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13 April 2014

Docent Spotlight: Richard Steiner

Docent Richard Steiner shares a bit about living life in Kyoto as an artisan.

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10 April 2014

Practical Facts: How to Visit a Temple

Here’s our guide to how to visit temples and shrines in China and Japan.

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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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8 December 2013

Context’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Ready for the holidays?  So are we!  We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…

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15 October 2013

10 Favorite Books Set In Japan

Add to your reading list with these books based in Japan and guess our last entry to win a copy of that book!

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1 July 2013

History Lesson: Gion Festival

July 1 kicks off one of the most important festivals in Kyoto, with parades and celebrations all month long.

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20 May 2013

Kyoto in Pictures

Get introduced to Context’s newest city, Kyoto, with our slideshow.

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14 March 2013

Enter A Japan Scavenger Hunt & Win

Enter our interactive scavenger hunt and win a free Japan walking seminar!

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21 December 2012

A Taste of Japan

Expansion manager Jessica Stewart gives a preview of what’s to come with Tokyo and Kyoto, the next Context cities to launch.

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Ritual and Religion