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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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17 November 2013

Win a free Context Family Walk in Italy (and a drawing kit!)

Want to win a free family walk in Italy? Learn how to enter our contest and win!

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Learning on our Daily Life in Venice for Families

23 October 2013

The Cotswolds in a Day

Curious about visiting the Cotswolds? Here’s our advice on how to plan a day in the area.

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8 October 2013

In Focus: Berlin’s East Side Gallery

Take a detailed look at the art along the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall – the East Side Gallery.

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The Wall Jump by French artist Gabriel Heimler depicts a larger than life character stepping effortlessly over the Wall. The image shows not one but two walls, and this is in fact a good representation of reality: the GDR built two structures on the East side, with the gap in between a no man’s land, making it all the more difficult to escape across the border.

11 May 2013

Expert Tips: Traveling to Rome with a Baby

Native Roman and new mom shares some tips for traveling to Rome with a baby.

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1 April 2013

Preparing Your Children to Learn About the Holocaust

Some resources to help parents prepare their children the difficult topic of the Holocaust.

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Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Berlin

8 February 2013

Kid-Friendly Activities in Istanbul

Taking the family to Istanbul? See our list of must-do activities for kids in the city.

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Learn about the Sultan's life at the Topkapi Palace

4 February 2013

6 Spots to Mingle with Roman Families

Have you ever wondered where native Romans spend time with their children? Let us tell you.

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21 January 2013

Best Hands-on Activities for Traveling Families

Looking for something active and hands-on for your family? See our list of picks from across our cities.

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11 July 2012

6 of the Best Day Trips from Edinburgh

Edinburgh based travel writer and train aficionado Jools Stone recommends six of his favorite day trips from the Scottish capital.

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10 July 2012

London (and the UK) Beyond the 2012 Games

A few alternatives for visitors to London who are not interested in the Olympic Games

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14 June 2012

“A Capitol Fourth”: Celebrating in D.C.

Throughout America, from big cities to backyard BBQs, Independence Day is celebrated each July 4. But few places offer the…

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14 May 2012

Venice Through a Kid’s Eyes

Last week I went to Venice and I saw a lot of things. Here are my favorites:   1. In…

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