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A Closer Look at Egypt’s Wonders

20 February 2015


Although several tourists visit Egypt to enjoy the favourable yearlong warm climate or to relax at a luxurious beach resort, this fascinating country also boasts a number of remarkable natural and manmade wonders, which should not be missed.
Attempting to visit each and every one of these monuments might be a little bit ambitious, but for those planning Egypt holidays in the near future, here is a little more detail on the most significant and spellbinding attractions this country has to offer.

Great Pyramid of Giza
No trip to Egypt would be complete without taking your time to see the Great Pyramid of Giza. Over the course of its 2,500-year history, not much has changed, but it is sure to be one of the most breath taking sites you’ll ever behold.
Thought to been built as a tomb for Fourth Dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu, it took around 20 years to construct. But today, the Great Pyramid is the only remaining ancient Wonder of the World and surely this is reason enough to pay it a visit.

Old Cairo
In spite of its proximity to the Great Pyramid, Cairo was founded in the 10th Century as a Muslim city. Although some tourists won’t like the hustle and bustle of Egypt’s capital, Old Cairo should be an essential item on any itinerary.
Here you will find the Mohamed Ali Mosque, one of the largest of the old Muslim world and a stunning piece of architecture. Along with taking a trip to the Citadel, which affords views out to the Giza plateau, the souqs (markets) are also highly recommended if you want to sample a little local flavour.

Temple of Luxor
Located on the east bank of the Nile, this ancient temple complex was dedicated to the Theban Triad of Amun-Re, his wife Mut, and his son Khonsu. Follow in the footsteps of ancient Egyptians as you walk down a path lined with sphinxes, which once led the way to Ipet Sut in the modern city of Al-Karnak.
The Temple of Luxor is perhaps best known for its astonishing obelisk, which is still intact at the entrance. While here, you may want to visit the Temple of Karnak as well, which is by far the biggest temple complex in Egypt.

Abu Simbel
This archaeological site comprising of two temples was created during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC. It took around 20 years to build and is widely considered to be one of the grandest in Egypt. However, arguably the most extraordinary thing about Abu Simbel is that the entire complex was moved in the 1960s to protect it against the rising water of the Aswan High Dam.
You may not be able to experience and enjoy all of Egypt’s wonders, but you’ll be rewarded with some long-lasting memories for the ones you do see, as every sight reflects the majesty of this ancient nation.

Image by Dennis Jarvis, used under the Creative Commons license. 




Take to Movavi Screen Capture To Capture Live Traveling Videos

19 February 2015

Are you to travel abroad sometimes soon? That’s great, but before you embark on your much-awaited journey, it’s smarter to have a visual idea on the tourist attractions, local scenery and lifestyle in the foreign land. There are video programs on traveling in foreign countries that can provide you with some idea here. But it could be that your busy schedule might clash with the scheduled timing of the streaming travel video. Now, the online video sites do not allow purchase and download activities and hence the best solution here is to go for a screengrabber software- that would record the travel video so that you can study the video later from your computer, when you are free.

Movavi Screen Capture Studio is a renowned and internationally acclaimed name when it comes to screen recording software solutions today. The software is just a breeze to use and you won’t need anything more than your basic computing knowledge to work with the Movavi software program.
The Movavi software allows the users to adjust the screen capturing parameters as per their specific preferences. The user here would be able to customize the frame rate as well as set your preferred recording area during the recording. The Movavi software is designed to capture audio from both input & output devices simultaneously.

Taken at Elizabeth, New Jersey near Jersey Garden Mall, US


You would be elated to know that Movavi Screen Capture Studio can capture the screencast on its own You are simply required to place the duration for capture and then the program would go on recording the video and stop at your set climax on its own. You won’t be needed to sit through the entire recording.

If you are looking to get some personalized effects to the recorded travel video, Movavi Screen Capture Studio is the answer for you. Added to the basic recording function, the screen capture software enables the users to edit the recorded capture for the desired personalized effect. With Movavi at your support, be able to trim the recorded travel video, add on music or improve the visual quality with filters.





