers looking to explore the bounty of dive sites in the Red Sea. One of the best dive locations near Sharm el Sheikh is Tiran Island, which offers several popular reef dives close by. Tiran Island is also known as the Straits of Tiran and […]
Far from the camel trodden tourist trails of the Giza Pyramids and miles from Cairo’s capital chaos, there is a small, sandy village that fits the stereotype of a desert oasis perfectly. An enormous lake glimmers in an otherwise infertile desert, providing much-needed nourishment to crops, livestock and a thriving community. Siwa lies about 600 kilometers southwest of Alexandria in Egypt, but it’s worlds away from the sea of modernity that continues to wash upon the country’s northern city shores. This is a place that is truly lost in time. The sands of these desert dunes have moved and shifted for millions of years, but somehow Siwa has remained much as it was when Alexander the Great visited in 332 AD.
Located on the Red Sea Coast, Hurghada is a holiday destination popular with divers and beachgoers looking for a relaxing holiday. Until the 1980’s, the area was a small, quiet fishing village. But today, Hurghada has seen a lot of coastal tourism development. If you’re planning a vacation to Hurghada, but still want to see other […]
One of the most popular ways to visit Luxor is via a Nile River cruise between Aswan and Luxor. Luxor is considered by many as an open-air museum, filled with rich history and stunning landscape. If you’re on a Nile River cruise and looking for the best sights to see, here are some shore excursions […]