November 2019 - Ciconia Travel

Travel Tales

08 Nov

JORDAN IN PHOTOS

With the lost city of Petra, desertscapes of Wadi Rum and salty waters of the Dead Sea, Jordan is a destination not to be overlooked. There’s a misconception it’s an unsafe Middle Eastern country but it is in fact, a safe and tranquil retreat plus its got world-class cuisine and an intriguing culture – so much so its heavily influence pop culture and blockbuster movies.  Read more…

08 Nov

13 exciting facts about Petra, Jordan

Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World is a representation of Jordan and therefore, Jordan’s most visited tourist attraction. Known as the Rose City due to the colour of the stone or the Lost City as the site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, Petra is a place you need to see, to believe, that it is in fact real-life. UNESCO even described the historical and archaeological city as “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. What to know more? Here are 13 exciting facts about Petra.

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08 Nov

Egypt Anyone?

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Egypt anyone? Travel Talk Tours take you to the core of Egyptian culture, antiquity and adventure. You will discover the remarkable ancient sites; uncover the treasures of Egypt; muse existence under the stars and relish in sunny days on the Red Sea coast. Words will never do Egypt or this tour justice; one merely has to experience it.

On a 9-day Felucca Odyssey tour you’ll get to be a part of a journey full of history, tradition and the greatest of the Nile on a Felucca!

Here’s an insider’s look into a Travel Talk tour to Egypt.

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08 Nov

5 Top Things To Do in Cairo

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Cairo is set on the Nile river, is the capital and largest city in Egypt. The city’s municipal area is the biggest in the Middle East and in the Arab world. For many, Cairo can seem like an initially bewildering experience; an intoxicating, bustling city, with narrow sandy streets and bazaars filled to bursting point with antiques and spices. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to know where to go when you first arrive in Cairo.

Here are 5 top things to do in Cairo.

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08 Nov

Seven Wonders of Egypt

You may have seen many wonders of the world, but seven wonders of Egypt should still blow your mind! Egypt has been a hot destination for travelers for decades. The mystic culture, ancient wonders and traditions crown Egypt with our unlimited attraction.

When booking your Egpyt tours, make sure you get to see every corner of every wonder of Egypt as they all provide remarkable and unique experiences. On my Egypt trip with Travel Talk, I also had the benefits of having a professional Egyptologist guide on our pack, Sam, who was wondrous himself! And now, seven wonders of Egypt: Read more…

08 Nov

20 Activities To Keep The Winter Months Exciting

Winter in Europe can be long and at times, depressing. The lack of warmth, the lack of tan, the lack of vitamin d and the lack of long sunny days can make you feel like you’re on struggle street. What makes it even more difficult is the pictures you see on social media from warm and sunny places, and your friends making the most of summer. But, there are plenty of activities to in the winter months to make the season all the worthwhile to be in. Especially if you’re living in Europe! There’s plenty of places to see and happenings to explore and experience, and then you realise, winter isn’t so bad after all!

Here are 20 activities to keep the winter months exciting.

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08 Nov

9 Epic Truths About Cappadocia

Cappadocia offers a unique and out of this world type of landscape. It’s like you’re on another planet and for this, Cappadocia is one of Turkey’s most popular natural marvels. Hundreds of cone-shaped volcanic rock formations, known as “fairy chimneys” rise from the plateau of Central Anatolia and are the perfect backdrop and view, especially when seen from a hot air balloon.

Intrigued? Here are 9 epic truths about Cappadocia.

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08 Nov

15 Fantastic Facts About Macedonia

Macedonia, officially the Republic of Macedonia is located in the Balkan Peninsular and was previously part of Yugoslavia until they gained independence in 1991. It is a spectacular landlocked country that has an abundance of mountains, lakes, national parks and ancient towns with Ottoman and European architecture. Macedonia has a captivating past and complex national essence, where much of the country has yet to be explored and is a perfect destination for travellers looking to get off the beaten track of the typical European ventures.

Here are 15 facts about Macedonia.

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08 Nov

12 Fascinating Facts About Belgrade

Belgrade, which means the “White City” is the capital and largest city of Serbia.  It is located where the Danube River meets the Sava River and where the Pannonain Plain meets the Balkans. It’s a city where worlds collide, where prehistoric history fuses with medieval times, which again merge with the contemporary age. Evolving from its ruthless past and the collapse of communism, Belgrade is now becoming one of the foremost travel centres in south-eastern Europe. With rich culture, a buzzing nightlife and an easy-going Mediterranean pace, it’s not hard to see why.

Here are 12 fascinating facts about Belgrade.

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08 Nov

Why Bosnia and Herzegovina should be your next holiday destination

A hidden gem, Bosnia and Herzegovina often gets overlooked with travellers heading to more popular destinations in the Balkans such as Croatia. But let us assure you, Bosnia is not a country you will get bored of! From its endless natural beauty, historic past and vibrant cities, Bosnia should be on your radar this summer.

Still can’t decide if Bosnia is for you? See our top reasons why you should pack your bags and head to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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