Tag Archives: History

Montreal, A Beautiful City With So Much To Offer.




Are you looking for a fabulous vacation spot that offers history, music, world class dining, festivals etc…? Then Montreal, Quebec is just the spot for you! Montreal is a beautiful city with so much to offer. They hold the largest … Continue reading






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Visiting the Middle of the World!




On my wonderful trip to Quito, Ecuador, I was given the opportunity to visit the Middle of the World Monument and the Intiñan Solar Museum. Both places are a must visit while you are in the area of Quito. The … Continue reading






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Markets, Artisans and Culture…the Beauty of Quito, Ecuador.




There is so much to see and experience in Quito. From markets filled with fresh, locally grown produce, to ones filled with beautiful handcrafted items. You will also find many local shops with wonderful foods, treats and crafts all handmade … Continue reading






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Beauty, History and Comfort in the Heart of Colonial Quito: Hotel Patio Andaluz




Imagine staying in a gorgeous converted historic home in the heart of Quito. Well, you can. Just book yourself a room at the Hotel Patio Andaluz and enjoy what feels like living history.   In what was once a private, … Continue reading






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Quito, Ecuador: A Trip Worth Making!




A Visit to the Beautiful South American City of Quito, Ecuador; city filled with beauty, history and culture. This is a trip that is worth making. Quito is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of 9,350 feet … Continue reading






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Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers – Cairo, Egypt




On the final day of our wonderful visit to Egypt, we were treated to an amazing dinner at the Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers in Cairo. The Fairmont Heliopolis & Towers is located just minutes from the Cairo International Airport, which … Continue reading






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Fairmont Nile City, Cairo: Luxury and Comfort on the Banks of the Nile




Located on the banks of the famed Nile River, the Fairmont Nile City is one of the most beautiful properties you will have the pleasure of visiting. Class and elegance is what comes to mind as soon as you enter … Continue reading






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Cruising the Nile in Luxury on the Sonesta Star Goddess




I had the pleasure of sailing the Nile from Aswan to Kom Ombo then on to Luxor on the Sonesta Star Goddess. Enjoy  taking a cruise, relaxing on board as you travel on the water, only stopping at ports where … Continue reading






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Transportation – To, From and Around Egypt!




So how do you get to Egypt from here? Why, on EgyptAir, of course! A member of Star Alliance, EgyptAir offers direct flights to Cairo from Toronto and New York City. Although the flight to Egypt from Toronto is a … Continue reading






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Egypt: A Friendly, Affordable Vacation Destination – Who Knew?




If you’re like me, you might not have considered Egypt on your vacation destinations list. For some, it might be fear of the unknown, for others, it could be that it seems so exotic that it just has to be … Continue reading






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