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A Royal Weekend in London

September 23, 2014

"A great guide is worth her weight in gold. Clare from Context Travel had my daughter hanging on every word with her juicy stories about royal life at Kensington. The palace itself is fascinating, but touring it is a different experience with someone who can bring its history to life."

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Huffington Post

February 02, 2013

"Most travelers are now traveling independently, rather than traveling in groups, but are missing the intellectual stimulation provided by top-notch group tours. Context fills that void perfectly."

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Seeing London, Under Advisement

November 26, 2012

"The second most useful bit of advice was from a representative of Context Travel, a service that provides scholars as guides. To take a tour with Context Travel is to take a virtual graduate seminar in architecture or art. Her advice was to go deep, to look at something we were familiar with, but to look at it carefully and for a long time."

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Ad Travels - Getting Around Istanbul

"A highlight of [Pauline's] stay was a walking tour of the Tuileries Gardens conducted by the impressive, Europe-wide (many cities) Context Travel, whose highly-intellectual walking tours are led by Ph.D.-level guides and deal with profound subjects of cultural and historical importance."

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Luxe, Michelin, National Geographic, Fodor's, Frommer's

It makes us blush, but the best and most respected guidebooks have been recommending Context in all of its cities since its inception in 2002.


Rick Steves Recommends

All over Rick Steves' Europe, country, and city guides, he and his team recommend Context Travel.


Luxe Guides is a fan

Starting as a client, the publisher has long been a fan of Context in all its cities.


Frommer's Series of Guides

Pauline and her family have loved Context from the start in France, Italy, the UK and now everywhere.


Fodor's Travel Guides

From their city guides to their website, Fodor's has recommended Context as one of the best throughout the years.


Lonely Planet

Suggested as the highest quality option in many of their guides, Lonely Planet recommends Context.