egyptian cuisine nicole baster

Egyptian Cuisine: What It Says About the Country’s History

As an Egyptian, food is everything. You bring a plate of konafa to your aunt’s house when she invites you for a feast of hammam mahshi and rokak. You meet your friends over kushari...
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A Guide to Religious Monuments in Old Cairo

Cairo, or Al Qahera as it’s known in Arabic, means “the conquerer.” It is an ancient city where countless religions have resided. From the time of the pharaohs to modern, Islamic Cairo, a piece...
scuba diving in egypt jakob owens

A Guide to Exploring Egypt Underwater

The wonderful land of Egypt is home of one of the most enigmatic and fascinating ancient cultures in the world. With its pyramids and timeless temples, it has always attracted flocks of tourists for...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Egyptian Temples

The architecture of Ancient Egypt has fascinated explorers for thousands of years. By glorifying their achievements, their families, and their gods with magnificent temples, the pharaohs have allowed us to walk in their world...
egypt soccer mohamed salah

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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Things to Know Before Visiting Italy

Italy is renowned across the globe for its food, people, and culture. From Rome’s Colosseum to Pisa’s Leaning Tower of, well, Pisa, the country offers an abundance of things to do and sights to...
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How to Create the Perfect Location Shoot

Shooting on location takes a lot of effort and hard work. You need to look for the perfect setting and the right view that would fit within the camera and speak for itself. Although...
egyptian archaeology rachid migalla

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...
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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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