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Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of August 20, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time again when we challenge our worldwide network of Local Experts to give us their most specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice. It’s the Local Expert Challenge! This week, we challenged our experts to betray their local loyalties and spill the beans on some of their...

Egyptian-American Under Investigation For Illegal Weapons Smuggling

Egyptian-American Under Investigation For Illegal Weapons Smuggling May 13, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As a country that has often felt the damage of terrorism and illegal weapons-smuggling, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Egyptian authorities would take a traveler carrying dozens of weapons into their country as seriously as any other. When Egypt-born Mohammed Ibrahim took a flight to Cairo...

Travel Like a Local: Pyramids in Egypt, Drinking in Rio, Risky Business in London

Travel Like a Local: Pyramids in Egypt, Drinking in Rio, Risky Business in London April 9, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
During our first full week of April, our Local Experts are writing about everything from hotel openings to zoos to drinking etiquette – here’s our favorite stuff from around the Local Flavor blogs. Nick in Cairo “Egypt is, believe it or not, a great big desert. Which means Cairo is...

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries October 22, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It may sound a bit morbid, but visiting local cemeteries on your next traveling adventure is a sightseeing trip not to pass up. Cemeteries can be incredibly beautiful, chock full of their city’s history, and offer the chance for paranormal encounters to really get you in the mood for Halloween....

10 Reasons to Visit Cairo

10 Reasons to Visit Cairo May 29, 2009 | Cairo | Read More
Plant your tongue firmly in cheek and just say it: the Pyramids are so last millennia! Who wants to travel half way around the world to see Toblerone-shaped piles of old stones? And the Egyptian Museum? No more than a glorified vanity wall of long dead despots. Here are ten far more compelling reasons...

Myth and Conspiracy in the Land of the Pharaohs

Myth and Conspiracy in the Land of the Pharaohs April 7, 2009 | Cairo, Culture/History | Read More
The Pyramids of Giza Forget about JFK, Princess Diana and the Apollo moon landings.  Forget about 9/11, the Illuminati, and the New World Order.  And don’t even think about dragging aliens, shape-shifting reptiles, or long-dead Sumerian gods into this.  If it’s a titillating hit of myth, conspiracy...
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