7 March 2014
France is famous, or perhaps infamous, for being a country of passion and heartbreak, of dangerous liasons and romantic rifts. We take you behind the scenes of one of the most scandalous and torrid tales of the 16th century.
3 March 2014
We give a little background on Tokyo’s fascinatingly unique cafe culture and suggest some places to stop on your next trip.
1 March 2014
Philadelphia is more than the Liberty Bell for those wanting to delve into American history. Our docent give their list of what to visit in lieu of the crowded monument.
25 February 2014
We’ve asked art historian Susan Steer to share the 5 Venetian painters you should know before your next visit to the lagoon.
18 February 2014
Looking to learn more about Beijing’s history? Discover our top ten books about China’s capital city.
15 February 2014
Cinema is one of the greatest ways to understand a culture. Docent Elisabetta Lodoli shares the Italian directors to know aside from Fellini.
12 February 2014
The unique covered passageways of Paris are a perfect place for a romantic stroll, in the chilly month of February.
10 February 2014
We chat with Paris docent Flavie Thomas about what it’s like to lead family walks in the French capital.
8 February 2014
We discover the top Three Artworks for families at the Prado museum in Madrid with docent and art historian Alma Cross.
30 January 2014
Schönbrunn Palace is Vienna’s most visited tourist attraction. We show you how to make it work with your kids!
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.
14 January 2014
Context docent and sommelier Preston Mohr shares the process and subtleties of Spanish Sherry, one of the most misunderstood wines of the world.
5 January 2014
Ever wondered why the grand Palazzo Barberini is decorated with bees? We share the secrets of Papal Crests in Rome.
27 December 2013
In Spain, the Christian holiday Epiphany (January 6) is fêted with flair. Our Spain specialist explains the tradition of the Roscón de Reyes.
13 December 2013
Where does Santa come from? We share the history behind St. Nicholas in Central Europe