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2 January 2015

Around the World with Art Nouveau

We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.


Jessica Stewart  |  1 Comment

Barcelona - Palau de la Música

17 September 2014

One World Trade Center, Building without Expression

Architectural conservator Hansel Hernandez-Navarro shares his opinion of 1 World Trade Center.


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments

Downtown Manhattan in 2012, showing 1 WTC, on the far left,  under construction. Photo by David C Jones

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…


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments


22 July 2013

5 Sustainable Shopping Finds in Brooklyn

Docent Chantal Martineau shares her favorite sustainable shopping finds in Brookyln.


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Brooklyn Grange. © Gonzlaught

4 March 2013

In Focus: Eating Globally in Jackson Heights

Eat your way around the globe with our picks from Jackson Heights, Queens.


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La Nueva Bakery & Cafe

17 February 2013

In Focus: Presidential Trivia

Test your American history knowledge with our presidential trivia.


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Context President's Day Trivia

20 November 2012

Travel Tuesday: History of Wall Street

Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing short videos from Context docents and staff to take you inside what makes us tick. Go inside New York’s financial history in our first clip.


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

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11 September 2012

From New York City: the cultural lineup for the season

Rebecca Dezell selects some of noteworthy events taking place in New York City this fall.


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8 August 2012

Summer Evenings in the City

Late summer can be a tough time to visit the city. The pavement and buildings can trap the heat making…


Carolyn Macuga  |  1 Comment

Evening Walking Tours

15 March 2012

Spring Weekend Getaway in New York City

Everyone has their favorite season for visiting New York City, but we think the early spring, when the trees and…


Carolyn Macuga  |  3 Comments

Spring walking tour in New York City

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  |  13 Comments


13 February 2012

A unique night in Grand Central Station, NYC

We discover some exciting spots inside Grand Central Station, New York City


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Campbell Apartment NYC

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


29 December 2011

Five Walks That Rocked 2011

We have selected some of our favorite walking tours of 2011. You can read about them here, and let us know what you’d like to see in our cities in 2012.


Petulia  |  No Comments

Casanova in Venice

27 November 2011

Meet the expert: Q&A with Melissa Biggs Bradley

Context Travels interviews Indagare founder Melissa Biggs Bradley. She tells us about her passion for travel and discovery


Petulia  |  2 Comments

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16 September 2011

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial

Although construction proceeds apace on the skycrapers that will fill the void on the tip of Manhattan, the 9/11 Memorial…


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