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16 March 2015
Scared of the metro in Shanghai? Don’t be. We have a quick guide to make things easy on you.
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.
5 August 2014
Learn a bit more about the principles of hot and cold food in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
23 May 2014
In anticipation of her new book, Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade, we speak with docent Anna Greenspan about the city’s future.
10 April 2014
Here’s our guide to how to visit temples and shrines in China and Japan.
25 January 2014
As we begin the Year of the Horse, we share some history and background on how Chinese New Year is celebrated in China.
17 January 2014
Co-founder and owner Paul Bennett talks a bit about what’s in store for Context Travel in 2014.
8 December 2013
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…
28 August 2013
Shopping in China? Learn what to buy and what to skip.
16 July 2013
Our experts give you an introductory lesson to understanding tea in China.
3 April 2013
Follow our tips and dine like a local in China.
13 March 2013
Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.
12 November 2012
An interview with food writer, former chef, and Context docent Christopher St. Cavish takes you inside the delicious world of Shanghai’s cuisine.
31 July 2012
We sat down with Marissa Fox, a young curator in Shanghai, to chat about the city’s contemporary art scene, what’s…
18 July 2012
Few things have been as thrilling for me at Context as opening our China branches this year in Shanghai and…