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2 January 2015
We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.
1 November 2014
Docent and architectural historian Celia Marin shares some interesting facts about El Raval, Barcelona’s former bohemian center and red light district, now one of the city’s most up-and-coming districts.
23 October 2014
These neighborhoods give you 5 great reasons to leave Rome’s historic center and explore.
27 September 2014
Discovering modernista architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, designer of the Palau de la Musica and UNESCO World Heritage site Hospital Sant Pau, with the help of our Context Barcelona docents.
17 September 2014
Architectural conservator Hansel Hernandez-Navarro shares his opinion of 1 World Trade Center.
12 September 2014
A walk through Berlin’s fascinating 20th century architecture.
19 August 2014
On the 2000th anniversary of Augustus’ death, we discuss his legacy in Rome with archeologist Giulia Facchin.
14 August 2014
With 118 natural springs, Budapest has more thermal water springs than any other world capital. We take you through how to navigate the city’s numerous bath houses.
28 July 2014
Our docents give the best tips and tricks for how to explore the incredible site of Pompeii, just a short trip from Naples.
21 July 2014
Our Paris docents detail their favorite excursions from Paris, including unique castles, artist villages and seaside towns.
11 July 2014
This month we spotlight Athens’ docent and historian Vassilios Dalamagas, who shares his love of his city and Greek history with us.
4 July 2014
25 years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall, we examine its continued impact on the city.
10 June 2014
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.
23 May 2014
In anticipation of her new book, Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade, we speak with docent Anna Greenspan about the city’s future.
10 May 2014
Visiting the Vatican with your kids? Make sure you have our handy list of tips to help make the experience easier.
30 April 2014
Contemporary Budapest is the perfect place for uncovering Hungary’s political history both ancient and modern, by looking at its architecture and urban planning.