It's International women's Day!
This year International women's Day is celebrated today, 8 March and it is a day that is will be globally recognise and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past the present and the future.
In Australia, International women's Day could easily slip under the radar but in many countries including China, Russia, Vietnam and bulk area, International women's Day is a national holiday. The first International women's Day was ran in 1911 and came out of the work that first allowed women the right to vote. Today it not only honours their work, and the success of women in general, it also serves as a reminder of the inequalities still to be addressed.
Over the coming days we will celebrate a few of the many famous women in history, the places that there from and the things that they have achieved.
About International women's Day
In Egypt's, in 69 BC Cleopatra was born and was the last fairer of ancient Egypt's. It was said that she could speak at least seven different languages including Greek and Egyptian and was said to be the reincarnation of the objection God Isis.
Egypt is probably one of the world's oldest civilisations, forged in the heat of the desert in the Nile Valley at around 3100 BC, it has been a popular holiday destination since early Roman times.
But there's a lot more to it Egypt and simply pharaohs, pyramids and sphinxes, you might be surprised to learn that there is amazing scuba diving in the red Sea, amazing nightspots, luxury hotels and some of the best restaurants anywhere in the world.
If you're looking to something different, why not go on a cruise down the Nile on one of the river boats at night, it will be like nothing you have ever seen before.