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15 July 2015
Docent Kevin Childs navigates us through the thrilling and controversial architecture of London.
30 June 2015
We share some insight into the rise and potential fall of authentic Murano glass in Venice.
12 June 2015
From Kyoto to Boston, we talk with docents around the network about the importance of gardens in their cities.
7 June 2015
We’ve teamed up with Taste Hungary to offer some Deep Travel experiences in Budapest that combine culture and cuisine.
3 June 2015
We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.
23 May 2015
To mark the launch of our programs in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France manager Sara shares here 5 incentives for traveling south.
15 May 2015
Our firsthand account of our time at TBEX Costa Brava….from an unexpected guest blogger.
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.
6 May 2015
We share a few oasis’s in the city to help you forget the crowds inside popular London sites.
25 April 2015
When remembering the history of WWII, the important role of women is often lost. To celebrate Liberation Day in Italy we highlight 3 heroines of WWII.
14 April 2015
We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.
9 April 2015
Paul shares the story behind the meaning of the word docent and why it’s so important to Context.
2 April 2015
A slideshow depicting some hills in Rio which provide alternative viewpoints to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ Redeemer.
11 March 2015
Expansion manager Lily Heise shares her adventures through South America and talks about what’s on the horizon for Context.
9 March 2015
Istanbul manager Katie gives us a personal look into why you should visit the city in 2015.