Armchair Traveler's Guides

For more than 30 years, the Biblical Archaeology Society’s Travel/Study program has presented a wide variety of educational programs and tours for people who have an unending interest in Biblical studies and in the archaeology of the Biblical lands. Let these armchair traveler’s guides take you on a virtual, visceral journey from the comfort of your own home!


Turkey: An Armchair Traveler's Guide

Explore the archaeology and history of Turkey! Delve into the fascinating archaeological sites of Turkey from the comfort of your home. Includes lengthy articles on Ephesus and books about the Seven Churches hand-picked by Dr. Mark Wilson, who leads our tours to Turkey. read more 


Syria: An Armchair Traveler's Guide

Explore the history and archaeology of Syria from the comfort of your home. Includes an extensive list of books chosen by scholar-guide Dr. Chahinda Karim, who leads many of our tours. read more 


Jordan: An Armchair Traveler's Guide

Delve into the magnificent history of Jordan, a beautiful land with a rich connection to the Bible. Includes an extensive list of books chosen by scholar-guide Dr. Chahinda Karim, who leads many of our tours. read more 


Egypt: An Armchair Traveler's Guide

Explore the archaeology and history of Ancient Egypt! Enjoy a fascinating lecture by scholar-guide Chahinda Karim, “the treasure of Egypt,” who leads our tours to Egypt year after year to rave reviews. Also, zoom in on key Egyptian sites and wonders with in-depth articles on ancient… read more 


Israel: An Armchair Traveler's Guide

Explore the archaeology and history of Israel! Take a journey to ancient sites throughout Israel without leaving your home. The list below is not exhaustive and should be considered as a beginning point in your studies. read more