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8 June 2016

Selfie In Context

In May 2016, we hosted our first ever Selfie in Context contest. What is Selfie in Context, you ask? Perfect harmony between place and you. View the winning selfie plus a few of our favorites.


Brian Costello  |  No Comments

Berlin Wall Selfie

25 May 2016

Touring the Colosseum with Kids

We sit down with docent Linda Nolan for her advice on how to bring the Colosseum to life for families.


Paul Bennett  |  4 Comments


24 May 2016

The Truth Behind Skip the Line Tickets in Rome

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.


Emily Knight  |  4 Comments

non-reservation line - Vatican Museums

6 May 2016

5 Best Popes in History

In the List of Popes, These Are the 5 Greatest Since the declaration of Habemus Papam – we have a…


Valentina Ognissanti  |  No Comments

Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi

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…


Lindsay Poulin  |  No Comments

Destyni and Ana at Eiffel Tower

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…


Katie Kirchhoff  |  No Comments

Notebook Boston Front and Back Covers on White  Background

1 April 2016

7 Best Paintings at Vienna’s KHM

Great things come in fours.  Good luck requires four leaves on a clover, four seasons round out the personality of…


Stephanie Taralson  |  No Comments

Junge Frau bei der Toilette by Giovanni Bellini

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…


Sheila O'Donnell  |  No Comments


15 March 2016

How to Tour the Musée d’Orsay

Our insider tips for visiting the Orsay museum in Paris, a world-class collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.


Sara McCarty  |  No Comments


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…


Lara Budge  |  No Comments


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.


Katie Nadworny  |  No Comments


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.


Luisa Grigoletto  |  No Comments

Bar Luce-1

12 February 2016

New Discoveries in Old London

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


Sheila O'Donnell  |  No Comments

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26 January 2016

How To Stay Cool in Melbourne

As the northern hemisphere lies in the midst of chilly and dark days, our distant neighbours in the South, or…


Lara Budge  |  No Comments


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…


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.


Zac Cady  |  No Comments

Home made gnocchi by Context docent Patrizia Cantini in Florence