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21 July 2015
As the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death approaches (July 29, 2015), we sat down with docent and art historian Lora Sariaslan, who leads our Van Gogh Museum Seminar, to dive deeper into the enigmatic artists’s personal history, creative spirit, and cultural legacy.
3 June 2015
We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.
15 May 2015
Our firsthand account of our time at TBEX Costa Brava….from an unexpected guest blogger.
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.
7 March 2015
Join us and our docents in a series of intimate museum lectures at four of our favorite off-the-beaten-path museums in Rome
9 December 2014
Our docent and Jewish culture expert Kata Vincze takes us on a journey through Hanukkah in the Hungarian capital.
7 December 2014
Our local experts offer the inside story of Central Europe’s best Christmas Markets.
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.
22 April 2014
Vienna docent and art historian Lisa Regan, reports on the Albertina’s new exhibition, which has one of Dürer’s iconic images on display through June 29th.
6 April 2014
Slow Art Day is a global event that has taken place annually for the last five years across the globe. We interview Amsterdam Docent Claire Bown to find out more.
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.
13 December 2013
Where does Santa come from? We share the history behind St. Nicholas in Central Europe
11 December 2013
With Christmas fast approaching, you may be wondering which service to attend in Rome. We have your answers here.
23 November 2013
Learn about Passports with Purpose and win some great travel prizes for a good cause.
8 November 2013
As the London Tube turns 150, we look at some fun, quirky facts about its history and use, past and present.