Posts Tagged with "Travel"

5 things you must try in Cairo

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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5 things you must try in Cairo

With the recent revolution which rocked Egypt, tourism here has of course taken a sound beating. However things have relatively calmed down and for now it seems like a great time to travel to this country given that prices are at a down low (if you can bargain hard) and also there are lesser tourists […]

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Egypt under 1 dollar

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Egypt under 1 dollar

It’s no surprise that budget is a top concern for most (if not all) backpackers, and we’re not an exemption from this. Wherever we travel, we’re always trying to spend some time researching the best possible ways to get the most out of our money. Keeping this in mind we decided to start a series of […]

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 02

Monday, September 19, 2011

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 02

Even though, given the number of tourists, finding a place to enjoy the sunrise in solitude at Mt. Sinai in Egpyt was extremely difficult, this lady still managed to find the right spot for herself.  

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Photos: Luxor Temple at night

Monday, September 12, 2011

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Photos: Luxor Temple at night

We decided to visit the Luxor temple in the evening as the soaring temperatures during the day didn’t allow for it and it was an excellent choice. Quite ordinary earlier in the day the temple came alive with the lighting post sunset definitely the best time to visit it. Note: All photos here were taken […]

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 01

Sunday, September 11, 2011

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 01

This photo was taken during our evening visit at the Luxor Temple. Shot at a precise moment, I managed to capture the flash from another tourist’s camera to light up the front part of the image.

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Pre-Trip Planning and Preparation

Sunday, September 4, 2011

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Pre-Trip Planning and Preparation

Why plan anything? As you may expect, there are quite a few things to do before you leave for such a long trip as ours. And especially if you travel on a budget and money is your main priority, you have to prepare yourselves additionally for any unforeseen situations which could cost you unnecessarily when […]

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What to pack for a ‘Round the World’ trip

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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What to pack for a ‘Round the World’ trip

Before you start any backpacking trip, there are always a few important questions you ask yourself. One of them being – what all do you possibly pack for this? Packing has never been my strength. I somehow always manage to successfully over-pack oscillating in a confused state of mind between ‘you never knows’ and ‘what […]

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Jordan – what a start to my trip.

Monday, March 7, 2011

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Jordan – what a start to my trip.

[Post written in November 2009 after our trip to Jordan] I left for this trip with mixed feelings. While on one hand I was thrilled that I would be meeting Lavanya after a few long months of being apart and be able to travel in a new and supposedly beautiful country that I had never […]

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