Egypt is a land of history, ancient temples, stunning landscapes, and a pulsing, vibrant modern culture. Steeped in romantic ideas and feelings, the thought of traveling to Egypt elicits everything from wonder to awe to goosebumps. Pack with a long list of “must see” places and sights, here are photos of 5 of the top […]
1. Dress more formally than you would at home In Morocco, as in most North African countries, the locals are accustomed to a more conservative style of dress. For women, I recommend dressing with your shoulders and knees covered, high neckline, and no transparent or tight clothing. You’ll be showing more respect. And in turn […]
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Located in Central Anatolia, in the heart of Turkey, Cappadocia feels more like it belongs on the Moon than planet Earth. Cappadocia’s strange rock chimneys, protrusions and colorful valleys were formed from millions of years of erosion on soft volcanic ash. Where this soft volcanic ash, called tuff, mixed with harder basalt, the weathering process […]
http://archaeoadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Untitled.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Recently, we sat down with Airokhsh Faiz Qaisary to discuss women’s education in Afghanistan, how women are changing the face of this formerly war-torn country, what life is really like on the ground in Afghanistan and misperceptions about the country. Airokhsh is an Afghan filmmaker, activist, public speaker, and […]
Dear Friends and Fellow Travelers, Happy Spring! Or for my friends in the southern hemisphere, happy start to Autumn. I hope your travels at the beginning of the year have been thrilling and insightful and that there are many more travel adventures in your future for the year of 2016. As a regular subscriber, you […]
Our April travel newsletter is out to subscribers. Look for that to be dropping into your inbox. We have a very exciting travel edition. In this April travel newsletter, we share with you an excellent article by Lara Dalch on 4 simple ways to be a healthy traveler. We have another installment of Joanie Maro’s […]
Being on the road and in unfamiliar surroundings can cause some serious stress when it comes to eating healthfully and staying on top of self care. After years of traveling for work and for adventure – to places as close as Portland and San Francisco and as far away as Cambodia and Bali – I’ve […]
A Guide for Travelers: Alexandria Alexandria was Egypt’s capital for almost a thousand years before fading into oblivion, only to be reborn in the modern age as a Europeanized metropolis. A port city since its birth, Alexandria lays on the Mediterranean Sea, on Egypt’s northern most border. The city bears the name of its original […]
Travel is an excellent and powerful took to change our perspective and transform how we see the world and ourselves. How is traveling changing your perspective? Photo: Sunrise from 3,000 feet above Cappadocia, Turkey. Photo by Genevieve Hathaway Photography.
We’re thrilled to share that ArchaeoAdventures and our Director, Genevieve Hathaway, has been featured on the site Fannypack Travel. In this interview, Genevieve shares why she started ArchaeoAdventures, its mission, the impact it’s making economically empowering local women, misperceptions on the Middle East and North Africa, women’s travel to the Middle East and North Africa, […]
Our new travel video, Adventures In: Morocco. This travel video highlights some of the best Morocco has to offer: Marrakech, Fez, Casablanca, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Essaouira, Ouazazate, Erg Chebbi dunes, the Sahara, the Dades Gorge, the Rif Mountains, the High Atlas, Meknes, Volubilis, Moulay Idriss. Check out the rest of our travel videos on our youtube […]
We live in uncertain times. Whether at home or abroad, there are days it can feel like the earth is spinning off its axis. This can make traveling to a foreign country feel like an even bigger risk. But just because it feels like the world is falling apart doesn’t mean you shouldn’t travel. In […]