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23 May 2015
To mark the launch of our programs in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France manager Sara shares here 5 incentives for traveling south.
25 April 2015
When remembering the history of WWII, the important role of women is often lost. To celebrate Liberation Day in Italy we highlight 3 heroines of WWII.
17 April 2015
We look at the history behind Le Bon Marché and other department stores, telling the story of how they revolutionized Parisian fashion.
19 March 2015
Looking to try something new in Paris? Docent and culinary expert Preston Mohr shares five offbeat cheeses to nibble on your next trip.
11 March 2015
Expansion manager Lily Heise shares her adventures through South America and talks about what’s on the horizon for Context.
28 January 2015
We share ten facts about the rich history of the Paris metro.
2 January 2015
We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.
2 December 2014
Paris-based cocktail expert Forest Collins shares her advice for the perfect holiday cocktail and the special recipe made specially for Context!
11 November 2014
With the centennial of WWI, we’ve compiled four important sites, museums and exhibits linked to the Great War in and around Paris.
20 October 2014
In celebration of the Picasso Museum’s reopening, here are five sites around Paris linked to this influential 20th century artist.
15 September 2014
Highlights of one of Paris’s recently developed urban spaces.
30 August 2014
Five useful tips on exploring offbeat Lyon, UNESCO Heritage city, gastronomic center and second largest city of France.
21 July 2014
Our Paris docents detail their favorite excursions from Paris, including unique castles, artist villages and seaside towns.
10 June 2014
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.
20 May 2014
We explore the “locavore” movement taking hold across Parisian kitchens.
7 March 2014
France is famous, or perhaps infamous, for being a country of passion and heartbreak, of dangerous liasons and romantic rifts. We take you behind the scenes of one of the most scandalous and torrid tales of the 16th century.