The Perks of Traveling Alone in Dubai

When you find yourself alone in a suite on an all-expense-paid trip, there’s a high chance you’re going to degenerate into the unapologetically egotistical mess of a five year old that I became during my three-day stay in Dubai. Think about it: while traveling alone can be lonely, having such a short stay in such…

Edn: Quiet Time in Nuweiba

We arrived to the obscure little camp of Edn at sunrise. Driving along the Nuweiba coast at dawn was a relief after the harrowing ride we’d had getting there; gridlock traffic leaving Cairo, security checkpoints not letting us pass until other cars joined us so that we’d move together through the night and avoid ambushes…

You’re in Cairo. Now What? Get Out!

As much as I adore this maddening city of Cairo, it is absolutely imperative to get out of the city as often as possible to maintain some degree of sanity, clarity and feel your lungs working again. As Egyptians, we’re incredibly lucky to live in a country with such a diverse landscape and so many…