Category Egypt

Things to do….differently

Several years ago, when water sports was unheard of in India, travellers heading to the far-east (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand) would look forward to indulging in some water-related activity (water scooters, para-sailing, para-gliding, etc). Water sports was unique, different and adventurous. But not anymore. Nowadays water-sports of the kind I have mentioned here are passe’. Water […]

These are a few of my favourite….websites!

In an earlier post, I talked about planning a trip efficiently. Here are some websites that I rely on and have found useful: My first stop ALWAYS is: http://www.lonelyplanet.com My next stop is the official tourism website of the country I want to visit: http://www.germany-tourism.de http://www.austria.info http://www.spain.info http://www.visitgreece.gr http://www.visitsingapore.com/en.html These are some websites I looked […]

What’s your worth?

We went on a trip to Cairo in 2004. We stayed at the Windsor Hotel and when, many years later I found out that my favourite author William Dalrymple had also stayed there (in a totally different decade!) I felt so much unexplainable joy! It was a short but enjoyable trip. The pyramids took our […]