Posts Tagged“travel”

When we think of Egypt, we think of an ancient place surrounded in intrigue and mystery, a dusty desert setting with magnificent millennia old monuments sticking out of the ground as if giants put them there. I am of course talking about the mighty pyramids and the giant sphinx which has the body of a lion and the head of a human, both of which dominate the skyline of Giza in the wonderful city of Cairo. Once a place for the hardened traveller or the archaeologist in search of the pharaoh’s hidden treasures and artefacts, Egypt is now fast becoming…

The city of Milan is one of the world’s most fashionable cities and is situated in the north of Italy. With its historical buildings, vibrant nightlife scene and of course excellent shopping opportunities, Milan attracts visitors from all over the globe. People who have just 24 hours in Milan should make sure they include the following things in their itinerary… See the Sites Milan has dozens of magnificent world famous buildings that are waiting to be discovered. Most of these attractions can be reached on foot, making getting around quick and easy. A good place to start is at the…

In the past year, a pair of trends have led to a dramatic reversal of positions in the global currency market. The ongoing American economic recovery from the Great Recession, buoyed further by a crash in oil prices has resulted in the surge of the dollar, while the Euro has tumbled in the face of continued economic struggles and the recent decision by the European Central Bank to finally open the taps of quantitative easing. Much of the talk lately has been centered around how this is a good thing for America, but there is a dark side to having…