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25 April 2016
Travel Broadens the Mind. Can tourism bring down walls? In short, can travel broaden the mind? Student Travel – Positive…
22 February 2016
Cartagena and the Alex Rocha Youth Center | barrio, Cartagena, deep travel, English, volunteering, youth
Interview with Cartagena docent Alex Rocha, founder of the Alexander Rocha Youth Center, the focus of our Deep Travel experience on The Barrio, visiting and volunteering in San Francisco walk.
15 March 2014
We talked with two former winners of the Context apprenticeship program in Florence to see how things have come full circle since it began in 2008.
10 February 2013
Former docent Rebekah Junkermeier introduces us to the Sustainable Preservation Initiative.
14 December 2012
The Context Foundation grew its investments in cultural heritage and transformative travel 32% in 2012. What’s new for 2013.
15 July 2012
Hi, my name is Kate and last spring I had the opportunity to live and work in Rome, Italy. Working…
17 June 2012
The ancient Via Lata, of which the modern Via del Corso retraces the route, was the urban part of the…
31 January 2012
At Context, our philosophy has always been about promoting and protecting the cultural heritage in each of the cities in…
22 January 2012
Context began as a protest. I love travel. But, to be honest, I hate the travel industry, which is one…
21 March 2011
Today is my final day in Rome. The experience is bitter sweet because I have grown to really love this…
20 March 2011
As Rome fell to the invasions of barbarians, Romans in northeastern Italy fled to a group of marshy islands in…
19 March 2011
Today we woke up super early to catch our train to the city of Venezia. I fell asleep on the three hour train ride and as I got off the train I was basically sleep walking. As I walked in to the Fascist built train station, I stumbled upon a beautiful view of the Grand Canal – that woke me right up.
19 March 2011
As my docent Tom said, “There is no Fascist architecture, it’s just architecture during the Fascist period.” The Fascist period…
18 March 2011
Imagine being in the oldest building in your city that you walk past everyday because it’s not modern. Now imagine…
17 March 2011
Three words – Vatican All Day! My day was filled with golden arches, beautiful frescoes, and 10 foot tall sculptures.