Share Maxine’s journey as she visits the Pyramids and their guardian Sphinx, then explores the heart of Chephren, the middle Pyramid
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Come with me to the Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir El Bahari, the magnificent temple of a woman who ruled Egypt.
Magic Carpet Journals takes you with Maxine on an adventure into the Mayan Jungle.
Let’s travel to Holland, and experience the World Horticultural Exhibition – a Gardener’s Delight that only occurs every once 10 years.
Magic Carpet Journals Travels to Jerusalem, Where the Millenium began its count.
The Way of St. James or Jakobsweg in Switzerland is the destination for Magic Carpet Journals as we visit Swiss portions of the pilgrim’s pathway.
The Malaysia Rainforest World Music Festival Thrives in the Heart of Borneo. The Sarawak Cultural Centre hosts the world-class musical festival originally dreamed up by two Canadians.
Magic Carpet Journals embarks on an adventure into the heart of the former North Borneo, Malaysia’s Sabah, to go white water rafting!
Via Magic Carpet Journals. Story and Photos by M. Maxine George
Magic Carpet Journals takes you on a fairy tale journey to Stein am Rhein, a Swiss Village on the Rhine River.
This Magic Carpet Journal Joins Maxine as she climbs to Malaysia’s Batu Caves, home of a Hindu Temple and a family of long-tailed macaques.
Magic Carpet Journals invites you to join Alison Appelbe as she visits Graubünden, Switzerland where their history dates back to the days of the Romans.
Magic Carpet Journals touches down in some of India’s ancient forts and palaces for an exotic experience with Barbara Kingstone.
Magic Carpet Journals takes you to the impressive Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle.
Magic Carpet Journals’ Editor Maxine George looks into Medical Treatment Available to Tourists in Malaysia.
Come with us to Xiamen, China, where the ancient wonders of China unfold.
The Ancient Wonders of China Unfold in Yongding China.
The Ancient Wonders of China continue to unfold in Guilin China.
Magic Carpet Journals invites you to join us as we visit a Masai village in Kenya’s Masai Mara.
Magic Carpet Journals takes you to Taiwan looking for the treasures of the Emperors who lived in the Imperial Palace in China’s Forbidden City.
Join Magic Carpet Journals as Maxine travels to Taiwan to discover the story of the famous Madame Chiang Kai Shek.
My taste buds were tempted by a variety of the foods offered while touring Taiwan. Come with me on a tantalizing culinary adventure in Taiwan, a taste of the Orient.
Magic Carpet Journals invites you to come with Maxine George as she finds adventure in Borneo’s jungles
The next leg of this journey takes you to the Medieval Castle of Conwy in North Wales or Gwyneddrr
Magic Carpet Journals passes the Dalai Lama’s message on to our readers.
Magic Carpet Journals takes you to King Herod’s Mountain Fortress for a fascinating adventure.
Magic Carpet Journals travels to Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, then we visit Jerusalem’s Shrine of the Book.
Magic Carpet Journals takes you to Israel’s ancient tell, Megiddo.
Magic Carpet Journals reflects on one tourist’s impressions of Israel.
We travel by boat to Agilkia Island, in Lake Nasser to the Historic Temple of Philae
Memories of Aswan, the New Aswan Dam, and the Mausoleum of the Late Aga Khan
We embark on a four day voyage down the Nile River on the Sonesta Star Goddess between Aswan and Luxor.
Come with me to the The Temple of Horus at Edfu and the Temple of Khnum at Esna.
Come with me to Karnak Temple located near Luxor Egypt, the second most visited historical site in Egypt.
We travel to see the Pharaoh Tutankhamen himself. We travel across the river to the “dead side,” to find the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Statues of Memnon.
The Legendary Singing Statues of Memnon were our last stop on the West side of the Nile.
We visit some of Egypts most Prestige Historic Hotels.
For those who are interested in the tales of the “Curse of King Tut” I will pass on this story. At the conclusion of my tour, I was told this story by someone who had studied it. This is what she told me.
A team of beautiful Malamute dogs give Magic Carpet Journals the ride of a lifetime, a never to be forgotten adventure – a dog sled ride in Quebec’s wilderness!
Ghost hunting in Wales takes us to Monmouth’s 16th century coaching inn the Queen’s Head Hotel.
Hunting for haunted places takes us to Abergavenny to the Skirrid Inn reputed to be Wales most haunted inn.
Ghost hunting leads us to a Welsh ghost who haunts the ruins of Raglan Castle.
The brainchild of architecture’s answer to Picasso, Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis. Instead of haunted houses, we found a haunted shop and learned about a haunted mine while at Portmeirion, Wales.
The tranquil Dolserau Hall, a former Victorian country house, within Snowdonia National Park, has its own ghost.
Nanteos Mansion is reputed to be one of the most haunted houses in Wales, but we were told a different story. Who are we to believe?
The intriguing history attached to this haunted old workhouse brought to mind a story from my genealogical research.
A tour of Wales looking for Ghosts and Legends led us to the fascinating medieval Gwydir Castle.
A big surprise was in store for me during my last night in Wales, spent in the delightful Bodysgallen Hall , a beautiful seventeenth century Historic House Hotel.
Caernarfon Castle, a giant of the North that still may have a role in Welsh History
A flashback into the history of Harlech Castle produced fascinating information about a revered Welsh Hero: Owain Glyndwr (Owen Glendower)
Two leading ladies leave a legacy not only of their home, but also on the psyche of their society
Maxine George takes you to Wales to visit an ancient Roman ruin, a site dating to 75 AD
Hunting for haunting stories in Wales brings us to Tintern Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey on the Welsh bank of the Wye River
Come with Magic Carpet Journals on our tour of the Legendary Luxor Temple.
Looking for a Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance at the Celebration of the Arts in Maui.
The Wailea Beach Marriot Resort, the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel and Lanai’s Four Seasons Resort team with the Maui Visitor’s Buareau to help fulfill Cathy’s Bucket List
Travel to Abu Simbel, to visit Ramses’ Temple, and Nefertari’s Temple of Hathor, above Lake Nasser.
Come with me as I revisit the fabulous treasure trove of King Tut
Come with Marion and I to the Mena House Hotel, our first stop on our return to Egypt.
Join maxine on her return visit to Egypt, and the Pyramids of Giza
Visit the Artefacts of the Ages at The Egyptian Museum, in Cairo Egypt
VIA Rail takes us from Vancouver, through the rockies, to Christmas at Fairmont’s Jasper Park Lodge.
Jade invites you to come on Magic Carpet Journals to see what became of the dinosaur who once roamed in central Alberta, Canada.
Our Three Day Immersion into Life in Nineteenth Century New Brunswick
Come with Maxine on a walking trip in the heart of Ottawa
A delightful afternoon sipping tea at the luxurious Chateau Laurier and learning about the history of this prestigious hotel.