A Stroll Through Jerash, Jordan

Arch of Hadrian, Gerasa Jordan

The ancient Roman city of Jerash (also known as Gerasa), and the current modern city by the same name, are located about 48km north of Amman, Jordan. It’s the second most-visited site in Jordan, with Petra being the first. Background People have inhabited this area as far back as the Neolithic Age, around 7500–5500 BC. Archaeological … Read more A Stroll Through Jerash, Jordan

Exploring the Imperial Ruins of Rome’s Palatine Hill

Stadium of Domitian

If you love archaeology and history, then a visit to Palatine Hill is a must if you’re ever in Rome. It’s just a short walk from the Roman Colosseum and the Roman Forum, and you can easily spend half a day here exploring the ruins of a bygone era. Pre-historic Occupation and the Myth of … Read more Exploring the Imperial Ruins of Rome’s Palatine Hill

The Carmo Convent and Archaeological Museum in Lisbon, Portugal

Convento do Carmo & Museu Arqueológico

As one of the oldest cities in western Europe, Lisbon, Portugal is an archaeology lovers’ paradise. But one doesn’t only have to look underground for fascinating ruins. In fact, one of the most beautiful ruins in Lisbon isn’t even that old! To find it, you just have to walk through the entrance below. Beyond this … Read more The Carmo Convent and Archaeological Museum in Lisbon, Portugal