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22 September 2016
We asked docents across our network to delve into the architecture and history of some special synagogues around the world, and help put diverse and tumultuous Jewish narratives in Context.
25 April 2016
Travel Broadens the Mind. Can tourism bring down walls? In short, can travel broaden the mind? Student Travel – Positive…
15 March 2016
Our insider tips for visiting the Orsay museum in Paris, a world-class collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art.
13 February 2016
Our experts share some special places to spend a perfect Valentine’s Day with your loved one.
1 February 2016
Using “The Physiology of Taste” (1825) and our docents’ advice as a guide, we explore the anatomy of a French meal.
12 June 2015
From Kyoto to Boston, we talk with docents around the network about the importance of gardens in their cities.
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.