Incredible view of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings

The City of Luxor: Archeologically Stunning

The city of Luxor is in southern Egypt. This city contains the ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, which was the pharaoh’s capital during the 11th century B.C. Today, the city of Luxor holds two huge ancient monuments, the Luxor and Karnak Temple. While in the city, you’ll also have the opportunity to see the…

The huge and amazing Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

Welcome to the Great Sphinx located on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. Giza is located near Cairo in a desert referred to by the Egyptians as the land of the dead. The statue of the Sphinx sits on the Giza Plateau, which is also the home of the Great Pyramids of Khufu,…

Our group in front of the famous shopping district Khan El-Khalili in Cairo, Egypt

Khan el-Khalili: Famous Shopping District

If you love being immersed in Egyptian culture, while browsing through various local shops, you will love Khan el-Khalili. This famous shopping district is an outdoor bazaar, which is located in Cairo, Egypt. If you didn’t know, a bazaar is an enclosed marketplace where you can buy or sell goods and services. Khan el-Khalili is known…

ancient Egyptian pyramids and sunny blue skies

The Great Pyramids of Giza

The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the last of the ancient 7 Wonders of the World to still be standing! They are 5000 years old and consist of 3 large pyramids and 6 smaller ones surrounding the bigger 3. They are from the fourth dynasty of the ancient kings of Egypt, the world’s…

The outsdie view of The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Welcome to the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, also known as the Alabaster Mosque. This mosque is truly beautiful. It sits on top of a large hill and is the only place high enough to view the entire city of Cairo, which is a magnificent sight to see. The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali is…

View of a beautiful mosque in Cairo from our table at Saheb El Saada

Saheb El Saada: Traditional Egyptian Food

Situated in the heart of the city of Cairo, is an amazing restaurant called Saheb El Saada. Serving authentic Egyptian cuisine, they are dedicated to making sure guests have an excellent experience. Saheb El Saada is located on Al Muizz, which is a famous street in Cairo known for its lively atmosphere. In staying with…

Outdoor view of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt

The Egyptian Museum

It’s no secret that the Egyptian culture is filled with an interesting history. What better way to experience those stories than through a visually exquisite museum? Well, that’s what we did, and it was incredible. The famous Egyptian Museum also called the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is home to over 120,000 Egyptian artifacts. This museum is located…

Grand lobby inside the Cairo Marriott Hotel and Casino

The Grand Cairo Marriott Hotel and Casino

While traveling through the city of Cairo located in Egypt, we stayed at a couple of different hotels. The grand hotel I am writing about today is called the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. This Marriott was stunning. From the beautiful decor and various dining amenities to the excellent service, I would highly…

Amazing city view from our hotel in Cairo, Egypt

The Kempinski Nile Hotel: Garden City Cairo

Hey everyone, welcome back to my travel blog! We are now embarking on our travels through the middle east. Currently, we are exploring the city of Cairo, which is the capital of Egypt. This incredible place sits right on the Nile River and is the largest city in Egypt. We had the pleasure of staying at…

Beautiful view from the dinner cruise of the Nile River

Dinner Cruise on the Nile River

If you want to indulge in delicious food, while floating along the beautiful Nile River, then this dinner cruise is for you. The Nile Maxim is a super fun river cruise that delivered both great entertainment and excellent service. The dock is located across the street from the Marriott Hotel and Casino in the Garden…