Civilization as we know it exists because of the ancient Egyptians. Between the country’s millennia-old artifacts, illustrious landscape and remarkable culture, Egypt holds an otherworldly mystique, drawing in visitors from around the world.
Fly into Cairo and begin your trip in Egypt’s capital as this city provides a treasure trove of ancient relics. Located along the Nile River, Cairo boasts an impressive blend of old and new with sweeping views of the city and countless antiquities from the iconic pyramids, lavish royal tombs, temples, mosques and the Great Sphinx.
Head to Tahrir Square and visit the impressive Egyptian Museum, complete with art, mummified royals and artifacts from ancient Egypt. Head for higher ground and see the Citadel fortress, the famous site of the Muhammad Ali Mosque. Enjoy the view of the city below and make your way to the Khan el-Khalili bazaar — sure to be buzzing with activity and locals selling goods.
Once you’ve explored city life, journey across the Nile to Giza and revel in the iconic desert landscape. Giza Plateau is layered with ancient Egyptian artifacts and landmarks from the Pyramid of Menkaure, Khafre and the Great Sphinx of Giza. The Great Pyramid, Egypt’s largest, is home to the remains of King Khufu.
Explore the Pharonic Village for a unique perspective on ancient Egyptian life and visit the animals in the Giza Zoo. Ride camels through the desert and take in the truly breathtaking sights provided by Egypt’s incredibly preserved cities and top destinations.
Travel to Africa can be daunting for those unfamiliar with the culture so different from our home. However, it’s also one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences available to travelers. If you’re unsure where to begin, here are the safest countries on the continent to begin with.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Being stuck in the middle seat on an airplane is hardly anyone’s first choice, but for travelers who aren’t willing to shell out extra bucks to choose their own seat, the middle seat may be randomly assigned to them. However, there are a few ways to make the most of this situation and breeze through the flight with the most comfortable experience possible.
Along Guyana’s Rupununi River, Karanambu Lodge is an oasis of comfort and compassion in a largely wild region undisturbed by commercial tourism. Guyana is a land rich in biodiversity and Karanambu is dedicated to its conservation, operating as both an eco-tourist lodge and a charitable trust devoted to the preservation of the Rupununi, savannah and waters.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.