Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)
Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)

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Ultimate Ancient Road Trips

March 27 2020

Who doesn’t love a road trip? Driving from place to place at a pace that suits you, stopping for snacks and to stretch your legs at sites that pique your interest along the way, and the all-important soundtrack – yes, road trips are pretty fantastic. However, there’s a new way…

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"Roman Britain and Where to Find it" by Denise Allen

March 25 2020

"Denise and Mike met on an Andante Travels tour to Pompeii and the Bay of Naples. Mike had been looking for this book in vain, so we decided to write it." 

So begins the acknowledgements page of our brand-new book, ‘Roman Britain and Where to Find It’, a guide to…

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Make lasting memories with a unique winter escape

March 25 2020

Better weather? Quieter sites? Wanting to avoid the Christmas chores? A winter escape might just be on the cards – and we have a fantastic selection of archaeological and cultural adventures to choose from. 

Embark upon an ancient world adventure to a renowned archaeological site at a time of year…

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Discover the Picts with expert guide Peter Yeoman

February 24 2020

Long considered to be mysterious lost peoples from a dark age, the Picts helped lay the foundations of modern Scotland and their stories come to life through standing stone-carvings and buildings. 

Join our expert guide lecturer, Peter Yeoman, on a seven-day tour that explore the Picts in great depth. Gain…

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The Romans in the North

Dr. Simon Elliott is one of our fantastic expert Guide Lecturers and will lead our upcoming Romans in the North tour, which departs in both June and September this year. Ahead of this tour, he has written a guest blog post for us about Septimius Severus, who was Roman emperor…

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Eat Like A Local: Recipe For Ancient Egyptian Flatbread

This earliest version of this recipe was found on the wall of Senet’s tomb in Luxor, Egypt. The original recipe called for bakers to “crush the grain with sticks, using a grindstone crush the grain still finer until you have a heap of white flour”. If you would like your…

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