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13 May 2015
Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.
4 May 2015
Spain manager Sara shares the story behind Goya’s haunting works “The 2nd of May 1808″ and “The 3rd of May 1808″, which hang in the Museo del Prado.
14 April 2015
We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.
28 February 2015
From leaping dogs, to wide-eyed cats and squirming eels, the National Gallery is packed with paintings of animals. Our new…
24 February 2015
A slideshow highlighting the Mudéjar style of architecture in Seville and its characteristics.
17 November 2014
We chat with Amsterdam docent Lora Sariaslan about art and life in the city.
13 November 2014
We explore the Uffizi Gallery in Florence to discover the origins of ideal beauty in the Renaissance.
6 November 2014
Though the eponymous Pergamon Altar has now closed until 2019, there’s still plenty of treasures to explore in this world-class museum.
20 October 2014
In celebration of the Picasso Museum’s reopening, here are five sites around Paris linked to this influential 20th century artist.
8 October 2014
We chat with art historian Georgina Gluzman about our newest Context city Buenos Aires.
21 July 2014
Our Paris docents detail their favorite excursions from Paris, including unique castles, artist villages and seaside towns.
23 June 2014
We recently sat down with our docent and design journalist Suzanne Wales, who leads our Made in Barcelona walk, to learn more about the Barcelona “school” of design, its roots and the current trends of today.
16 June 2014
Many companies promise “skip the line” tickets for the city’s top sites, the Vatican, Colosseum, and Galleria Borghese. We get to the truth behind what “skip the line” really means.
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.
10 May 2014
Visiting the Vatican with your kids? Make sure you have our handy list of tips to help make the experience easier.