Egyptian Food Favorites

Our favorite restaurant in Cairo was GAD. We also saw they had one in Giza near the pyramids too. Their menu was extensive and dirt cheap, anywhere from $1-$2 for a complete meal and drink. A staple food item on the streets was macaroni with tomato sauce and dried onions. Everything was delicious and simple. Delicious […]

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The Great Pyramids of Giza

I finally made it to the epicenter of the ancient world! What people don’t realize is that the pyramids are backed up right next to the city and are not in the middle of the desert like most people think. Many philosophers and archaeologists have their own opinions as to what they were used for, […]

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Cairo Egyptian Museum

Ancient Egypt was one of the greatest dynasties on Earth. Deciphering their hieroglyphics is like trying to read a page out of a sorcerer’s handbook. These artifacts are thousands of years old and depict a time when spirituality ruled our planet. Unlike todays  capitalistic mindset, they worshipped the sun, moon and looked to the stars for […]

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Thanaka cream

Burmese Skin Care Thanaka cream is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is used by the women of Burma for cosmetic beauty and skin care for acne, whitening and a natural sunscreen. The paste is made by grinding the bark of a Thanaka root on a slate slab with water. First you rub […]

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Halong Bay & Cat Ba Island Vietnam

Halong Bay      We enjoyed Halong Bay by opting for a $15 all  inclusive boat ride that did not disappoint. The day involved kayaking for about an hour, optional rock-climbing on Monkey Island and jumping off the boat into Halong Bay. Lunch was provided on the boat and had vegetarian options in the form of […]

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Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia

  While in Seminyak I stayed at the Capsule Hostel in their purple light dorm room. This hostel experience was one of my best. The little capsule home space was my own little cozy cave to sleep in equipped with a booklight and drop down laptop table. There was also a movie lounge right outside my […]

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Dalat, Vietnam

                                               Dalat Marketplace       I was craving a little mountain air for a temperature change from    Southeast Asia’s extremely hot & humid summer. I grew up in Florida and have been spoiled with California […]

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