Treading the desert to explore an ocean bed that is rich with 40 million year-old whale skeletons and other extinct creatures is a unique experience. Azza Abdel Aziz tells you more about the Valley of the Whales in the western desert of Egypt; a world heritage site that narrates an unrivaled story about the evolution of species in an open air museum.
You may think the reason you want to visit Egypt is to see that which it is famous for: the Pyramids at Giza, the Cairo Museum and the Valley of the Kings. There's more to this, the land of the Pharaohs however, than meets the eye. Allow Egyptology student Taryn Pollock to introduce you to a little bit of what really goes on while in Egypt.
People from all over the world will converge on South Africa next year for the World Cup. Even if you aren't a big soccer fan, Travis Clark thinks that it will be one of the premier travel events of 2010.
There's no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.