History, Mystery & Murder at Medinet Habu

From devious assassination plots to usurp the throne, to epic battles fought on land and sea, and a face that even Hollywood couldn’t resist, the story of Ramses III really does have a little something for everyone. The 2nd Pharaoh to rule in the 20th dynasty, Ramses III’s reign lasted over 30 years and was …

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Luxor Temple By Night

Built by New Kingdom pharaoh Amenhotep III (1390-52 BC) and situated parallel to the banks of the Nile, right smack dab in the heart of modern day Luxor (the city would have been known as Thebes to the ancient Egyptians), Luxor Temple by night is a hauntingly magical and wonderfully atmospheric experience not to be … Continue reading Luxor Temple By Night

Coptic Cairo

Cairo, in comparison to the other truly ancient parts of Egypt, is actually a much more modern city, founded around 969 AD. (sooo modern lol) However, the area known as Coptic Cairo, the locals just call it Old Cairo, predates the founding of modern Cairo by several centuries and is one of the oldest parts … Continue reading Coptic Cairo