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28 April 2015

Athens Beyond the Acropolis

Don’t limited yourself to the Acropolis in Athens. We give you a few good reasons to go out and explore other areas of the city.

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Katie Nadworny  |  No Comments

Athens Beyond The Acropolis

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

22 April 2015

Beers & Wines of Central Europe

We look at the best beers and wines of Berlin, Prague, and Vienna with our experts.

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Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments

Pilsner Urquell at Cafe Savoy

17 April 2015

Le Bon Marché: The Other French Revolution

We look at the history behind Le Bon Marché and other department stores, telling the story of how they revolutionized Parisian fashion.

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Lindsay Poulin  |  No Comments

Up and Down.

14 April 2015

4 Reasons to Explore Tuscany

We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.

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Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

View of the Val d'Orcia

9 April 2015

Docent, in a Word

Paul shares the story behind the meaning of the word docent and why it’s so important to Context.

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Paul Bennett  |  4 Comments

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2 April 2015

Alternative Rio Vistas

A slideshow depicting some hills in Rio which provide alternative viewpoints to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ Redeemer.

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Lily Heise  |  2 Comments

Dois Irmaos

21 March 2015

TBEX Deep Travel Blogger Contest

Are you a blogger going to TBEX? Join our contest and win some special prizes.

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Natalie Holmes  |  1 Comment

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19 March 2015

Five Off-Beat French Cheeses

Looking to try something new in Paris? Docent and culinary expert Preston Mohr shares five offbeat cheeses to nibble on your next trip.

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16 March 2015

Practical Facts: Using Shanghai’s Metro

Scared of the metro in Shanghai? Don’t be. We have a quick guide to make things easy on you.

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Sophie  |  2 Comments

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11 March 2015

From Paris to Rio with Lily Heise

Expansion manager Lily Heise shares her adventures through South America and talks about what’s on the horizon for Context.

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Jessica Stewart  |  1 Comment

Lily Great Wall

9 March 2015

Why You Should Visit Istanbul in 2015

Istanbul manager Katie gives us a personal look into why you should visit the city in 2015.

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Katie Nadworny  |  6 Comments

Rainbow Steps in Cihangir

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

28 February 2015

Furry Friends in the National Gallery

From leaping dogs, to wide-eyed cats and squirming eels, the National Gallery is packed with paintings of animals. Our new…

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Emily Knight  |  No Comments

Pietro Longhi, The Exhibition of a Rhinoceros at Venice, 1751
National Gallery, Room 39

24 February 2015

Mudéjar Architecture in Seville

A slideshow highlighting the Mudéjar style of architecture in Seville and its characteristics.

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Sara McCarty  |  2 Comments

Real Alcázar

10 February 2015

Practical Facts: How to Navigate Buenos Aires

Lily Heise shares insight on how to navigate the newest Context city – Buenos Aires.

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