A Day Trip to Saqqara, Dahshur, and Memphis in Egypt

For most visitors, the highlight of a trip to Cairo is almost always the majestic pyramids on the Giza plateau and the Sphinx.  As this spot is always on the top of must-see lists, it is not uncommon for it to be the very first place all travelers in Egypt visit. 

As I was visiting Egypt on a guided tour, I already had my stop at the pyramids scheduled for a few days later. Instead, I took the less traveled route and took a day trip even further back in time to the first pyramids Saqarra, Dahshur, and Memphis, Egypt.

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The Hammock House in Koh Lanta is a Must Visit

One of my favorite things about the islands of Thailand is that they are easy to explore.  A cheap scooter and you're on your way to find a quiet beach, beautiful fields, or an unusual shop. 

During my time on the island of Koh Lanta, I took a day pursuing my favorite activity and stumbled upon what is quite possibly the best shop on the island – The Hammock House.

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