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

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8 Easy Pancake Recipes From Around The World

15 February 2021

We can't travel at the moment, but we can at least get a taste of exciting destinations through delicious international recipes – and as it's Pancake Day, what better place to start than with a selection of recipes for this humble food created from simple batter!

We've rounded up some…

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Our Sites On Screen

11 February 2021

If you’ve been keeping up with the news as much as you’ve been devouring television shows or movies on streaming sites, you may have noticed a number of sites and destinations appearing that we visit with our expert-led tours!

It’s always a delight to see something familiar to us immortalised…

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Introducing Archaeology Tours From Our Sister Company

25 January 2021

As you know, we've been operating tours to the ancient world for the past 35 years now, but did you know that we have a sister brand that also offers archaeological trips?

The award-winning Brightwater Holidays may specialise in scenic Scotland and garden tours, but it also has a great…

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Make Your Return To Travel A Memorable One

21 January 2021

The team here at Andante Travels is getting restless and we imagine you probably are, too. It has been so long since we were able to pack a bag, board a plane and explore somewhere new, but now that the vaccination programme has begun we are starting to feel a…

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Back to the Bucket List

11 January 2021

For the past few years, the travel trend has very much been centred around exploring off-the-beaten-track destinations. However, after the challenging events of 2020, we are simply excited at the prospect of being able to take a trip – and this means that classic bucket list sites will once again…

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Make Next Christmas One To Remember

4 January 2021

Enjoy the warm sunshine of a tropical climate in Mexico, where there are more Maya ruins than you can shake a stick at; blink in the glow of the gold finds at Vergina and the fabulous Christmas lights in Aristotle Square; wrap up warm in St. Petersburg and sip a…

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Our January Offers Include Free Transfers And Cancellations

4 January 2021

We are delighted to announce that our January offers are now available and they will run from 1st - 31st. What does this mean for you? Well, it means that if you book a 2021 tour within this month you'll enjoy a special low deposit of just £99pp, a chance…

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The ideal gift for curious minds

14 December 2020

If you're looking for the perfect present and haven't quite found it, how about a Study Day? Ideal for the curious minds in your life, a Study Day offers a chance to journey back to the past in the company of an esteemed expert, enjoying hands-on experiences, lectures and a…

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Sicily 2020

14 December 2020

In October, we were able to wish happy travels to a group heading off to Italy on our beloved Classical Sicily tour, led by the one and only Oliver Gilkes. The trip's accompanying tour manager, Debbie Paton, has shared a series of snapshots from the tour, which you can view…

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Terry Richardson on the enigma that is Göbekli Tepe

7 December 2020

“I don’t believe in this temple hypothesis”. With this bold statement, made at the beginning of his presentation to the Anglo-Turkish Society in London in 2019, Lee Clare challenged the popular view that the series of circular enclosures found at Göbekli Tepe, constituted, as National Geographic trumpeted back in 2011,…

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