What to See in Egypt Beyond The Pyramids Egypt has far more to offer tourists besides its more popular attractions, such as the Pyramids of Giza. Here are four other places to visit in the land of the pharaohs.   Abu Simbel In southern Egypt, near the border of Sudan, is Abu Simbel. Consists of two temples honoring the pharaoh Ramses II and his wife Nefertari. Four 20-meter statues of Ramses II can be found
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Top 4 Natural and Historical Experiences in Jordan Jordan is a country with many natural and historical attractions. Here are just a few that are worth visiting. The Roman Theatre of Amman The Roman Theatre in the capital city of Amman is a 6,000-seat theatre that was built in the second century A.D.The government of Jordan began fixing the theatre in 1957, and now visitors can enjoy concerts and other events there. The theatre is now
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‘World’s Highest Hotel’ Opens in Shanghai China’s J Hotel Shanghai Tower, which opened on 19th June 2021, is being called the world’s highest hotel. Its highest floors are located near the top of the 632 metre tall Shanghai Tower. Which is the world’s second-tallest skyscraper after Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. However, hotel height records usually only count buildings that are used as hotels from top to bottom. Thus the Guinness World Records says that Gevora Hotel
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Why do cabin crew keep their arms behind their back when greeting passengers? If you are a regular passenger then you may have noticed that when you board a plane you will be greeted by a member of cabin crew standing there with their arms behind their back. Well it’s time that we at Altitude Flights shared this secret with you and explained the reason for this. Basically, it’s very simple, before take off the
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Walt Disney World Plans 50th Birthday Celebrations Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration for its 50th birthday. Starting on the 1st October 2021, all four parks at the Lake Buena Vista, Florida resort will be part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” The original part of the resort, the Magic Kingdom, opened to guests on the 1st October 1971. Since then it has grown to include EPCOT, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, as well
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Auckland Named World’s Most Liveable City The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked 140 cities for The Global Liveability Index 2021. The five cities below were at the top of the list, scoring highly in health care, education, stability, infrastructure, culture and environment during the survey period from 22ndFebruary to 21st March 2021. The Liveability Index 2021 ranking also considered how cities managed the COVID-19 pandemic, which had a significant impact on the results. 1. Auckland
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Dubai Builds World’s Highest Outdoor Infinity Pool An outdoor infinity pool in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has broken the Guinness World Record for being the highest in the world. But you might be afraid to swim in it! At nearly 294 metres above the ground, the pool is on the 77th floor of the Address Beach Resort, one of Dubai’s newest skyscrapers. Swimmers get some amazing views of famous buildings like
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June 8, 2021

New Big 5

Shoot with a Camera, Not a Gun: Photography’s ‘New Big 5’ Lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and African buffalo are known as Africa’s “Big Five.” Trophy hunters gave the group this name in the 19th century because they were the most difficult and dangerous animals to hunt on foot. But British photographer Graeme Green thinks it’s time to give the Big Five a new meaning. One that celebrates the life of some of the world’s most beautiful
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The Mongol Rally: Small Cars on a Big Adventure If you love travelling, adventure, and lots and lots of driving, you might be interested in joining the Mongol Rally. The 2021 and 2022 rallies are already booked, but 2023 could be your year! The Mongol Rally has been called the greatest driving adventure on the planet. It starts in Europe in July and crosses more than 10,000 kilometres of mountains, desert and Mongolian steppe before
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Which Hawaiian Island Is Best for Your Next Holiday? When you think about a Hawaiian holiday, you probably think about relaxing on the beach with a drink in your hand and the sun on your skin. But while Hawaii is definitely the perfect place for a lazy holiday, there is much more to it than just heat and beaches. The six large islands of Hawaii The six large islands of Hawaii that are open to
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