You can’t miss the Steps of Repentance when you climb Mt Sinai (aka Moses Mountain). It’s a steep climb that would really make you think to repent all your sins ...
OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!
Iconic Royal Albert Hall is a must-visit location on any trip to London, and no night at the concert hall is complete without a great meal to accompany the show. Many delicious restaurants are within a short walking distance of the hall and several of them offer set-price theater menus designed to get you to […]
This post was originally published on IHG’s blog on May 9, 2016. Planning a visit to London? After booking your flight and picking the perfect London hotel, the next item on the list is figuring out where to dine in this British metropolis. London is packed with everything from expensive, swanky restaurants to ultra-affordable, no-frills street […]
St Catherine Monastery is the oldest Christian monastery in the world that is continuously inhabited. It’s a living fortification and silent witness to 17 centuries of history that only few people know about. It is surrounded by rugged mountains and incredible landscapes where you can live and be at peace with whatever is around you. […]
This post was originally published on Hipmunk’s Tailwind Blog on April 11, 2016. When you’re still new to a career and trying to make a name for yourself on the job, it can be stressful to take vacation time. Heck, forget traveling for pleasure—even business travel can feel stressful. When you’re juggling delayed flights or bad […]
“Paris is always a good idea,” said Audrey Hepburn, a Hollywood legend who acted in romantic movies that featured famous landmarks in Paris. With so many great motion pictures made in this European city, it’s no wonder it earns these three nicknames: The City of Love, The City of Romance, and The City of Lights. […]
My stay at Hilton Ramesis Hotel in Cairo wasn’t really planned at all. I had to stay in the city one more night while waiting for my employer’s decision on what to do with my expired visa. It’s a long story which will bore you to death. When I arrived at the reception, I specifically […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico, bills itself as the “Hot Air Ballooning Capital of the World.” With fantastic weather and clear skies most days of the year, no one would contest the epithet attached to it. You can conquer the skies here by riding the hot air balloon, helicopter or glider plane, and an aerial tramway that […]
From downtown Cairo to the Pyramids by public transport is an easy trip if you don’t mind the crowd and the heat. From Tahrir Square to the gate in front of the Sphinx, it took me just less than an hour—and that’s because I already figured out how to navigate and take the right public […]