Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanon is another country that has a specific stigma surrounding it. The immediate question is always “Is Lebanon safe to visit?” The reason why this question is typically asked is due to the civil war that took place from 1975 to 1990. It’s a surreal feeling walking by buildings in the downtown area that areContinue reading “Beirut, Lebanon”

Cairo

For our stay in Cairo, we choose the Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City. We wanted some relaxing time so we decided to use some of the AMEX points we cultivated to stay here. Let me tell you, it was completely worth it. When we really want to relax, we always go with AMEX’s Fine HotelsContinue reading “Cairo”

Sahara Desert

The drive through the desert was pretty crazy. Keep in mind you end up turning off a road and just seamlessly head into the desert without any roads. We starred at our driver in disbelief that he knew where we were going. There were few significant landmarks around and no real paths to follow. AsContinue reading “Sahara Desert”