A land of mystery, myths, pharaohs and pyramids – Egypt’s about as enigmatic as they come. From the ancient kingdom taught to eager young minds all over the world to the modern-day hotbed of cultural and political change and revolution, this is one of the most fascinating countries in the world.
There’s being a tourist and there’s being a responsible tourist. As you’d rightly imagine, there’s a significant difference between the two. From the way travellers interact with local people, to the way they behave and where they spend their money – there’s a lot to consider. That said, it’s not hard.
When considering a trip to the Middle East, news stories of unrest and general safety risks can provoke a spike in anxiety for potential travellers. What many neglect to remember, however, is that the Middle East isn’t one big country that can be easily stereotyped.
The Middle East: home of pyramids, deserts, camels, myths, legends, great hospitality and of course, fantastic food. Fresh herbs, subtle spices (though some are, admittedly, more subtle than others), soul-warming breads, cool salads and deliciously seasoned meats – the Middle East is the place to visit for all of these.
Nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, this French chateau may seem a world away, but with Peregrine's 10% off Europe sale it's never been closer.
Climbing Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa - is tough. You don’t have to be a mountainologist, a mountainitist or even a mountaineer to work that one out. But one area that can pose some unexpected problems for potential trekkers is deciding which route to take.
A good walk will do you wonders. But when you combine it with the landscapes, food and charming villages of Europe you've got a guaranteed way to blow out the cobwebs and rejueventate the mind, body and spirit.
Italian cuisine is one of the most popular on the face of the planet. It’s everywhere. Chances are, if you live in an urban area you’re no more than a few minutes from a restaurant or takeaway that dishes up some form of Italian food.
Europe is known for a lot of things: cultural diversity, history, its vast array of landscapes, climates and accents, excellent universities and world-renowned artists, poets, writers and musicians. What’s not so widely known about Europe, however, is that it has played host to a range of weird and wonderful sports over the years.
Alix Clark is the editor of SBS food magazine Feast. In this regular series, she will choose a different dish from Feast magazine and recreate it in her own kitchen.