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In Context
Our insights for visiting the great cities of the world.
Nov. 14, 2019
We at Context are all about giving you more than a typical tour. You travel with us to get more than a cursory glance and rote information about a city: you travel with us to learn from PhD- and MA-level guides who can stoke your... Read More
Nov. 12, 2019
Venice is a magical city—any traveler who’s been can tell us that. But how can we make sure that this magical experience extends to our smallest budding scholars as well? Finding interesting and engaging sights and sounds for us ... Read More
Nov. 8, 2019
Throughout most of its history (in AD at least), Rome has been the home of powerful and ambitious papal nobility. These nobles left their mark not only on Rome's history, but also on the physical fabric of the city: each family h... Read More
Nov. 6, 2019
On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall—the final physical and symbolic vestige of the Iron Curtain—fell. As the whole world celebrated, the event was actually met with mixed emotion in Berlin itself. Initial excitement soured as Be... Read More
Nov. 4, 2019
Context was founded with sustainability in mind and—as a certified B Corp since 2011—responsible travel is something we’ve thought about for many years. As criticism of travel’s negative impact (disturbed social fabrics, carbon p... Read More

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