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St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

South Sinai, Egypt- St. Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai in Egypt felt very far away from everything and everywhere, when I had traveled there in late 2019. I was already in Sharm el-Sheikh along the Red Sea when I took a day trip to this ancient monastery, which is also a UNESCO… Continue reading St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Khan el-Khalili – Cairo’s Most Famous Bazaar | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

"I used to get upset watching people running through a maze of alleyways, only to get stuck in a dead end and then get caught. Now I know what they feel like." One of my friends had said this while we were trying to find our way back out of the Bazaar and she was… Continue reading Khan el-Khalili – Cairo’s Most Famous Bazaar | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Abu Simbel in Egypt | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Like many others, Abu Simbel in Egypt was on our bucket lists. I am sure those who have come before me would agree that it is one thing to see these Egyptian temples in photos or videos, but nothing beats witnessing them first hand. When our private guide walked my friends and I towards the… Continue reading Abu Simbel in Egypt | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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The Sanctuary of Isis at Philae in ASWAN, EGYPT | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

While in Aswan, my friends and I had visited the Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae UNESCO sites, and I was in awe. Not only for the architectural wonder of these temples built for their Egyptian Gods, but for the shear fact that these temples were dismantled and reconstructed to save them. Last century… Continue reading The Sanctuary of Isis at Philae in ASWAN, EGYPT | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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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

Global Dining

At the Legendary Café Gerbeaud | Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary - This goes out to the lovers of fine chocolates and the connoisseurs of divine pastries, I share your passion and would never steer you wrong! Café Gerbeaud has been a gastronomic delight since 1858 and is one of the oldest cafe's in Europe. Stepping inside the saloon is a lavish step back… Continue reading At the Legendary Café Gerbeaud | Budapest, Hungary

Jetsetting

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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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Phoenix, Arizona- "Form follows function", a phrase I first learned on my initial visit to Frank Lloyd Wright's home studio in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago. From that point on, I felt a connection with Wright's forward thinking of architecture. Over the past two decades, I had visited many of his designed buildings and… Continue reading Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

USA Travel

A Walk Through Savannah, Georgia

I love to walk. If you have ever traveled with me or expect to travel with me, know that I enjoy walking. If I am not exhausted, dehydrated or very hungry expect that I will enjoy a stroll for miles while on holiday. If not in vacation mode, I do drive. The city of Savannah… Continue reading A Walk Through Savannah, Georgia

Global Dining

Elizabeth on 37th – Notable Mansion Dining in Savannah, Georgia

"Mansion Dining" or "In the House Dining" depending on the home size, as I like to call it, is something that I have always been charmed by. I have dined in former homes turned into restaurants and cafes on both sides of the world. Each room of the house from the living area, dining room… Continue reading Elizabeth on 37th – Notable Mansion Dining in Savannah, Georgia

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The Olde Pink House – Modern Southern Cuisine within a Savannah National Landmark

Within my travels of close to fifty countries and almost all fifty states, one of my definite interests has been dining in historical haunts. Savannah has its share of restaurants in historical buildings, The Olde Pink House being one of them. This lovely Southern Cuisine restaurant sits inside a stately Georgian mansion that dates back… Continue reading The Olde Pink House – Modern Southern Cuisine within a Savannah National Landmark

Food Journals

What I ate in ITALY – Noshing in Venice, Milan and Verona

DELIZIOSO! While in Italy, I had a quick taste-test of the food offered in the Northern cities of Venice, Milan and Verona. I understand there is more to true Italian food than what I ate and have listed. That is why I am looking forward to more noshing throughout the whole country of Italy- just… Continue reading What I ate in ITALY – Noshing in Venice, Milan and Verona

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The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

As we were taking a ferry across the Grecian Sea, my daughter who was 18 at the time said "No wonder people wrote stories about crossing the sea in Greece". I remember when she said that because I thought to myself "She's right!". The both of us looking out at the deep blue sea, riding… Continue reading The Mythical Island of Delos – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Athens, Greece | Top Things to do & UNESCO World Heritage Sites

That statement was very true for me when it came to visiting Athens- It was better the second time around! It took me two visits within a five year span to Greece's capital to appreciate the beautiful chaos of this city.  The heart of Athens is not like laid back Mykonos or Santorini but a… Continue reading Athens, Greece | Top Things to do & UNESCO World Heritage Sites