Africa · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The ERNST Night Train from Luxor to Cairo

Egypt is a wonderful adventure. Ancient landscapes, gods, legends and dusty treasures abound. You can feel like an adventurer just by diving into a souk. Our favourite adventure, however, was travelling from Luxor to Cairo on the sleeper train. Whether you are catching the Cairo night train, travelling between Cairo and Luxor by train (like… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The ERNST Night Train from Luxor to Cairo

Africa · Travel

8.5 Reasons You Will Love Budget Travel in Egypt – Your Next Budget Destination

When you think of cheap, budget travel destinations a few ideas might spring to mind. India, Vietnam, Eastern Europe; but have you considered Egypt? Backpacking in Egypt won’t break the bank, an Egypt all inclusive can be a bargain. Even if you are just planning a full-blown Nile Cruise holiday, you’ll be surprised at how… Continue reading 8.5 Reasons You Will Love Budget Travel in Egypt – Your Next Budget Destination

Africa · Review · Travel

Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizons Hot Air Balloons Review

Luxor is the jewel in Egypt’s tourism crown. There are many ways to see it’s famous tombs and temples. The most exhausting being a traditional tour, on foot. The most magical, taking to the skies in one of Magic Horizon’s Hot Air Balloons! If you are looking to do something a little bit special during your… Continue reading Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizons Hot Air Balloons Review

Europe · Travel

Madrid, Spain – Tapas, Time-wasting and Tipsy Boyfriends

Arriving at Madrid International Airport was a real shock to the system. After using smaller airports, our legs almost couldn’t stand the strain of the long walk between the plane and passport control. Posters dotted the terminal, the faces of wanted basque separatists and other terrorists staring blankly across the immigration hall. In 2004, a… Continue reading Madrid, Spain – Tapas, Time-wasting and Tipsy Boyfriends