City Guide: One Day in Aqaba

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Aqaba is a holiday spot for Jordanians and international tourists alike, and retains the atmosphere of a resort town with pleasant temperatures year-round. Located on the southern tip of Jordan, it’s possible to look out over the water and see both Israeli and Egyptian shores. International travelers don’t typically spend more than a day here as there’s not too much to see … Read More

City Guide: One Day in Cairo

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Typically we like trying to figure out a new city on our own, but Cairo is such a massive metropolis that it would have been impossible to navigate in our two days. Any hotel in town likely will arrange custom tours for you. Guardian Guest House, where we stayed, made it very easy—we simply emailed them the list of sites we … Read More