Tag: opinion

safety in Egypt
Egypt

How Safe is It to Visit Egypt? A Personal Perspective

My story about the Nile Cruise I took in Egypt raised quite a few comments on the safety of visiting Egypt at this time.  In fact, the most common question was ‘How safe is it to visit Egypt these days?”  I’ve taken some time to think about the answer and here are my thoughts on

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hotels versus airbnb
General

Why I Prefer A Hotel Stay versus Airbnb Accommodation

Everyone seems to be having a love affair with Airbnb.  This sharing economy company is a rapidly growing Big Deal in the travel industry. I seem to be swimming against the tide. Given a choice between a hotel stay and an Airbnb home, I will pick a hotel every time.  Why do I prefer a hotel

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