Pompeii

Pompeii – a Roman city frozen in time

At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Pompeii, a Roman port city along the Bay of Naples, met an untimely and catastrophic end in 79 AD, when Mount Vesuvius buried the city under metres of volcanic ash. For the ...

Touring Spain’s World Heritage Cities

In a country whose first inhabitants pre-date the Neolithic period, it’s hardly surprising Spain is endowed with a rich historical past. In fact, for history buffs and lovers of ancient architecture, it offe...

Historic Merrickville

This charming Ontario town overlooking the Rideau River has an interesting mix of ghosts, artisans, quaint shops and English-style pubs. Like a lot of people, I’m fascinated by the prospect of ghosts which...