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Summer 2017

Travel to China, Italy, Germany, Yemen,
Canada, Jordan and Greece

In this Issue...

The miracle of Meteora, Greece
Rachael Lindsay visits this UNESCO world heritage site set in the clouds 

Interview with...Dr Zahi Hawass
A very candid interview with probably the world's most famous Egyptologist

Traveller's Tales
Sophy Downes recounts a visit with a spot of palm reading whilst in Tehran

Dresden: an art lover's delight
Historian Tom Duncan reveals how Dresden has always had a strong art history

Ancient China
Matilda Hickson visits the lesser well -known temples and grottoes of Eastern China

Museum Focus
The Palazzo Vecchio in Florence has it all: beautiful paintings, archaeological excavations, tall towers and secret passages

Intrepid Traveller
Doreen Ingrams was the first European woman to live in the Hadhramaut in the 1930s and was an important part of negotiating peace in the region

Santa Croce in Pink...

The world's largest Franscian church is actually home to many renowned woman in history. Jane Fortune tells the story of one of them

Deep in the trenches...
at Pella in Jordan. Archaeologist Ben Churcher, who has dug there for 30 yearsexplains why it is such a special site

PLUS ...  Garry Shaw shares his top ten must-see historical sites in Ottawa as it celebrates its 150 anniversary of Federation and we look at where to go in the world during the next three months and check out forthcoming art exhibitions, latest archaeological news and book reviews.  TT Loves the wonderful Livararia Lello bookshop in Porto.  So much to read and enjoy!
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