Visiting Modern Luxor Egypt to Discover Ancient Thebes

Egypt is a country that has captured the imagination of travelers all around the world, where ancient temples are juxtaposed against apartment blocks and the roads are shared between cars and camels. There’s nowhere quite like it.   While many people make the trip just to Cairo for the pyramids — and yes the pyramids […]

The Danakil Depression: 5 Reasons to Visit the Hottest Place on Earth

There’s a place on this beautiful earth of ours that experiences average daily maximums of 41.1C (106F). I’m not talking the average in the height of summer. I’m talking every single day of the year. Dallol, Ethiopia is the hottest inhabited place on earth. It can be found in the very heart of the Danakil […]

South Africa through the eyes of Nelson Mandela

There are a number of South African museums and heritage sites you can visit if you want to celebrate our most well-known statesman, Nelson Mandela’s centenary in 2018.  But most who visit these sites are usually in search of something a little more. They’re usually looking for a way to get more closely acquainted with […]

Indonesian Islands to Explore Before They Get Too Touristy

“Paradise on Earth” is probably the most clichéd phrase on the internet to describe tropical islands; however, “Paradise on Earth” is the only phrase to describe the tiny, green, pearl-like Indonesian Islands. The beauty of this country is apparent even before you touch its ground. From the window of the plane, you can see the […]