Dugald Jellie stands in the desert at El Alamein, the last great killing field of Australian soldiers where the war was turned.
At the gateway to the Great Sand Sea, David Wroe is enchanted by a remote Berber oasis that time (almost) forgot.
Belinda Jackson follows a roll call of legendary leaders to Alexandria.
Expecting harassment, Belinda Jackson instead feels only welcomed.
Above ground, or six feet under, these are the world's top 10 cemeteries, which are prime spots for both the living and the dead.
The Pension Roma hotel is a budget traveller's dream in the thick of the city action.
David Wroe takes the alley less travelled and finds an oasis of calm in one of the world's great, bustling cities.
There's a Mediterranean getaway for under a tenner, writes Belinda Jackson.
Nothing prepares you for the size and greatness of this captivating place. Sites such as Luxor's Karnak temple; the sand-swept tombs of the Valley of the Dead; Abu Simbel or the Great Pyramids are awe-inspiring. But you can also dine like pharaohs on the banks of the magnificent Red Sea after a day's snorkelling on the blue hole; or investigate its history in the fascinating museums of Cairo.