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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.


Lily Heise  |  No Comments

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14 January 2014

Understanding Spanish Sherry

Context docent and sommelier Preston Mohr shares the process and subtleties of Spanish Sherry, one of the most misunderstood wines of the world.


Preston Mohr  |  No Comments


27 December 2013

Roscón de Reyes: A cake made for a King (or Queen)!

In Spain, the Christian holiday Epiphany (January 6) is fêted with flair. Our Spain specialist explains the tradition of the Roscón de Reyes.


Sara McCarty  |  No Comments

Roscón de Reyes

11 June 2013

Practical Facts: Getting to the Airport in Paris, Madrid & Barcelona

Skip that taxi by learning some practical tips for traveling from the airport in Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid.


Genevieve Timmins  |  3 Comments

Paris metro

7 May 2013

History Lesson: Bourbons in Spain

Who are the Spanish Bourbons? We look at some of the highlights of their 300 year reign.


Courtney Delaunay  |  No Comments


13 March 2013

Practical Facts: How to Tip When Abroad

Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.


Whitney Webster  |  4 Comments

Parisian cafe

10 September 2012

Exhibitions you shouldn’t miss this Fall

A selection of exhibitions worth traveling for!


Petulia  |  No Comments

Gauguin-Te vaa

23 April 2012

Telling the story behind Tapas

Food writer Vicky Hayward gives us some insight on the history of Tapas and other Spanish culinary traditions


Petulia  |  2 Comments


27 March 2012

Memorable meals around Europe

Six memorable meals and snacks in six different cities.


Petulia  |  No Comments


14 February 2012

Summer Camp in Paris

Learn about our new Summer Camp program. How it works and how you could take advantage of it!


Petulia  |  6 Comments


31 January 2012

Off the Beaten Path: Tours in the Public Interest

At Context, our philosophy has always been about promoting and protecting the cultural heritage in each of the cities in…


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments


7 October 2011

The Case for Madrid (Context City of Literature 2011)

All this month on the Context blog, we’ll be deciding the Context ‘City of Literature’ for 2011. Our docents in…


Rob  |  4 Comments

Don Quixote

13 September 2011

Our favorite exhibitions opening in Madrid this Fall

Art historian and docent Almudena Cros picks the best and most interesting shows opening in Madrid this Fall


almu  |  No Comments

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13 July 2011

5 Tips for Photographing Your Vacation

Over the past few years I’ve spent quite a lot of time photographing the Context cities, whether it be for…


Jessica Stewart  |  4 Comments

26 March 2011

Context Travel Launches Mobility Program

Context Travel announces the launch of its Mobility Program, dedicated to accessible travel.


Megan  |  3 Comments


15 February 2011

What’s on in Madrid-early Spring 2011

A few suggestions for exhibitions and events happening this Spring in Madrid


almu  |  3 Comments