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8 June 2016

Selfie In Context

In May 2016, we hosted our first ever Selfie in Context contest. What is Selfie in Context, you ask? Perfect harmony between place and you. View the winning selfie plus a few of our favorites.

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Brian Costello  |  No Comments

Berlin Wall Selfie

25 May 2016

Touring the Colosseum with Kids

We sit down with docent Linda Nolan for her advice on how to bring the Colosseum to life for families.

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Paul Bennett  |  4 Comments

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24 May 2016

The Truth Behind Skip the Line Tickets in Rome

Many companies promise “skip the line” tickets for the city’s top sites, the Vatican, Colosseum, and Galleria Borghese. We get to the truth behind what “skip the line” really means.

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Emily Knight  |  4 Comments

non-reservation line - Vatican Museums

17 May 2016

Rome Beyond the Historic Center

These neighborhoods give you 5 great reasons to leave Rome’s historic center and explore.

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Emily Knight  |  1 Comment

Palazzo della Civiltà del Lavoro (known as the "Square Colosseum")

6 May 2016

5 Best Popes in History | list of popes

In the List of Popes, These Are the 5 Greatest Since the declaration of Habemus Papam – we have a…

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Valentina Ognissanti  |  No Comments

Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi

4 January 2016

5 Reasons to Visit Italy This Winter

We give you 5 reasons to spend your winter in Italy, a season when the peninsula comes to life.

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Zac Cady  |  No Comments

Home made gnocchi by Context docent Patrizia Cantini in Florence

6 December 2015

The Jubilee: What to Expect in Rome

December 8 begins a Jubilee Year in Rome. We take you through the history and what to expect.

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Luisa Grigoletto  |  No Comments

St. Peter's basilica

24 August 2015

Rome Eats

Our quick tips for putting together a satisfying foodie experience in Rome.

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Paul Bennett  |  1 Comment

Rome food market

12 June 2015

Why Gardens Matter

From Kyoto to Boston, we talk with docents around the network about the importance of gardens in their cities.

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Lindsay Poulin  |  2 Comments

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13 May 2015

Food Culture of the Italian Renaissance

Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.

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Luisa Grigoletto  |  2 Comments

Dosso Dossi, Witchcraft

25 April 2015

3 Heroines of WWII

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.

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Eleonora Fuser  |  2 Comments

A patrol of armed women in 1945

7 March 2015

Rome and Our Four Favorite Hidden Museums

Join us and our docents in a series of intimate museum lectures at four of our favorite off-the-beaten-path museums in Rome

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Martina Dalla Riva  |  1 Comment

Centrale Montemartini

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.

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Jessica Stewart  |  1 Comment

Barcelona - Palau de la Música

18 December 2014

The Perfect Gift: Artisanal Jewelry in Rome

Docent Theresa Potenza shares some tips on how to find Roman artisanal jewelry for the perfect holiday gift.

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Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

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19 August 2014

Celebrating Augustus, Rome’s First Emperor

On the 2000th anniversary of Augustus’ death, we discuss his legacy in Rome with archeologist Giulia Facchin.

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Martina Dalla Riva  |  No Comments

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11 August 2014

Five Unique Hotels in Rome

We share our favorite, unique accommodations in Rome – from former monasteries to art deco treasures.

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Garden at the Kolbe Hotel. Photo courtesy of Kolbe Hotel.
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