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For many, the greatest draw to Egypt is the pyramids and the many other temples and ruins that stand as testament to one of the most fascinating civilizations of all time. For some, another world beckons — the one found under the surface of the Red Sea. For scuba divers, the Red Sea is one of […]

The post The Sinai Adventures Begin in Sharm El Sheikh appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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Confused on where we are? I’m catching up on the black hole of content from May of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening. This post is from December of 2016 through February of 2017, when I returned to Koh Tao for the […]

The post Sister Spa Time at the X2 Resort in Koh Samui appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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If you’ve been reading my Egypt coverage so far, you know that my felucca ride up the Nile was the absolute highlight of my time in mainland Egypt. Boarding in Aswan and sailing towards Luxor, my Travel Talk Tours group spent two nights and two days of breezy bliss watching the world pass by with our […]

The post Breezy Bliss on the Nile: The Felucca Ride I’ll Remember Forever appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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Confused on where we are? I’m catching up on the black hole of content from May of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening. This post is from December of 2016 through February of 2017, when I returned to Koh Tao for the […]

The post A Dose of Vitamin Sea: Back to Koh Tao appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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In my last post, I gave the whole scoop on my Travel Talk Tour of Egypt — what I liked, what I loved, and what I loathed about the logistics of the tour I painstakingly chose. In this post, we’re getting down to the fun stuff… the magical sights of Egypt that many of us have […]

The post One Week in Egypt: My Highlights of Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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Looking for an underwater adventure? My Thailand Dive + Yoga retreat in August now has ONE spot remaining. Nab it now, or email me to be added to the waiting list. I had a feeling that 2018 had some incredible adventures in store — and now, here’s another one. I am absolutely beyond thrilled to announce […]

The post Announcing The Wander Women + We Are Travel Girls Blogging and Business Retreat in Bali! appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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Talk about leaving things to the last minute: literally, I landed in Egypt unsure if I was going to take a group tour or not. I had three nights booked at a lush apartment in Cairo, and after that I had a week in which I’d planned to either hop on a whirlwind group tour, or […]

The post Should You Take a Group Tour in Egypt? Reviewing My Experience with Travel Talk Tours appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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There’s more to Cairo than the pyramids. I’m sure some of you are like, um, duh, and others of you, like me fairly recently, are leaning in whispering, “tell me more.” The truth is that when I first started planning my trip to Egypt, I was clueless! It wasn’t a country I had any base level […]

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Confused on where we are? I’m catching up on the black hole of content from May of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening. This post is from December of 2016, when I hopped back to Thailand, and I can’t wait to turn […]

The post A Sukhumvit Style Weekend in Bangkok appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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Landing in Cairo International Airport, I felt a sense of calm wash over me. I’d been restless for a true adventure for ages, and so while the usual new country nerves were buzzing, the sense of relief I felt at having made a dream into a reality was stronger. Whatever the next three weeks had in […]

The post Welcome to Egypt: Three Days of Seeking Calm in Cairo’s Chic Maadi appeared first on Alex In Wanderland.

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