A look inside the wonderful culinary traditions of Lebanon. Once known as the Switzerland of the Middle East, Lebanon, particularly Beirut, is an interesting place to visit. From it’s ancient cities of Tyre and Bylos, to it’s rich culinary scene, to it’s winter skiing, there is something for every travel in this small country. In […]
AFAR recently published an article on entrepreneurial women starting to operate tour themselves — tours which represent and emphasize the female travel community. I’m thrilled that myself and ArchaeoAdventures Women-Powered Tours were featured in this article as one of the four ladies-only tour operators on a mission to get women traveling. I’m so honored to […]
Travel Guide: Aswan, Egypt No trip to Egypt is complete without a visit to Aswan. Aswan lies on Egypt’s southernmost frontier, some 425 miles south of Cairo, and is a place where time seems to stand as still as the Nile river on a windless day. Aswan feels like a different Egypt than its northern […]
Editor’s Note: The intrepid Egyptologist and solo world traveler, Joanie Maro, has graciously offered to share her passion, travel tips, and experiences as a woman traveling in Egypt. Over the next few months, on ArchaeoAdventures’ blog we will be featuring women travelers’ personal experiences traveling in the Middle East and North Africa. You can read […]
Now that it’s raining in Marrakech and I have a forced “night in,” I have a chance to post an update on my 150 days on the road across North Africa and the Middle East. ———————– Deep timbered vocals boom through the tightly packed buildings of Marrakech’s Medina. It’s 5am and the call to prayer […]
Kutna Hora’s Sedlec Church (also called Bone Church), located an hour from Prague in the Czech Republic, is one of the most unique church’s in Eastern Europe. Below is a photograph of its stunning, and slightly creepy, ceiling. Human bones form intricate designs, in addition to a massive chandelier.