Cairo is dominated by relics from the ancient world – the Pyramids of Giza, the tombs of long-dead pharaohs and the mysterious Sphinx. But the city has transformed over the years into a thriving metropolis where cars and buggies travel side-by-side.
This Nile side city built over the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes is the like the world’s greatest open air Egyptian Museum. Across the river are the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and a vast necropolis.
More than 200,000 species of animals and insects call Madagascar home and whether you have an eye for the delicate butterfly, a wide-eyed frog, or a ring-tailed lemur, Madagascar won't disappoint even the most avid animal watcher.
If your bank account allowed for it, you could live like a king in the Seychelles. Rich and famous alike hole-up in the North Island Seychelles Hotel - consistently rated one of the best hotels on earth in magazines aimed at people with pots of cash and a
Namibia, with its stunning backdrop of expansive desert terrain, is home to hundreds of different wildlife species, conjuring up all the stereotypical images of Africa: lions basking in the sunlight, and animals crowded around the watering hole.
Famed as one of the most beautiful places on earth, Cape Town is rugged, delicate and pristine all wrapped into one perfect picture. And as if the beauty weren’t enough, the city has a laid back atmosphere and a rich culture that can’t be missed.
El Gouna is the closest town to some of the best of Egypt’s northern dive sites including the Abu Nuhas wrecks and the WW2 wreck of the Thistlegorm.
In his book “Following the Equator”, Mark Twain praised the natural beauty of the island, writing, “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius.”