La Maison Arabe, Marrakech

Marrakech is one of those enticingly exotic cities of many a traveller’s imagination. Her texture, light and visage are a sensory overload, and her welcoming people create instant connections with Continue Reading →

Marrakech – city tour and historic hotels

So much of our visit to Marrakech centred around our exquisite Moroccan hotel, La Maison Arabe, from outstanding meals to hammam treatments, cooking classes to jazz piano bar entertainment (see Continue Reading →

Nile Cruise (Part 2) – Philae Temple & Nubian Village

A new day in Egypt and more lovely people to meet. We met our driver, Ramy, this morning, who will be taking care of us tomorrow in our transfer to Continue Reading →

Luxor (Part 2) – Valley of the Kings & Temple of Hatshepsut

What a bloody big day we had! Mara, the owner of our accommodation in Luxor, Mara House, likes to pack as much as possible into each day her guests are Continue Reading →