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Passainte Assem is an Egyptian travel junkie and adventurer from head to toe. Whether she's broke or out of vacation time, she's always on the look out for her next destination. She likes to share her travel stories, planning tips and photographs to give you a real sense of place. Follow her at www.travelholicgirl.com

9 Tips to Save for Your Travels

9 Tips to Save for Your Travels

How many times do you travel per year? Once, twice, maybe not at all? Are you limited due to financial restraints? The problem isn’t the amount of money you earn. The problem is the amount of money you spend and how badly you want to change your unhealthy spending patterns. Here are a few tips […]

Hopa! Traveling Egyptian Style

Hopa! Traveling Egyptian Style

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho   The Egyptian style of traveling seems to either favor being a couch potato or visiting famous landmarks, trending spots and fancy places, where no challenges or surprises are involved. Don’t even get me started on how most Egyptians seem to travel […]

8 Reasons to Go Local on Your Travels

8 Reasons to Go Local on Your Travels

You can tell the difference between a traveler and a tourist through their travel style. Do they use taxis or the metro and buses? Do they eat at well-known food chains or fancy restaurants or at local ones? Do they go off the beaten path or always choose to visit the main landmarks? Do they […]

11 Lessons I Learned from Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

11 Lessons I Learned from Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

Why is climbing Kilimanjaro now on every hiker’s bucket list? And why have those who reached its peak come back with an extremely positive attitude and tons of motivation? Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is not like jumping out of bed and deciding to get out of your comfort zone to do an out of the box […]

9 Reasons to Travel As Much As You Can When Single

9 Reasons to Travel As Much As You Can When Single

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1. You don’t have as many responsibilities when you’re single Saving for the future or for a rainy day is very important, but getting the best out of your limited time on earth is way more rewarding, so enjoy every moment and splurge on adventures while you still don’t have huge responsibilities (like when you […]