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Egypt’s New Pharaoh is a Soccer Player

No one can better sum up Egypt’s relationship with their national soccer team than goalkeeper Essam el-Hadary, who last summer became the oldest player to ever appear at a World Cup: “In Egypt we...
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Egyptian Archaeology: A Walk Through Luxor with My Father

Luxor Temple is located in the south of Egypt in the city of Luxor. The temple was known in ancient times as "Ipet ryset" (the southern sanctuary) and it was built with sandstone from...
Aerial view of Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

The Best Places to Travel to in September

September has officially arrived, and depending on which hemisphere you’re in, you’ll either be welcoming the autumnal shades of early fall or crawling out of your winter-blues hibernation to the promise of clear spring...
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Why a Nile River Cruise is the Best Way to See Egypt

Without a meandering cruise down the fabled Nile River — with its arid banks and temple-strewn shores — a trip to Egypt simply wouldn't be complete. From Cairo in the north to Aswan in...
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Rowing Down the Nile: An Interview with Author Rosemary Mahoney

Rosemary Mahoney is the author of "Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff," which was among the National Book Critic's Circles's Best Books of 2007. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship,...
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Is It Safe to Travel to Egypt?

‘What am I doing?’ I thought. ‘I can’t believe I left without my boyfriend.’ I was about a ten-minute walk from our hotel. The WiFi had gone out in the building and we had no...
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Things You Should Know Before Going to Morocco

There are dozens of reasons why Morocco is cherished by travelers, whether  it might be the cultural diversity, delicious cuisine, incredible natural scenery, rich history, or the beautiful coastline. From the moment you arrive...
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Moroccan Colors: Impressions of the Red City of Marrakech

"Hello. Come in, I’ll show you what is in my store,” he said.  The smart thing to do was to walk away. For reasons unknown to me, maybe it was the Moroccan colors of his...
An unusual angle of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Unexpected Destinations for Every Month of the Year

We could probably guess at least a few of the items on your travel bucket list. There’s a good chance that it includes some of the world’s most popular cultural events and destinations, like...

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