Science & Nature
Historian and travel writer Gail Simmons surveyed historic buildings and led hikes in Italy and the Middle East before becoming a full-time travel writer for
and international publications. She holds a master’s degree in medieval history from the University of York and is currently earning her Ph.D. She lives in Oxford, England.
Articles by Gail Simmons
Capital of Baklava
Written by Gail Simmons
Photographed by George Azar
In a city where baklava chefs train for 10 years, you know dessert- making is being taken seriously. Add competition from 500 other baklava specialists, and you can only be in Gaziantep, Turkey.
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