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…

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.…

Mui Ne ….. A Seafood Haven!!

After our amazing stay in the most beautiful capital city I’ve ever been to … Hanoi. It was time for us to go back all the way to Saigon and from there to Cambodia. On the way back, we wanted to stop by the most famous city with a beach in Vietnam … Mui Ne !!…

A 48 hour day!!

I’ve been really looking forward to write this post, as within it lies a life experience that I’ll always remember and a story that I’ll be telling for years to come. The story goes like this…. ————————————– Bus ride Today is our last day in Saigon, our next destination is Hoi An (the historical city).…

Beyond ho chi Minh city pt.2

The second tour we took in Saigon was Mekong delta 1 day (floating market) The cost of this tour: 200,000 dong The duration: 1 full day It includes: bus ride + guide + lunch + boat ride Level of awesomeness: average ————————————- 1) Mekong delta The bus ride took around 3.5 hours. Our first stop…