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7 September 2015
We sit down with docent and local food expert Helena Vaello to dive into the deeper meaning of tapas and tavernas in the Spanish capital.
17 July 2015
On the 79th anniversary of the start of the Spanish Civil War, we look at what led up to this historic time in Spain’s history.
4 May 2015
Spain manager Sara shares the story behind Goya’s haunting works “The 2nd of May 1808” and “The 3rd of May 1808”, which hang in the Museo del Prado.
8 February 2014
We discover the top Three Artworks for families at the Prado museum in Madrid with docent and art historian Alma Cross.
14 January 2014
Context docent and sommelier Preston Mohr shares the process and subtleties of Spanish Sherry, one of the most misunderstood wines of the world.
27 December 2013
In Spain, the Christian holiday Epiphany (January 6) is fêted with flair. Our Spain specialist explains the tradition of the Roscón de Reyes.
11 June 2013
Skip that taxi by learning some practical tips for traveling from the airport in Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid.
7 May 2013
Who are the Spanish Bourbons? We look at some of the highlights of their 300 year reign.
13 March 2013
Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.
10 September 2012
A selection of exhibitions worth traveling for!
23 April 2012
Food writer Vicky Hayward gives us some insight on the history of Tapas and other Spanish culinary traditions
27 March 2012
Six memorable meals and snacks in six different cities.
14 February 2012
Learn about our new Summer Camp program. How it works and how you could take advantage of it!
31 January 2012
At Context, our philosophy has always been about promoting and protecting the cultural heritage in each of the cities in…
7 October 2011
All this month on the Context blog, we’ll be deciding the Context ‘City of Literature’ for 2011. Our docents in…
13 September 2011
Art historian and docent Almudena Cros picks the best and most interesting shows opening in Madrid this Fall