Tag archive

Arab League

5 unique experiences you can live if you go to Egypt!

in adventure-travel

egypt experiences

The experience begins on the west bank of the Nile, near the city of Luxor.An air travel at 300 meters altitude, where only the wind will decide whether to see the Colossi of Memnon – two stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III – Medinet Habu temple, pharaonic necropolis of the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Queen -faraon Hatshepsut.

No trip to Egypt that does not include a cruise on the Nile. Besides ‘Dahabeya‘ sail that traveled kings and aristocrats in the nineteenth century, or other watercraft, more conventional, tourists can travel discerning the 200 kilometers between Aswan and Luxor with a luxury liner as Farah. Egyptian cotton sheets has crafted, wooden furniture, telescope, sauna.

For almost 1,500 years, St. Catherine’s monastery-fortress, located a few kilometers from the health resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea, guards the gates to Mount Sinai. According to biblical tradition, on this mountain called Jebel Musa, they have been given to Moses Tablets of the Law with the Ten Commandments.

An impressive stone staircase cut into the lead at the monastery, which houses the Orthodox monks, to the highest peak of this desert landscape.Numerous groups of tourists climbed Christians to pray.

Red Sea reefs hiding more than 400 types of coral, sunken ships, caves and abundant marine fauna so varied that sinking feeling in those waters provides entry into a fabulous world, full of life and color. No wonder it has become a sacred place for divers from all over the planet.

For those who want to live this experience, the best would be to install on any hotel in Hurghada or Sharm el-Sheikh, to make excursions, to enjoy the beach and, in passing, to make diving. Or, for nerds, to reserve a place on a cruise ship which sails every day to a different diving area.

Egypt offers the opportunity to spend a quiet night under the starry sky near Desert Dunes West, after the experience of being a witness of the surprising colors spread the sunset. Tourists have the opportunity to drive ATVs through the dunes to attend the safari, camel to go and even surfing on the dunes near Al Kataniah in Cairo.

Bespoke Tours to Egypt Experiences | Little Pharaoh Tours

Bespoke Tours to Egypt Experiences. Pyramids. Are you keen to embark upon a serious, non-tourist-orientated tour of Egypt? Then Little Pharaoh Tours could be for you. Little Pharaoh Tours offer educational and informative tours of Egypt …

Top 10 tourist destinations dangerous for women

in Travel Industry News

tourist destinationsWomen traveling alone should take precautions few holiday destinations where sexual assaults are common. Sexual attacks on women sometimes accompanied place in the street.

Sexual harassment, rape and physical assault or verbal are real dangers for women traveling alone in certain countries. Tourists are not safe anywhere, so you can not enjoy any vacation destination without being cautious. “I am appalled at how some destinations are unsafe and unfriendly. In some countries you can not even go if you’re a woman, although some travel agents prefer to avoid the subject and focus on tips like what to wear lipstick. We agree that women can be adventurous and have fun, but do not delude ourselves by saying that they are welcome everywhere, “says Julie Kreutzer, one of the founders of the site InternationalWomensTravelCenter.com cited by Mail Online. In addition to popular destinations long as risky for female sex representatives as India, there are some considered the safest in appearance, such as Turkey and Morocco. Here is a top of the popular tourist destinations where women should take precautions!

Airbnb reveals Asia’s hottest tourist destinations

Over a thousand years of rich cultural heritage makes Asia a timeless destination for new and seasoned travelers alike. The tourism industry is thriving, fueled by an influx of tourists from outside and within Asia as countries race to stand out in

1. India – In India, every 20 seconds there is a rape and tourists are also among the victims sometimes. In addition gang rape have reached alarming levels in recent years considered the most dangerous country for women traveling alone.
Earlier this month, a student was drugged and raped Japanese in northern India, and last week, a video in which two women were raped was posted on the internet by a human rights organization in the hope that the perpetrators will be identified.

2. Brazil The country is beautiful women and women unhappy country. The number of rapes increased by 157% between 2009 and 2012, according to data centralized by the Ministry of Health of Brazil. Two years ago, a US tourist was raped in a bus by a group of Brazilians, while her boyfriend watched helplessly handcuffed shocking scene. Rapes and robberies they lurk everywhere tourists who arrive in this country.

3. Turkey – Although adjacent to Western countries, Turkey has little in common with them when it comes to attitudes towards women. The murder of a young student who would have opposed an attempted rape brought to public attention the issue of violence based on gender difference. Ozgecan Aslan, 20 years young, was burned alive, and the case has sparked a wave of protests in Turkey last week.

4. Thailand-Two British tourists, David Miller and Hannah Witheridge, were brutally murdered in Thailand in September 2014 and the young woman was raped before being killed. In 2013, a student of 20 years in prison Scotland was threatened by Thai authorities after she was raped by a group of men, but failed to find any witness to support his allegations. The two cases have called into question the country’s high crime and violence against women, which became an increasing problem, according to the Center for Information on Domestic Violence in Thailand.

10 tourist destinations to be visited before they change forever

Some holiday destinations have become very popular lately, and this is the reason that will soon change forever. TV station CNN has made a list of ten sights to be visited before losing the charm or being invaded by tourists. Gozo, Malta There are few better ways to advertise a tourist …

5. Egypt After the 2011 riots, crime has skyrocketed in Egypt. Systematic sexual attacks in the street, on unaccompanied women have become more numerous, and this is one of the reasons why Egypt has lost much of tourists who once went to Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada.

6. Columbia Tourism flourished in Colombia in recent years, and one reason is that the country has become safer for tourists, compared with a decade ago. However, conflicts do not miss even now Colombia and violence against women remains a problem. The public transport system in Bogota, capital of Colombia, is in first place among the most unreliable transport systems in the world, according to a survey by YouGov 2014 Thomson Reuters Foundation. Corruption among police hampers protecting women and bringing perpetrators to justice.

7. South Africa – South Africa is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination, but it remains one of the most dangerous countries in the world. This African country has one of the highest rates of rape and sexual assaults, and robberies and gun amenţinţâările are common. Over 66,000 sexual offenses were reported between 2012 and 2013, which means 127 sexual offenses per 100,000 inhabitants.

8. Morocco-Another increasingly popular destination among tourists, Morocco excels when it comes to women’s rights. Tourists traveling alone are often harassed by men, and violent crimes recorded so far shows that women are not safe in this country. They are advised not to wear provocative clothing but some covering their body.

9. Mexico – Although the Mexican government efforts to protect tourists, at least those who arrive in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta, this country is still unsafe for travelers. Women who go by public transport are at risk of rape. In February 2013, six Spanish tourists were raped by six men in a rented house on the beach in Acapulco. Mexican authorities fail to protect tourists and corruption and poor training of law enforcement are the main reasons.

10. Kenya Violence against women is a problem in Kenya, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa. A national survey conducted in 2010 revealed that 32% of girls were sexually abused before the age of 18. In November 2014, people took to the streets after a young woman was attacked on the street for wearing a short skirt. Kidnappings and assaults on tourists are not unheard of in Kenya.

Planet Holiday: The World’s Major Tourist Destinations …

The overall patterns of global tourist destinations have remained fairly stable over the past decade. Comparing the 2003 picture featured on Worldmapper to the updated one above, the major regions have hardly changed in …
Go to Top