The 3,400-year-old city was found “untouched” and “left by the ancient residents as if it were yesterday.”
Egyptian archaeologists discovered statues, mummies and jewelry in the tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived around 15th century B.C.
The Brussels, Istanbul and Paris terrorism attacks on soft targets and airports are all designed to maximize fear among two target populations: citizens and tourists.
1. The Pyramids. Cairo suburbs have moved around the 4,500-year-old pyramids, and the approach by road can be disappointing
The pillars (called lingam in Sanskrit) of Lord Shiva -- identified as a supreme god, along with Brahma and Vishnu, constituting the trimurti (trinity of gods) -- are strewn all over the world, including Washington D.C., Luxor, Paris, and Karnataka.
When you're ready to strike out and start exploring what you came to Egypt to see and explore, take my advice and hire a
This past October, amidst fear-based cries from all sides as to why I shouldn't, I left for Egypt for 10 days with one of my favorite travel partners. What I didn't expect, or even consider before leaving, was the Egyptian people themselves.
Archaeologists in Egypt say they've discovered not one, but two beautifully decorated ancient tombs near the historic city
What's new in Egypt? Plenty and that which is not new will always inspire. The Sphinx awed Napoleon and it certainly still leaves me in awe...every visit.
I recently spent a few days in Paris, at the height of the summer. It was beastly hot, and the downside of Paris being voted the #1 tourist destination is, well... tourists - an overcrowded, cacophonic abundance of them. Yet I had a fairly blissful trip.
“The statues had lain in pieces for centuries in the fields, damaged by destructive forces of nature like earthquake, and
Eating at McDonald's in a foreign country does not make you a despicable traveler. There, I said it. Hate me now.
For me, part of the allure of a place like Egypt is to go back in time by visiting a village. And I really need a good village experience to balance out the silent ancient stones and chaotic concrete urban scenes for the new TV shows.
Across the Nile from Luxor is a valley with more ancient treasures than any place I've seen. I spent a long day visiting tombs and temples to find the best places for my upcoming TV episodes on Egypt.
Returning to Luxor we crossed lush farmland of alfalfa, sugar cane, and wheat, with irrigation ditches reminding me of how Egyptians harnessed the Nile thousands of years ago.
Looking at the fine statues of the god Amun and the pharaoh Amenhotep III, I remembered the coin collectors' term from my distant childhood for a coin that was never in circulation: BU, or brilliantly uncirculated.
This is the towering Hypostyle Hall with each column a stack of drums: Design it, quarry it, ship it, stack it, polish it
The pilot survived by jumping from the basket, Aboud said. By Marwa Awad Some tourists may be more wary of activities like
International Business Times reports that the pyramid was found on the hill of Sheikh Abd al-Qurna on the West Bank of Thebes
While riots, violence, and other domestic and civil disturbances frequently flare up in places like Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Korea, Thailand and many other popular international destinations, American travelers still flock to these hotspots to soak up their sun, tour their sites and spend hoards of money. While this trend may seem counterintuitive, it reflects the successful adoption and sponsorship of a more advanced and nuanced set of strategies and tactics to promote continued tourism to these destinations.