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

Roman London is the focus of Dr Simon Elliott's new series

3 February 2022

We are excited to share that our very own expert Guide Lecturer Dr Simon Elliott is now the presenter of History Hit's new series, Life and Death in Roman London

Not only is Simon a long-standing contributor to History Hit – an online-only subscriber channel for history fans, which was…

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An Interview with Dr Emma Wells

28 January 2022

If you consider yourself something of a historic building enthusiast, you're not alone. Dr Emma Wells, one of our expert Guide Lecturers, is particularly fascinated by them – especially when it comes to buildings of religious significance – and we caught up with her for a chat about all things…

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Wrapping Up 2021 With Our Expert Guides - Part Two

21 December 2021

As we prepare to enter 2022 and see what the new year holds, we have part two of our expert Guide Lecturers discussing their highlights of the past 12 months – along with a few inclusions from our valued Tour Managers, too. …

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Wrapping Up 2021 With Our Expert Guides - Part One

16 December 2021

2021 has been another challenging year, but one we were able to navigate safely and with confidence, while resuming our ancient world adventures alongside our fabulous expert Guide Lecturers. 

We recently caught up with a number of our guides who have led tours throughout the year and they shared memorable…

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Andante's Christmas Gift Guide - Books

29 November 2021

If you're starting to think about Christmas shopping, we have a few book recommendations that may delight any ancient-world enthusiast. Read on to discover our top picks for the holidays. …

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Sex & Death in Pompeii

25 October 2021

Pompeii is a fascinating destination to visit for a number of reasons, but there's nothing quite like exploring this sprawling site in the company of an expert guide as there are so many stories to uncover. Our very own Dr Eireann Marshall is no stranger to Pompeii and she has…

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Pompeii's Human Remains

19 October 2021

Perhaps the most exciting discoveries are the most gruesome. The new excavations in Pompeii have revealed more bodies than have been found in decades and have done so just when modern technologies have developed, which allows us to study the lives of individuals through their skeletal remains.

What makes…

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Our 2nd Edition Brochure For 2022/23 Is Here

16 September 2021

We are delighted to announce that our second edition brochure for 2022/23 is finally here. Featuring some fantastic special offers for early bookers, tours with zero single supplement spaces and a few new destinations, we're particularly excited about this offering as we make our way through the rest of 2021.…

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