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N is for Nuweiba

Ah, the beautiful shores of Nuweiba!! This view of the Gulf of Aqaba is from the amazing Habiba Beach Lodge. The water was so irresistible that, having forgotten my swim suit, I jumped in fully… Continue reading

Egypt Through Time: Photographs From 1800-2013

Originally posted on Egyptian Streets:
The Pyramids in 1880. Since the 2011 revolution, old photographs of Egypt and classic films showing an elegant and prosperous Egyptian society have sporadically appeared on social networks.…

Zuara at the tomb of Sheikh Haboos

Originally posted on Bedouin History Desert Safari:
The tomb of Sheikh Haboos. Small, domed tombs, like the one of Sheikh Haboss pictured above, can be found throughout the Sinai peninsula. When Bedouin need…

Happy International Book Giving Day!

It’s February 14th and that means it’s International Book Giving Day, “a day dedicated to getting new, used, and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible.” And I, of… Continue reading

25 January – Remembering…and Hoping

On this second anniversary of the start of the 25 January Egyptian revolution, let us remember the martyrs who lost their lives in the fight against a corrupt and totalitarian regime. And let… Continue reading

B is for Books for Bedouin!

It’s October! My favorite month. 🙂 The winner of the Goodreads Giveaway was chosen and I delivered several free Fizo books to some lucky Bedouin children in Sinai, as part of my One… Continue reading

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Members (in the US, Canada, or Egypt) of can sign up for my latest giveaway! Help me kick off my One for One Giveaway Project ~ for every copy of An ABC… Continue reading

E is for EgyptAir

EgyptAir is the country’s national airline and is celebrating it’s 80th birthday this month! While I have only flown internationally with EgyptAir a handful of times, I am becoming quite a frequent flyer… Continue reading

Goodreads Giveaway!

I’m giving away an autographed paperback copy of An ABC Escapade through Egypt on ~ just in time for the new school year! The giveaway is open to members in the US… Continue reading

W is for Winners!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by and signed up for the Summer Giveaway! With the help of, the winners of my giveaway have been chosen. And they are: Nikita, Kulsuma who blogs… Continue reading