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Hatshepsut Temple in Luxor (West Bank, Nile River).

Hatshepsut Temple – Scene of the Crime in 1997

Hatshepsut Temple in Luxor is the scene of the murder crime in November 1997 when terrorists killed 62 people (most of them tourists). The temple is one the ancient monuments ...

Sunrise at Mt Sinai, Egypt.

Photos: Sunrise at Mt Sinai

To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments you’d never forget in a longest time. The arduous hike that started at 2 in the morning and ...

View from the Top of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

View from the Top of Burj Khalifa

The view from the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai shows the fast-growing pace of wherever the city is heading to. Since The Burj is the tallest building in the ...

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Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding ...
The Amazing Petra in Jordan

The Amazing Petra in Jordan

YOU HAVE TO SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT! Petra in Jordan is ...
Things to do in Brunei SOAS Mosque

Things to do in Brunei – A Country of No Fun?

(I asked an Aussie friend, Jonathan, to be a guest blogger and ...

Chichen Itza Pyramid in Mexico

Chichen Itza was once the center of the Mayan universe. It’s an ...

Cambodia: Grand Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s capital city—and it is a city of contrasts. ...

11 Things To Do In Beijing

(A friend of mine and his family are going for a one-week ...

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View of the Pyramids from The Citadel in Cairo.

View of the Pyramids from The Citadel in Cairo

Do you know that you can see Egypt’s Great Pyramids from The Citadel in Cairo? Except for those who have been there, not many people know that the Great Pyramids of Egypt are actually just outside Cairo. It’s in a town called Giza and very accessible to public transport, too. Before going there, I had […]

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Cairo Graffiti (around Tahrir Square)

Cairo Graffiti – Windows to a Troubled Egypt

On January 2011, Egyptians from all walk of life gathered at Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest the country’s declining state. Poverty, government corruption and unemployment were (and still is) rampant. These drove citizens to protest against the rule of Hosni Mubarak who governed the country for three decades. Going around Tahrir Square nowadays, one […]

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The Hypostyle Hall at Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt.

Karnak Temple – The World’s Largest Open-Air Museum

Karnak Temple in Luxor is both an interesting and photogenic archaeological site. There are so many things to discover here, and in fact, I saw a few people in the area still digging and brushing important stones / relics that could help them understand further on the history of the country. This is a vast open-air […]

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Review - Bob Marley Hostel in Luxor

Review – Bob Marley Hostel in Luxor

Bob Marley Hostel in Luxor adores the King of Reggae. It is manifested in its decorative themes throughout the building. And of course, a portrait of the singer and his words are on the walls, too. You can’t expect reggae music blasting inside here, but the television is 24 hours open. With no windows but […]

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Where to Relax in Miami

When life becomes monotonous, head down to Florida, America’s favorite year-round destination, to break free from everything dull. Some go for the hedonism it offers, and others go to relax. But when you’re thinking of your ultimate escape, look no farther — Miami, the Magic City, will never fail to make you feel refreshed, relaxed, […]

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The Guards at Karnak Temple, Luxor (Egypt)

Photos: The Guards at Karnak Temple in Luxor

These guards at Karnak Temple in Luxor aren’t really the typical guards we usually see anywhere. They’re not armed and they certainly don’t have that kind of bulging chests and broad shoulders nor an intimidating look when we stare at them. Karnak Temple is a massive archaeological area that shows the richness of ancient Egyptian […]

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Inside the Tomb of King Ramesses IV at the Valley of the Kings.

Inside the Tomb of King Ramesses IV at the Valley of the Kings

In Luxor, the ancient Egyptian capital, archaeologists discovered 63 royal tombs at the Valley of the Kings. These pharaohs ruled the country in the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties. But, perhaps, the most famous discovery from here is the tomb of a Tutankhamen who ruled in the 18th dynasty. Unlike Cairo, pyramids weren’t used here […]

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Madinet Habu Temple in Luxor is an architectural wonder.

Habu Temple in Luxor is an Architectural Wonder

The Madinet Habu Temple in Luxor is an architectural wonder of ancient Egypt. Its classic and timeless style remains intact until today as evidenced in the relics and antiquities that are found here. Most of all, this temple doesn’t draw much attention from tourists, thus, it is less crowded than the rest of the attractions […]

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