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Visiting Queen Nefertari’s Tomb in Luxor: A Practical Guide

Planning to visit Queen Nefertari’s tomb (QV66) in Luxor? Here’s what you need to know.  We’ve all heard of the tomb of Tutankhamun, shining splendidly in Luxor’s Valley of the Kings – but have you heard of the tomb of Queen Neferteri?  This lavish tomb is tucked away in the far less-visited Valley of the …

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Should You Take a Hot Air Balloon in Luxor? What You Need to Know

Ready to discover Luxor from a new perspective? This Luxor hot air balloon guide will take you through everything you need to know for the perfect trip.  Should you take a hot air balloon in Luxor? Spoiler alert: YES. Luxor is the world’s largest open-air museum, home to iconic temples and other well-known attractions. There …

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2 Days in Cairo: The Perfect Cairo Itinerary

Planning to spend two days in Cairo? This Cairo itinerary will help you discover the best of this enchanting city in a limited timeframe.  Few cities are as enthralling as Cairo – fact.  It’s not just the pyramids (although, any city that boasts the last ancient wonder of the world is always going to have …

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Best Hotels in Cairo: Beautiful Accommodation in Egypt’s Capital City

Looking for the best hotels in Cairo? These are the gorgeous hotels guaranteeing a good night’s sleep in this iconic city – for every budget.  If you’re anything like me, your days in this magnificent country will be jam-packed with activities, especially during your time in Egypt’s capital, Cairo.  I’ve just returned from a killer …

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16 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

Ready to explore the best things to do in Aswan? From the stunning architecture of Philae Temple to day-tripping to Abu Simbel, discover Aswan’s charms with this in-depth guide.  Set along the east bank of the Nile River, Aswan is a laidback and friendly city that will capture your heart – not to mention your …

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How to Visit the Pyramids of Giza: A Practical Guide

Planning to visit the Pyramids of Giza? These stunning ancient structures loom large in Egypt’s cultural and physical landscape – here’s what you need to know before you go.  Egypt: the home of ancient civilisations and magnificent monuments. Littered with myths, legends, and logic-defying historical sites; near portals that pull you back in time.  Few …

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Taking a Nile River Cruise in Egypt: What You Need to Know and Where to Book

A Nile river cruise is a quintessential part of any Egypt trip. Discover the different types of Nile cruise and best picks with this guide.   Are you ready to set sail on the adventure of a lifetime? Hop aboard a Nile cruise to see Egypt at a different pace.  The colossal waters of the Nile …

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Visiting The Temples of Abu Simbel: A Practical Guide

The temples of Abu Simbel are some of Egypt’s best-known landmarks. Discover their history and plan your visit with this practical guide.  Welcome to the land of the pharaohs – where ancient rulers erected momentous structures honouring themselves and various gods. Few of these temples are as grand as the ones at Abu Simbel.  Abu …

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