Exploring the Lesser-Known Necropolis of Saqqara, Egypt

Step Pyramid of Djoser Saqqara Eqypt

Everyone has heard of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx that guards them. But the pyramids of Saqqara aren’t nearly as famous. This actually makes them a great place to visit, since they aren’t nearly as touristy as the Great Pyramids. It’s also the place where pyramid building got its start. So … Read more Exploring the Lesser-Known Necropolis of Saqqara, Egypt

What to Know Before You Visit the Pyramids of Giza

Sphinx with Khafre pyramid

The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt are some of the most iconic and fascinating man-made architectural achievements in the world. They are also overrun with tourists, fake security guards, aggressive camel drivers, and vendors selling cheap and chintzy souvenirs. But don’t let those drawbacks stop you from seeing these engineering marvels. They’re worth visiting, even … Read more What to Know Before You Visit the Pyramids of Giza