Blessing in disguise…

A couple of years ago, i had a small dream, a dream of visiting one of the most beautiful countries in the whole world, a country that was known for its amazing scenery and equally -if not more- awesome people. I had a dream of visiting Brazil …. However as always with traveling, the very…

The Tale of Two Mountains

In the realm of the Sinai peninsular, The mountains that hold the Great Ancient Egyptian Civilization intact, 3 young pharaohs embark on a very small adventure with really BIG REWARDS!! ———– The Tale of Two Mountains ——— The time is 8.00 am, the place is “Shiek Mousa Bedouin Camp” … We wake up and get ready for…

Saint Catherine City

Our first trip in Egypt was to St.Catherine city, located in the Southern Sinai governorate. The city is most famous for their great mountains and their secluded sacred monastery. ………………………………………. 1) The Bus We took a bus from Cairo to Saint Catherine city in “Turguman” Station, the bus company is called “East Delta“, and the…

The “Egypt Backpackers” Initiative

Egypt!!                    The land with a 7000-years worth of Civilization, and my home country!! After we got back from our graduation trip in Vietnam and Cambodia, we decided to start up an initiative to encourage Egyptian Youth to take on Backpacking and traveling in general, and to…

Discovering Angkor Day 2 & 3

Our first day in Angkor was one heck of an adventure, we covered pretty much all the main highlights in the place, so we wanted our 2nd day to be different. After we’ve done some research about the most “hidden” gems in Angkor, we found out about a very interesting place called “Beng Mealea“. So…

Discovering Angkor Day 1

In our visit to Angkor, we decided to have a rather “adventurous” experience in this magnificent place. We decided to buy a 3-days pass, rent bicycles, grab a map, and be our own guides, and i gotta say that i was pretty AWESOME!! ……………………………………. 1) Can you do it ? For this adventure, you’ll need…

The Legendary Angkor

Angkor, The marvelous “capital city” that stand witness to the most awesome architecture ever accomplished in the Khmer (Cambodian) History. Angkor is THE “must-see” in Cambodia, and i really mean it ….. it is such a “must see” that it is on the Cambodian FLAG!! Siem Reap is the closest city to Angkor, so basically,…

Discovering Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh …… The capital city of Cambodia …… You won’t find in it the usual “messy-ness” of the average capital city, yet it definitely has it’s own character. ……………………………………………………………. 1) The bus & The Hotel We took the sleeping bus from Siem Riep to Phnom Penh at night, it costs 8-10$ and it takes…

Touch Down …… Cambodia (Siem Reap)

After a 17-days fulfilling journey in Vietnam, it was time for us to head to our second country in our list …. Cambodia!! Our e-visa required us to enter Cambodia from the land port of “Bavet“, so we had to take the bus to Cambodia from Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon. ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1) The…

Vietnam on a shoestring!!

What i intend to write in this post is something that personally made me very proud, It is how i traveled in Vietnam on a shoestring!! Firstly i’d like to define “shoestring“, according to Lonely planet guide on travelling “Southeast Asia on a shoestring“, the budget i should have for Vietnam is 25-30$ per day.…