I recently had the opportunity to visit the stately Palazzo d’epoca, Palazzo Magnani Feroni, in the Oltrarno neighborhood. Some of our regular clients have recommended this historic palace, telling us that the ideal location and customer service is top-rate. Although…Read more
Accommodation – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news and updates about accommodation around the world? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts about hotels, apartments, B&Bs, and alternate accommodation experiences around the world, from Rome to Rio. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for how to have a great stay in over 40 cities, put together by local experts as well as Context staff. From high-end hotels to local flats, we provide an intellectually curious take on how best to stay in cities across the globe—or in your home city.
The Context vision is to create an atmosphere—a context, if you will—for curious travelers to engage with local experts; to give them access to places and cultures that might otherwise remain out of sight to the casual visitor; to invite them off the tourist track and into the real life of the people, history, and culture that makes these cultural capitals amazing. In other words, to travel deeper. Deep travel helps build cultural bridges that foster tolerance and understanding. But it doesn’t just change travelers. It changes places, too. Deep Travel connects locals with smart, curious outsiders, making the world a little smaller and a little more connected.
There’s no shortage of hotels in Paris. But finding the right mixture of style, comfort, and service can sometimes be challenging. So, when our friend, the novelist Sam Nortey, told us about Jays Paris we were excited.Read more
Just a few weeks ago my friend Francesca suggested I contact her friend Stefania who had just opened a B&B in her Roman villa. I followed Francesca’s advice, and went to see Villa D’Achiardi. Stefania, the owner and manager of…Read more
In February I was lucky enough to be introduced to a wonderful bed and breakfast located in the San Polo district by Context docent Carla Cassano. As we wove through the streets of Venice and past the famed Frari church,…Read more
Context keeps an apartment in the Trastevere neighborhood of Rome for our family to use. We are now making that apartment available for our clients’ use as well. Check here to see if the 3 bedroom flat is empty during…Read more