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15 August 2016

The Palio is Life. Siena’s Historic Horse Race Explained

The Palio in Siena is one of the most historic horse races in the world, attracting thousands of international spectators…


Luisa Grigoletto  |  No Comments

Horse on a hill

11 August 2016

Traveling the Depths of Favelas and Soccer in Rio de Janeiro

Reflection on deep travel philosophy, recent trip to Rio de Janeiro and Future of Favela walk with New York native and Context client Amy Richards.


Amber Daniela Nelson  |  No Comments

visiting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro

15 June 2016

Tartan: Top 10 things to know about Scotland’s famous fabric

Tartan is synonymous with Scottish identity, and the focus of many a myth. We’ve woven together the top ten things to know about Scotland’s famous fabric, and smashed some stereotypes along the way.


Petulia  |  No Comments

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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


16 May 2016

In the Footsteps of Capability Brown

From Blenheim Palace to Highclere Castle, We Explore Capability Brown’s Most Notable English Landscapes We’re having a particularly British dream: Gently rolling…


Petulia  |  No Comments

highclere castle

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

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


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

3 December 2015

Festive December in Milan and the Celebration of St. Ambrose

Some insider tips on what makes Milan special during the month of December.


Sarah Branduardi  |  No Comments

A traditional Panettone from Cova pastry shop. 
Photo by Sarah Branduardi for Context Travel

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.


Luisa Grigoletto  |  No Comments

Bay of Naples, photo by  Luigi Scuderi for Context Travel

5 August 2015

Exploring the Great Wall of China

So large in scope, we break down the different sections of the Great Wall of China and what they have to offer.


Sophie  |  No Comments

Blue skies over the Great Wall of China