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A Visitor’s Guide to Pompeii | 20 Must-See Sights

Visitors to Naples and its surrounding area could be overwhelmed by the number of archaeological wonders to see. Buried for centuries beneath tons of volcanic ash and debris, the archaeological sites scattered along the coast of Naples are among the ... Read More...

Dig Deeper Into Egyptian Culinary Culture

We are all familiar with archaeological sites unearthing Egyptian statues and artifacts that tell us how the ancients lived and worshipped. However, food is also an important part of any culture and we know more about how ancient Egyptians ate now th... Read More...

Diving Egypt’s Underwater Kingdoms

Some of the most famous wreck dives in the world can be found in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. These reef filled waters are teaming with underwater wildlife and so much diversity that it's difficult to compare it to anyplace else on the Earth.

‘Well-Read Black Girl’ Centers African American Women Writers

“So … well-read black girl. What does that even mean?” I wondered as I fixed my eyes on the cover of Glory Edim’s Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, an anthology of powerful, uplifting, and inspiring essays by black women writers.

Modern Amazons | The Egyptian Village Run by Women

Founded as a place where women can rebuild their lives after losing a husband or getting divorced, Al-Samaha village offers women and girls a chance to escape patriarchal prejudices and discover their independence.

The Story of Isis | Patron of Slaves and Sinners

Like most gods in cultures that practice polytheism, Isis was responsible for many aspects of Egyptian life.  Patron of the slaves and sinners. An advocate for the penniless and supporter of the artisan.  She was a symbol of fertility and the goddess of motherhood.

Beyond Pyramids & Pharaohs | Egypt Off-The-Beaten-Path

What comes to mind when you think about Egypt and traveling to Egypt? Normally, people think of the Great Pyramids, the sphinx, the tombs, the Nile, Alexandria, and Luxor. These are incredible tourist destinations. However, there are many off-the-beaten travel destinations in Egypt.

ARCHIVISTS’ NOTE | NOVEMBER 2019

As we quickly approach the holidays and close out the year, we wanted to remind you of the warmth and adventure that await you in places across the globe. So ladies and gentlemen, welcome to our last destination issue of the year: The Egypt Issue. ... Read More...

Let’s Go! | Travel Apps for Disabled Bodies

Navigating cities can be overwhelming in the best of times, and for travelers with disabilities, it can be frustrating. Enter technology. The availability of apps that cater to handicapped travelers has made traveling immensely easier. As such, here ... Read More...