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Meet Yara Shalaby: first to cross from Taba to Aqaba by kayak

Ferries that transport passengers from Taba in Egypt to Aqaba in Jordan are fairly common; however, it was Egypt’s Yara Shalaby, along with her husband and three friends, who were the first to kayak from Taba to Aqaba, and back, with the help of Orascom Hotels and Developments. Can you introduce yourself to the readers? …

Maya Nawar

Aqaba to offer alternative to Sharm El-Sheikh?

Days after the Russian plane crashed in Sinai, the UK halted all flights to Sharm El-Sheikh until the results of the investigation were revealed. Russia shortly followed suit by cancelling all flights to and from Egypt. The Tourism Board in Jordan adopted new measures to encourage Russian tourists to visit Jordan, offering an alternative to …

Maya Nawar

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