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25 April 2016

Positive Impacts of Tourism

Travel Broadens the Mind. Can tourism bring down walls? In short, can travel broaden the mind? Student Travel – Positive…

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15 April 2016

Notebook Boston: An Insider’s View of Beantown

Boston: From the Paul Revere House and Faneuil Hall to the Union Oyster House and All Points In-between One of the…

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Katie Kirchhoff  |  No Comments

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4 April 2016

How to Tour Westminster Abbey

  Few places across the British empire encapsulates all that is England more than gothic Westminster Abbey. Born from the…

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17 March 2016

The Best Craic In Dublin

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Contextuals here at Context Travel!  Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle or…

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Dublin

10 March 2016

Say Wat? 3 Bangkok Must See Temples

Bangkok: a city of layers. Shiny skyscrapers reflect gilded temples. Skytrains speed above above chugging canal boats, while the MRT’s…

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8 March 2016

Getting Around Athens – Sightseeing by foot, taxi or metro

Athens is a charming and compact city that is easy to explore by foot, by metro, or by taxi.

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Katie Nadworny  |  No Comments

Acropolis

1 March 2016

The Taste of Milan Beyond the Classics

On a recent trip to Milan, we set out to find out more about what the city has to offer culinarily.

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Luisa Grigoletto  |  No Comments

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12 February 2016

New Discoveries in Old London

London expert Sheila shares her time in London, full of discoveries and hidden finds.

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Sheila O'Donnell  |  No Comments

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21 January 2016

The Stories Behind Berlin’s Boulevards

What’s in a name? We look at the history behind the naming of Berlin’s biggest squares and boulevards.

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Stephanie Taralson  |  No Comments

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16 January 2016

The New Renwick: Dedicated to the Future of Art

Washington D.C.’s Renwick Gallery, home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s craft and decorative arts program, has been restored, reenergized, and…

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Katie Kirchhoff  |  No Comments

Renwick Stairwell Carpet

4 January 2016

5 Reasons to Visit Italy This Winter

We give you 5 reasons to spend your winter in Italy, a season when the peninsula comes to life.

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Zac Cady  |  No Comments

Home made gnocchi by Context docent Patrizia Cantini in Florence

12 November 2015

What Not to Miss in Naples, from the locals’ perspective

Our docents in Naples give their advice on the best places to visit while in the city.

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Bay of Naples, photo by  Luigi Scuderi for Context Travel

28 October 2015

Do “Zen Gardens” Really Exist?

Do Zen gardens really exist? Our Kyoto docents explore the world of Japanese gardens.

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Lara Budge  |  No Comments

Ginkaku-ji

7 October 2015

Hong Kong: Yesterday and Today

We look at the rapid urbanization of Hong Kong over the past 30 years.

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Hong Kong Now and Then

Photo credits: (top) China Mike / (bottom) Lily Heise

11 September 2015

How to Visit Dresden

We look at Dresden, a fascinating city that is our newest excursion from Berlin.

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Stephanie Taralson  |  No Comments

A renewed urban landscape

15 July 2015

Courting Controversy in London Architecture

Docent Kevin Childs navigates us through the thrilling and controversial architecture of London.

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Emily Knight  |  No Comments

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