Egypt - Mindful Wanderlust

Exploring the city of Cairo, Egypt

Posted by • February 12, 2017 • Egypt ,Vegan Travel 2 Comments

  The locals call her Umm ad-Dunya–The Mother of the World–but we know her as Cairo. She is busy, noisy, teeming with people and vehicles, and by the end of your visit you will be clearing

Our Vegan Guide to Cairo, Egypt

Posted by • November 3, 2016 • Egypt ,Featured ,Vegan ,Vegan Travel 4 Comments

  I am so extremely excited to say that, thanks to the new found consciousness in local Egyptians who care about their health and animals, Cairo has become incredibly easy to find vegan food! The last

Why Dahab is our Favourite Place in Egypt

Posted by • November 23, 2015 • Egypt ,Stories 8 Comments

  The great pyramids of Giza, the maddening traffic, the koshary, and the streets buzzing with life- Just some of the reasons we love Egypt.   But Dahab is different.     It is free of the bustling polluted streets

The Shop Owners of Dahab

Posted by • April 20, 2015 • Egypt ,Stories 11 Comments

  Egypt has suffered quite a few blows to their tourism industry due to the revolution back in 2011. Many people were afraid to visit after the Arab spring, but of course we couldn’t stay away,

2014 Year in Review

    It is incredible how quickly the time flies. Last year at this time we were in the Kingdom of Bhutan exploring the amazing country and volunteering with Humane Society Asia, and today we are

Ras Abu Galum, Dahab, Egypt

Posted by • August 13, 2014 • Egypt 16 Comments

Ras Abu Galum is a beautiful snorkelling and diving spot located by a bedouin village 15 kilometres north of Dahab, Egypt.   Cody and I were picked up in the morning by King Safari, and

After 28 Months On the Road, We’re Heading Home

  28 months…..843 days……20,232 hours There are times that I think about what I would be doing had Cody and I not embarked on 28 months of travel around the world. …..actually, I have not thought once

Tahrir Square, Post Revolution Egypt

Posted by • April 16, 2012 • Egypt ,Stories Add Comment
Tahrir Square

  Cody and I decided that since we were in Cairo, we would take the opportunity to visit Tahrir Square, ground zero for the Egyptian Revolution. We were warned not to go, but we felt a

Learning About Gay Egypt

Posted by • March 20, 2012 • Egypt ,Stories 2 Comments

The Arab Spring is a revolutionary wave of protests and demonstrations happening in the Arab world that began on Saturday December 18th, 2010.   Numerous factors have led to the protests, including government corruption, extreme

Giselle and Cody Travel Egypt (Video)

Posted by • March 9, 2012 • Egypt ,Stories 8 Comments

  Check out Pt 2 of the Adventure

We Made It To Egypt

Posted by • March 1, 2012 • Egypt ,Stories 2 Comments

So we made our way safely to Egypt! But not without some stress.   February 13th, 2012. Cody and I are anxiously waiting to board our flight to New York City, which will then take us