Ahmed Hussein has 23 years’ experience as a tour leader. Passionate about Egypt, history and archaeology, Ahmed has worked successfully with many US-based tour operators, guiding classical, religious, and Archaeological tours.
Ian Colvin is a historian specializing in the late Roman and Byzantine history of the Caucasus regions. He studied classical and modern Georgian after receiving his MST in Byzantine studies, and has devoted himself to excavations at the site of Nokalakevi.
Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi is a Research Associate in the Department of the History of Art & Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, and Assistant Editor for the International Journal of Islamic Architecture
Caroline Malone is Professor of Prehistory at the Queen’s University Belfast, where she has taught for 12 years. Educated at New Hall Cambridge, she completed her degree in Archaeology and Anthropology.
Dr Caroline Goodson is University Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge; she was previously Reader in Archaeology and History with the Department of History at Birkbeck College, University of London
Craig Benjamin is a Professor of History in the Frederik Meijer Honors College at Grand Valley State University, where he teaches courses in ancient Central and East Asian history, and on the Silk Roads.
John Hines is Professor in the School of History and Archaeology at Cardiff University, and is a specialist in the archaeology of the early medieval period, particularly the material culture and literature of the Vikings.
Professor John Rick is Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropological Sciences at Stanford University, Curator of Anthropological Collections, and past Director of Stanford’s Archaeology Center. His teaching concentrates on South American archaeology.
Professor Gerald Schaus is President of the Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens, and has recently retired as Professor of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Wilfred Laurier University, Canada.
Dr Christina Hatzimichael Whitley is a Tutor in Greek Archaeology at the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning (LEARN). She specializes in Minoan Crete, and is co-director of the Praisos survey and excavation Project (Crete).
Miranda Bruce-Mitford specializes in social anthropology, Burmese language and literature, Buddhist Art & Architecture of South and Southeast Asia, and Oriental religious studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University.
Mohamed Abdel Aal Ahmed was born and raised in Cairo. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Cairo University and a diploma in archeology and history from "Helwan University" in Cairo.
Dr. Xavier Droux completed his Ph.D at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. His research focuses on predynastic Egypt and the role and significance that animals held for the Egyptians at the time.