Luxor is often called the world's "largest open-air museum." The city sits on what was once the ancient city of Thebes, the capital of unified Egypt for hundreds of years. At the height of Egypt's powers, it was world's center of art, business, and culture. Here is what it's like to visit the city today.
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The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, which opened in late 2018, is a thoughtful, tranquil, luxurious hotel in Thailand's capital. From its rooftop bars, fantastic restaurants, and spacious rooms, to its infinity pool, fitness center, and spa, this writer found the hotel offers a calm and relaxing escape from Bangkok's hustle and bustle. Here is what the writer thought about staying at the Waldorf.
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Giraffe Manor in Kenya is one of the most popular and Instagram-famous places to visit where tourists can feed giraffes right from their room. However, with a hefty price tag of $620 per person for one night and its popularity, it's nearly impossible to get a room. You're in luck. Right next door is Giraffe Center where you can essentially have the same experience for a fraction of the cost. Read more about visiting Giraffe Center, the giraffe sanctuary where the Manor's giraffes come from.
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The Gwen Hotel — a luxury hotel located off Michigan Avenue — is once again featuring a glamping package for the summer months on its top-floor Gwen Lux Suite. The two-bedroom, 2.5-bath suite already includes VIP service, but beginning in June, guests can sleep on the terrace in a tent. Guests will also have access to an exclusive food menu, beginning at $125 per person, along with the rest of the suite's usual amenities. Here's a look at the Gwen Lux Suite and its summer camping setup.
Most tourists to Egypt have a long checklist of sights they want to see: The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Red Sea, to name a few. Business Insider correspondent Harrison Jacobs has found time and again, the best tourist experiences are the ones he didn't plan and had no expectations for. That's why Jacobs had a great time on a spontaneous trip to part of Egypt's Western Desert. Here is what it was like to visit.
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Burritos are a classic lunch dish because they're simple. Really, anything can be a burrito as long as it's wrapped in a tortilla (or in some cases, a type of seaweed). To honor this great meal, Yelp provided INSIDER with data naming the best burrito place in every state across the US.
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Skytrax, the UK-based international air transport rating agency named gave Singapore's Changi Airport the top prize for the seventh consecutive year. Changi is one of Southeast Asia's largest transit hubs and a major cog in Singapore's bustling economy. The highest-ranking US airports are Denver International, in 32nd position, followed by Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, at 36. Here's a closer look at the other airports that made it to the top of the prestigious Skytrax list.
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Investing in travel is becoming an increasingly popular way for the ultra-rich to signify their status — and they're extending it far beyond the classic idea of a vacation. Business Insider teamed up with boutique luxury travel agency Original Travel, which plans trips for high-net-worth individuals, to find out the hottest spots the elite are spending their money on in 2019. Here are the places that billionaires are traveling to in 2019
The Ngorongoro Crater has many nicknames — Africa's "eighth wonder of the world" and "Africa's Eden," to name a few. Visiting Ngorongoro is a highlight for most safari visitors. The inside of the crater is only about 100 square miles in area and 12 miles across, making it very easy to see all sorts of game. Here's what it is like to visit.
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It's hard not to be in awe of waterfalls. From their sheer beauty to their immense power, they're one of the most picturesque things in the natural world. And since most of us don't see them nearly as often as we'd like, it's even more special when we do. If you need some travel inspiration, here are 27 waterfalls you need to see at least once.
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