Middle East

Pigeon Rocks Lebanon 7

Beirut Pigeon Rocks – Guardians of the GalaxSea?

“You’ve never been to Beirut if you don’t have a photo of yourself at Pigeon Rocks.” Those were the words

Hanging Church Coptic Cairo Egypt 2

The Hanging Church in Cairo – Virgin Mary Appeared Here

You might have heard of the “Hanging Gardens of Babylon” but you’ve never heard of the Hanging Church in Cairo.

Citadel of Qaitbay Alexandria Egypt 14

Citadel of Qaitbay – A Mediterranean Fort With A View

Do you know that the Citadel of Qaitbay stands on the site where the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria once was?

Alexandria Library Egypt 9

The Modern Library of Alexandria

The modern Library of Alexandria doesn’t really live up to its prestige in ancient times – when it comes to

Roman Ampitheater Alexandria 7

The Roman Amphitheater After the Upgrade

It’s no surprise if there’s a Roman amphitheater in the middle of Alexandria. It’s a city which was conquered, ruled

Alexandria National Museum Egypt 19

Alexandria National Museum Was a Disappointment

Alexandria is an ancient city and as any tourist would expect, its National Museum should be filled with great things.

Saqqara Pyramids Cairo Egypt 14

Saqqara Pyramids in the City of the Dead

The Saqqara Pyramids in the City of the Dead are the burial grounds of Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital. This place

Church of St George Coptic Cairo 11

Inside the Church of St George in Cairo

The Church of St George in Cairo is built above an old Roman Tower. Thus, visitors have to climb a

Coptic Museum Cairo Egypt 7

Coptic Museum in Cairo has the World’s Largest Collection of Coptic Artifacts

The Coptic Museum in Cairo has the world’s largest collection of Coptic artifacts. I find this museum more interesting than the

Al-Mursi Mosque Alexandria Egypt 4

The Grand Al Mursi Mosque

The grand Al Mursi Mosque in Alexandria is devoted to a great Sufi Saint Abul Abbas al-Mursi. In fact, his