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Horse Riding Through the Sahara | GIZA, EGYPT

"This is one of the best things I have ever done in my life!" That is what my friend said while we were horse riding through the Sahara desert and overlooking the Pyramids of Giza. There are extraordinary experiences that one can do in their lifetime and this was one of them. My friends and… Continue reading Horse Riding Through the Sahara | GIZA, EGYPT

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Sandra’s Place and Cheristo Seafood Restaurant | A Perfect Pair in GIZA, EGYPT

Giza, Egypt- I have found that over the years of traveling, finding an apartment or house to stay in with multiple people is a great choice. My two female friends and I were traveling into Giza from Cairo and were looking for a comfortable place to stay. I had researched hotel and rental options, and… Continue reading Sandra’s Place and Cheristo Seafood Restaurant | A Perfect Pair in GIZA, EGYPT

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A Day at the Pyramids of Giza | Seven Wonders of the World & UNESCO World Heritage Site

Three ladies, three camels, three pyramids, a Sphynx, a solar boat and a day well spent! The Pyramids of Giza was on our bucket list and I believe it is on yours as well. This famous archeological site in Egypt is noted as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, as well as part… Continue reading A Day at the Pyramids of Giza | Seven Wonders of the World & UNESCO World Heritage Site

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A Fond Farewell to Cairo’s Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

I believe that I made it into Cairo's grand and distinguished Egyptian Museum of Antiquities just in time. I had ventured into this century old museum in the Fall of 2019, but after miraculously crossing the street from the Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir. If you have tried to cross that road, and did it in… Continue reading A Fond Farewell to Cairo’s Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

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Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt- "I now see why the Egyptians worshiped the sun!" That was a powerful 'in the moment' comment that I overheard an Egyptian-American doctor say while a small group of us watched the sunset on Fatnas Island, aka 'Fantasy Island'. I held on to that idea of the ancient Egyptians worshiping… Continue reading Traveling for a Sensational Sunset | Fatnas Island, Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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An evening at the Old Cataract Hotel | Aswan, Egypt

If someone told me 35 years ago that I would be traveling to Egypt with two people whom I have known since grade school, I would have told this person they were nuts. It did happen though and I will say that I love how the universe puts together these memorable rondevous with others. We… Continue reading An evening at the Old Cataract Hotel | Aswan, Egypt

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Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

When I traveled to Siwa Oasis in October of 2019, I was traveling alone, an American female in her late 40s. I received a lot of different feedback when people saw video clips of me lost and trying to locate my hotel in a remote desert town, thirty miles from the Libyan border. The majority… Continue reading Solo Traveling into SIWA OASIS, EGYPT

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Turkish Airlines Business Class Upgrade | What to Expect

Have you ever upgraded your airline flight at the last minute? I have and I always try to. Upgrading at the last minute for a discounted rate can be a little chancey, but it is the chance worth taking. There are several ways to upgrade for a lower cost prior to a flight. They range… Continue reading Turkish Airlines Business Class Upgrade | What to Expect

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Mountain of the Dead | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

After making the extensive journey into Siwa Oasis and eating breakfast at my hotel, I hopped inside this tumnayah for a ride. I took a very bumpy and exciting ride with my local guide around Siwa Oasis. Our first stop was Gebel Al-Mawta or The Mountain of the Dead, which is one of the city's… Continue reading Mountain of the Dead | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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Temple of the Oracle – Alexander the Great | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

When our tiny tumnayah pulled up to the Temple of the Oracle, I felt the traveler's euphoria come over me that many of you understand. It is that feeling of triumph and exhilaration when you arrive to a significant destination that is remote, off the beaten track and that is only frequented by those with… Continue reading Temple of the Oracle – Alexander the Great | Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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The Salt Pools of Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Siwa Oasis on the western border of Egypt is one of the country's most isolated settlements, with a population of over 30,000 people. It was not an easy town to get to and when I return, I will do it in a more comfortable manner. It is a very remote oasis about thirty miles from… Continue reading The Salt Pools of Siwa Oasis, Egypt

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TAP Airlines Executive Class Cuisine | What to Expect

They say that once you turn left you never go right. We are not talking politics here either! I was heading home to the United States after two months in Europe. I had initially flown into Paris, then headed east by bus, train or plane. I ended up in Estonia and from there I flew… Continue reading TAP Airlines Executive Class Cuisine | What to Expect

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Cocktails & Afternoon Tea at Winter Palace | Luxor, Egypt

Whether it be on my own or with friends, I sometimes go the extra mile with travel experiences. My lifelong friends and I were traveling through Egypt and we were spending a few days in Luxor. We had just finished an adventurous four day cruise up the Nile River that started in Aswan. Spending an… Continue reading Cocktails & Afternoon Tea at Winter Palace | Luxor, Egypt

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A Day in TOLEDO, SPAIN | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Visiting the historical ancient city of Toledo is essential while traveling through Spain. Whether you do a day trip from Madrid or stay in this medieval city for a couple of nights, a trip to Toledo will leave you enchanted. I decided to do a day trip from Madrid and I took a chartered bus… Continue reading A Day in TOLEDO, SPAIN | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Corral de la Moreria – A Michelin Star and the World’s Best Tablao Flamenco

In Madrid, down a small quiet street, in a dark intimate restaurant, upon a small corner stage, a group on musicians and world renowned Flamenco dancers come together and put on the best shows in the world. They have achieved top recognition as the "The Best Flamenco Tablao in the World" from the International Festival… Continue reading Corral de la Moreria – A Michelin Star and the World’s Best Tablao Flamenco

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Exploring Belgium | Culture, Art and UNESCO Sites

The country of Belgium is home to glorious architecture and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. When I visited Belgium, I managed to visit three UNESCO sites and various places of culture that held numerous notable works of art.  If art, culture and UNESCO sites interest you, I hope my 'Exploring Belgium' list inspires you to… Continue reading Exploring Belgium | Culture, Art and UNESCO Sites

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A Day in Bruges, Belgium | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

First of all, is it Bruges or Brugge? It is both! At first I was confused if I was spelling or pronouncing it correctly but you can say or use both words. Brugge is the name that the Flemish speaking locals use which is pronounced "Bru-gah". Personally, I said "Bruges" pronounced "Brooge" and got along… Continue reading A Day in Bruges, Belgium | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Maastricht, Netherlands | Love at First Sight.

"Is this place for real?" Those were the exact words that I muttered as I pulled my luggage down the classic Stationstraat in Maastricht. I felt as if I stepped into another world, an older world that felt familiar. The street had a 19th Century Elegance with meticulous buildings and a cobblestone pedestrian promenade. Stationstraat… Continue reading Maastricht, Netherlands | Love at First Sight.