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

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Top Tours of the Past 10 Years: Lebanon

3 January 2020

The next tour in our Top Tours of the Past 10 Years series takes us to Lebanon, a destination that proved so popular once it return to the Andante catalogue that it sold out all departures and we launched a range of new dates to keep up with demand!…

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Top Tours of the Past 10 Years: Mexico

3 January 2020

Here, at Andante, we have a selection of tours that have been with us for years. Each of our longest-running tours has different reasons that contribute to its longevity, so we decided it would be fun to take a look back over the past decade – especially now as we…

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Eroticism and Love in the Ancient World

1 January 2020

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, which got us thinking along the lines of love – the ancient kind. We’ve rounded up a few examples of ancient erotic art as well as examples of devotion in celebration of this occasion.…

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Competition: Win A Trip To Pompeii!

20 December 2019

To kick off a brand new decade (and to make dreary January a bit more exciting), we decided to launch an exciting competition that will see one lucky guest win a place on a Pompeii tour! 

So, how can you be in with a chance of winning? Well, it's very…

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Where To Travel This Leap Year

There are many ways in the ancient world of measuring the passage of time, Olympids, or years of the city (Rome anno Urbis conditae), consular years, regnal years (where there are kings) and so forth. All are tied up with the different perceptions of time, such as cyclical, linear or…

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Explore The Ancient World For Less With Our January Sale

Now that we're into a new decade, what better way to celebrate than with a January sale on ancient world adventures! That's right, we have two spectacular offers to choose from, meaning you can explore a new destination for less if you book between 2nd January and 2nd February!…

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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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