A once in a lifetime honeymoon doesn’t come around every day, so ensuring you get the most out of your experience is of utmost importance. While it might seem impossible to cram in everything you both want to do, there is an easy way to achieve honeymoon harmony for bride and groom. The answer is […]
By Halle Eavelyn Things look bad in Egypt. From the outside, especially from the distant thousands of miles of our proximity in the United States, it looks as though the government is so destabilized it might topple. In other words, stay away. But how realistic is this?
By Kara K. Murphy I’ll admit, before traveling to the Northern Cape region of South Africa, I hardly knew anything about it. What did I know? That the Kalahari Desert, a vast region of red sand, was somewhere in the northern part of the country. A quick Google search showed that it is South Africa’s […]
By Halle Eavelyn I was in Cairo, Egypt, on the day the world ended. Well, not really. I was in Cairo on the day the world was supposed to end: December 21, 2012. We took our spiritual tour group out in the desert to Dashur and inside the Red Pyramid where we toned, sang, rang […]
On our current tour of Egypt, some members of our group asked for home-baked cookies. We were sailing up the Nile aboard a private cruise ship, the Afandina, so I asked our chef to take care of it. Since individual requests happen often (everything from raw food to vegetarian meals to a personalized birthday cake) […]
By Halle Eavelyn It’s noon on my first day in Cairo, and we are visiting Tahrir Square, heart of the recent revolution and home to most of the current uprising. Egypt‘s new President, Mohamed Morsi, has decreed that whatever laws he makes cannot be overturned in court, and, after repeatedly warning him they would do so, […]
Once again, Egypt has been in recent news; this time for an attack in the Sinai that has absolutely nothing to do with tourism, but is reported as yet another reason for tourists to stay home. The recent kidnapping of an American minister and two other tourists by Bedouin intent on gaining prison release of […]
By Russell Jarvis Johannesburg is the economic capital of South Africa, and will most likely be your first port of entry on flights to the Rainbow Nation. Known to locals as Joburg, Egoli (City of Gold) or Mzansi; this sprawling metropolis in South Africa’s Gauteng Province is home to Soccer City (primary venue for the 2010 […]