Ever wonder why gates were built in many cities during the Medieval times and why many cities of the world has a triumphal arch whereto tourists flock in numbers? These gates are not simple entrances but are often rich in history. Many of them also have incredible architectural value. Keeping up with our own trend of unique themes, this May 2015 issue is exclusively on Gates. While there are innumerous gates across the world, we mainly focus on the more touristy ones. In this issue we also introduce the new section ‘Traveller in history’.