visit pompeii

Pompeii: Frozen in time

When the ancient city of Pompeii was struck by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius, it was simultaneously destroyed and protected under the ash.

jerash jordan

The great Roman city in Jordan

Jerash is one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the world. So why is it not better known and why is it not a World Heritage Site?

visit pont du gard

Control the water, control the people

The Romans didn’t just use armies to take over Europe. Constructions like this bridge helped them win the hearts and minds of the people they conquered.

things to do in tarragona

Tarragona’s different layers

Tarragona is a vibrant city with a modern flair – but you don’t have to look too hard to find its fascinating history.