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Several Hectic Days in Istanbul are Coming to an End

After a week on the Aegean coast, we have spent the last few days in Istanbul. To say that it has been overwhelming would be an understatement, but it has been truly amazing. Later today we head to Bulgaria for Read more…


Historic Old Cairo in Egypt

One of the things that we truly enjoyed when we visited Egypt was taking time to tour Old Cairo, also known as Coptic Cairo. We actually visited the area on two separate days, one focusing on the historic churches and Read more…


Mosque and Madrassa of the Sultan Hasan in Cairo, Egypt

There is more to visiting Cairo than just seeing the great pyramids and sailing in a felucca on the Nile River. We took a tour of Islamic Cairo that included the Mosque and Madrassa of the Sultan Hasan, which was Read more…