Egypt

35 Photos to Inspire You to Travel to Egypt
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35 Photos to Inspire You to Travel to Egypt

Egypt is a destination that is at the top of many adventurer’s bucket lists. However, it’s also a destination that many people are wary of visiting, given the political turmoil and terrorist attacks it has, unfortunately, experienced over the years. Every destination I travel to, though, comes with the same barrage of questions… “Is it…

More Pyramids Near Cairo –  Saqqara (Djoser’s Step Pyramid) + Ancient City of Memphis
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More Pyramids Near Cairo – Saqqara (Djoser’s Step Pyramid) + Ancient City of Memphis

The Great Pyramids of Giza are always what comes to mind when we think of pyramids near Cairo, Egypt. However, these aren’t the only pyramids near Cairo. In fact, the world’s oldest pyramid is located not far from Cairo! (And no, it isn’t the Great Pyramid of Giza.) This post will explain, plus I’ll share…

Visiting the Pyramids of Giza – 10 Tips to Know Before You Go
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Visiting the Pyramids of Giza – 10 Tips to Know Before You Go

Visiting the Pyramids of Giza has been at the top of my bucket list since I was old enough to read. Needless to say, this experience had some pretty high expectations for me! Of course, with something you have been dreaming about for 20ish years, it’s hard to not be a bit disappointed when it…

Outfit Idea for Visiting Abu Simbel
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Outfit Idea for Visiting Abu Simbel

Wondering what to wear for visiting Abu Simbel? This post explains! If you’ve been following along with my Egypt outfit posts, you’ll know the formula for dressing for these sights. However, Abu Simbel does have an extra element to take into account. You’ll be in the hot sun, like anywhere else in Egypt, and, as…

Abu Simbel is an Egypt Must Do – Here are 10 Things to Know Before You Go
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Abu Simbel is an Egypt Must Do – Here are 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Abu Simbel is an absolute must-do if you are traveling to Egypt. This was honestly cooler for me than seeing the pyramids, and I have been dreaming about visiting the pyramids since I was 8. (That’s how incredible Abu Simbel is!) Part of this had to do with not having hardly any expectations for Abu…

Is the Nubian Village in Aswan a Tourist Trap?
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Is the Nubian Village in Aswan a Tourist Trap?

Wondering if the Nubian Village in Aswan is an authentic cultural experience or a tourist trap? This post explains! Cultural tour experiences tend to be very hit-and-miss no matter where you’re traveling. They are either incredibly educational and enlightening, or they’re masquerading as an educational experience… when in reality they are just a way to…

Edfu & Kom Ombo – Are They Worth Adding to Your Egypt Itinerary?
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Edfu & Kom Ombo – Are They Worth Adding to Your Egypt Itinerary?

Edfu and Kom Ombo are towns along the Nile River in Egypt that are home to 2 famous temples. Now, neither of these places are going to rank as high as say Cairo, Luxor or Aswan on peoples’ itineraries. However, does that mean they aren’t worth adding to your Egypt itinerary? In this post, I’ll…

How to Dress Comfortably Yet Stylishly for the Heat in Luxor, Egypt
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How to Dress Comfortably Yet Stylishly for the Heat in Luxor, Egypt

It has taken me far too long to figure out to dress appropriately for the heat. Fortunately, by the time I traveled to Luxor, Egypt…I had FINALLY figured out the formula for dressing comfortably yet stylishly for a day of suffocating heat. The summer heat in Luxor is no joke. We were there during SPRING,…

Visiting Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple – Must-See Places in Luxor, Egypt
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Visiting Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple – Must-See Places in Luxor, Egypt

Most people come to Luxor, Egypt to see the Valley of the Kings. However, Karnak Temple & Luxor Temple are absolute must-see places in Luxor as well! This post will break down our experience at both, and what you need to know before you go. Getting to Luxor from Cairo We had taken an 8…

“The Mummy” Brendan Fraser/Rick O’Connell Inspired Outfit for Egypt
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“The Mummy” Brendan Fraser/Rick O’Connell Inspired Outfit for Egypt

An outfit I wore in Luxor, Egypt inspired by Brendan Fraser’s character, Rick O’Connell, in the movie “The Mummy.” Growing up, I was absolutely obsessed with the movie, “The Mummy.” (Let’s be real, it’s still one of my favorite movies.) I think I’ve watched it at least 10 thousand times. (I probably watched it even…