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The Middle East and Egypt

Egypt and Middle East, transcontinental area between Africa and Asia.

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Egypt – Cairo’s Iconic Neighborhoods

Table of ContentsNew CairoGizaOld CairoCity of the DeadGarbage City and the ZabbaleenSt. Simons (the tanner) MonasteryMondisti Cairo Trip Tips New Cairo Cairo, the largest city in Africa and in the. . . . .

Israel Itinerary

An Israel itinerary would not be complete without venturing out of Jerusalem (see our post on Jerusalem). Israel and the Palestinian territories are filled with religious and non-religious sites that. . . . .

Jerusalem Itinerary

It is extremely difficult to visit Jerusalem or Israel without immersing oneself in historical religious controversy. While planning our trip, we knew that most guides would have a personal religious. . . . .

Palestinian Territories

Travel to Israel and the middle east need not involve going into the Palestinian Territories. Most travelers want to avoid crossing checkpoints and road restrictions. Tourism is not exactly the. . . . .

Siwa, Egypt – An Oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert

About a 10 hour drive from Cairo (560km) going west, almost to the Libyan border is the Siwa Oasis (one of 5 in the western sahara), a very isolated Egyptian settlement with a unique desert culture. . . . .