21 Jun 2011
With 50 percent of Stockholm either water or green space, you’re welcome to relax and enjoy overwhelming views of sites such as the Baltic Sea and natural scenery as well as museums, parks and shopping malls.
For people who like to...
19 Jun 2011
In the four times I've been to Egypt, I've never neglected to spend at least a few days in the Sinai town of Dahab. Nor will I ever.
Dahab is my perfect escape from bursting-at-the-seams Cairo. The overnight bus provides for the...
14 Jun 2011
Utö is an island at the southern tip of the Finnish archipelago, but it feels like it might as well be at the tip of the world. I arrived on a foggy day, and throughout the entire five-hour ferry ride from the mainland, I could see nothing...
12 Jun 2011
Up until last Thursday, I had never been to Mansoura, the capital of Daqahlia Governorate.
Although my father is from a little town near by, we had never taken the trip out to see our distant relatives, still living in ‘al-balad...
09 Jun 2011
As Ain Sokhna is becoming crowded and more commercial, peace lovers and sports addicts are directing their vigorous attention to another Red Sea heaven - Ras Sedr, which is almost 60 kilometers from the Ahmed Hamdy Tunnel on Sinai's...
07 Jun 2011
Visiting a new destination can be an incredible experience, but you should take a number of precautions while traveling to ensure your safety.
Before you leave home, change some money into the local currency of the country you are heading...
05 Jun 2011
Like other border towns, Rafah misses certain details of everyday city life. Lying at Egypt’s most northwestern tip, Rafah seems to be the frontiers of reality, where the state ceases to be and where the sight of bordering Gaza...
02 Jun 2011
No weekend plans? For anyone outside of the education sector, it’s going to be a long hot summer in the city... but there’s no reason you can’t disappear for the weekend! June, July and August Thursdays are dedicated to...
01 Jun 2011
Located in Northern Thailand, Chang Mai is a city that is blessed with the kind of landscape and natural scenes that designers create in brochures with the help of Photoshop.
Staying in the Pang Soong Lodge, located in the heart of the...
30 May 2011
I have always wanted to go to a city with a moat. It might not have a drawbridge - although that would be pretty cool - but if there’s some water surrounding a town built with timeless architecture, it’ll do.