These five cities are pieces of living history, where the past is not only present in everyday life, but tangible in myriad forms.
Queen Nefertari, known as one of the most beautiful women in history, still inspires after 3,000 years, with her tomb giving wondrous insight into the art and beliefs of Ancient Egypt.
The tranquil Temple of Karnak is often overlooked by the hordes of tourists flocking to Luxor’s Valley of the Kings.
Explore the picturesque towns where water and pavement intertwine.
Lesser-known options for those planning a winter diving escape to Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
From Egypt to China, ruins inspire us to contemplate the passing of time. But the most-visited draw millions of travellers annually, putting some in danger of being loved too much.