Luxor – Egypt’s Museum City by the Nile

Visiting Luxor 0n an organised excursion involves an extremely tight itinerary, visiting the Valley of the Kings, the Temples of Hatshepsut and Karnak, some factory visits, quickly grabbing lunch before finishing at the Temple of Luxor. The services of a guide are welcome, they offer a constant stream of interesting facts, time however is certainly of the essence. The history …

Iceland – The Golden Circle; Tour of Tours

Excursion diversion One of Iceland’s most popular attractions is actually three; ‘The Golden Circle’ tour takes in several of the islands most scenic and well-known landmarks. Excursions are popular and several companies are available that offer this tour. Most people who only do one tour usually end up opting for this one. It requires an early start, setting out from …

The Great Pyramid in Giza, Cairo, Egypt on Mallory On Travel adventure, photography

Cairo – A History of Culture

Egypt is high on the list of must visit destinations for many travellers. A country with a history that extends back further than our imaginations, one of the earliest known great civilizations and a mouth-watering list of iconic sites to visit such as Giza, Luxor and Cairo. A visit was well overdue; it was time to go looking for some …

The Marrakech Medina – Berbers and souks in Morocco

The tone of this trip to Marrakech, Morocco became apparent within the first hour or so of arrival. Sharing a ‘petit’ taxi with a French guy from the airport, the driver probably charged a little over the top but neither of us were in the mood for bartering. “An adventure had already been experienced however” The driver did not know …