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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Blue skies over the Great Wall of China

15 June 2015

Colony to Nation, an American History Crash Course for Families

We share the perfect itinerary for learning about early American history in Philadelphia with your family.

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3 June 2015

Five Reasons to Visit Milan

We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.

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The never-ending Duomo

28 February 2015

Furry Friends in the National Gallery

From leaping dogs, to wide-eyed cats and squirming eels, the National Gallery is packed with paintings of animals. Our new…

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Pietro Longhi, The Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice, 1751
National Gallery, Room 39

15 September 2014

The Berges de Seine: A Riverbank Wonderland

Highlights of one of Paris’s recently developed urban spaces.

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Sara McCarty  |  2 Comments

7 September 2014

Secrets of the Samurai: Five Surprising Facts

Our of list of five intriguing secrets of the iconic samurai.

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Samurai during the Boshin War period 1860s, via Wikimedia Commons

14 May 2014

Docent Spotlight: Caroline Barron

We chat with docent Caroline Barron about all things London, from what books to read to where to find Roman London.

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13 May 2014

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.

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10 May 2014

Practical Facts: Visiting the Vatican with Kids

Visiting the Vatican with your kids? Make sure you have our handy list of tips to help make the experience easier.

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10 February 2014

Docent Spotlight: Flavie Thomas

We chat with Paris docent Flavie Thomas about what it’s like to lead family walks in the French capital.

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8 February 2014

Top Three Artworks for Families at the Prado

We discover the top Three Artworks for families at the Prado museum in Madrid with docent and art historian Alma Cross.

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30 January 2014

How to Visit Schönbrunn Palace with Kids

Schönbrunn Palace is Vienna’s most visited tourist attraction. We show you how to make it work with your kids!

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17 January 2014

Welcome to 2014

Co-founder and owner Paul Bennett talks a bit about what’s in store for Context Travel in 2014.

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