1 June 2015
Historically home to the city’s Greeks and Jews, Fener and Balat are two of Istanbul’s most beautiful and cultural neighborhoods.
23 May 2015
To mark the launch of our programs in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France manager Sara shares here 5 incentives for traveling south.
18 May 2015
Just 30 minutes from Kyoto, Nara makes an easy day trip.
15 May 2015
Our firsthand account of our time at TBEX Costa Brava….from an unexpected guest blogger.
13 May 2015
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.
6 May 2015
We share a few oasis’s in the city to help you forget the crowds inside popular London sites.
4 May 2015
Spain manager Sara shares the story behind Goya’s haunting works “The 2nd of May 1808” and “The 3rd of May 1808”, which hang in the Museo del Prado.
1 May 2015
May 1 is the 150th anniversary of Vienna’s Ringstrasse. Join us on a fascinating journey through its history.
28 April 2015
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.
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.
22 April 2015
We look at the best beers and wines of Berlin, Prague, and Vienna with our experts.
17 April 2015
We look at the history behind Le Bon Marché and other department stores, telling the story of how they revolutionized Parisian fashion.
14 April 2015
We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.
9 April 2015
Paul shares the story behind the meaning of the word docent and why it’s so important to Context.
2 April 2015
A slideshow depicting some hills in Rio which provide alternative viewpoints to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ Redeemer.