The Movavi Screen Capture Studio is designed with the state of the art SuperSpeed mode that enables the program to save the recorded videos within a flash. But before you save the video, Movavi even allows you to convert it into any desired audio-video preset for a convenient watch from different multimedia devices.

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07 February 2015

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Property Considerations

03 February 2015

People and numerous considerations to think about before they purchased property. The length of time it will take for them to pay for the property is another factor altogether for some families who are trying to save money but do not have the ability to do so on a consistent basis. Concerns about the size of the property may also factored into the decision-making process especially when there are people who were trying to create a farm atmosphere.

Price


People on a limited income need to be concerned about the amount of money they're spending on the property they are going to purchase. Individuals who do not have a lot of extra money need to be careful about making decisions which will be detrimental to their long-term financial stability and security. Having a clear definition of how much money can be afforded on a piece of property is something that people must do in order to be secure in their decision.

Safety


Many individuals are worried about the safety of the property they are going to purchase the storm coming into a neighborhood which may not be receptive to their presence. This can be detrimental for individuals were trying to start a new life and in a location with which they are not familiar. People who are interested in finding the right way to go about purchasing property can learn more here.

Simple and Fun Ways To Enjoy Winter Without Breaking Your Budget

01 February 2015

Winter can be a drag. Who likes grey skies with intermittent flurries if you're lucky or blizzard if not. However, if you live in a country in the Northern Hemisphere or somewhere it really gets frigidly cold during winter time, does all the fun end? Certainly not!

Here are fun ways to enjoy even the most frigid of winter and try to bring up the cheery and sunny smiles around you and even to yourself. These are simple things to do that you don't necessary have to break your piggy bank and fly off to a tropical country. Enjoy the simplicity of being in your place while having fun!

Photo credit: pinterest.com

Create Ice Sculpture or Figures

There's so much snow around you and you got tired shovelling already, then learn to make ice sculpture or figures in your very own backyard. The winter is not yet leaving so why not make the best of it? Aside from exercising your arms and torso, you are also unleashing another side of you that you didn't know was there - the artist in you! Your ice sculpture need not be ala-Micheal Angelo's creations nor the ones you can see in Harbin, China but the point is, have fun, your resources are free! All you need is a trowel and a some pails and a whole lot of imagination.


Go Ice-Skating

I ice-skate on fake ice. That is, I go in an ice-skating rink inside a mall in the middle of a desert and you are really lucky to be able to enjoy nature's beauty in all it's natural glory. I have to make do o the fake ice here just to have a feel of how it's like to ice-skate. So, if you know how to ice-skate, skate away! If there's a nearby park with a pond and skating is safe and allowed, go ahead and enjoy. Make sure you're reading signs for thin ice too. Tag your friends along. The more the merrier. But, never skate along. Always make sure there are lots of people around you.


Clean your house/room

So, you can actually write an entire blog post on your counter top because of all those dust. How about doing a winter cleaning? Not only will you exercise your whole body but you will also be able to throw away stuff you don't need. Time to re-organize and de-clutter if you're stuck at home and have nowhere to go. There's so much to do and you have all the time to do it.


Photo not mine

Decorate your home

Put up some nice sunny photos or change your curtains and bed sheets with bright, happy colors. This will remind you of summer and will surely enhance your mood.


Read a good book

It's nice to sit by the fireplace, drinking hot cocoa and reading your favourite book. We get caught up with our lives that we seldom step back and just enjoy the simple, quiet moments of being at home. Maybe you've been delaying to read that book, now's the right time.


Teach your pet a new trick

Maybe your pet needs to learn a new trick too and while being stuck at home because of the harsh winter, your pet will love your company even more because that means, endless play time with him or her.


Photo credit: mommysavers.com


Learn a new hobby

Try crafting, sewing, baking, cooking, learn a new language or anything that will occupy your time rather than get bored.


What ever it is that you have decided to do, just remember to enjoy and make the most of it. Winter will not last forever. In just few weeks, spring will be saying its Hello.


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