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7 June 2015

Authentic Flavors of Budapest

We’ve teamed up with Taste Hungary to offer some Deep Travel experiences in Budapest that combine culture and cuisine.


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Jewish Hungarian Meal

2 January 2015

Around the World with Art Nouveau

We survey our docents about their favorite Art Nouveau buildings to show how this truly international style left a lasting legacy across the globe.


Jessica Stewart  |  1 Comment

Barcelona - Palau de la Música

9 December 2014

Hanukkah in Budapest

Our docent and Jewish culture expert Kata Vincze takes us on a journey through Hanukkah in the Hungarian capital.


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7 December 2014

Insider Guide: Christmas Markets in Central Europe

Our local experts offer the inside story of Central Europe’s best Christmas Markets.


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Courtesy Wien Info

16 October 2014

Practical Facts: Traveling Central Europe by Train

Quick, easy, and well-connected, train travel through Central Europe is one of the best ways to move from city to city.


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14 August 2014

Practical Facts: How to Visit Budapest’s Baths

With 118 natural springs, Budapest has more thermal water springs than any other world capital. We take you through how to navigate the city’s numerous bath houses.


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Széchenyi Baths. Photo by Alex Proimos.

30 April 2014

Contemporary Budapest & the Architecture of Politics

Contemporary Budapest is the perfect place for uncovering Hungary’s political history both ancient and modern, by looking at its architecture and urban planning.


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Chain Bridge via Wiki Commons

12 March 2014

Practical Facts: How to Navigate Budapest

From tipping to taxis, our best advice on how to navigate the Hungarian capital successfully.


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17 January 2014

Welcome to 2014

Co-founder and owner Paul Bennett talks a bit about what’s in store for Context Travel in 2014.


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13 December 2013

Where does Santa come from? St. Nicholas in Central Europe

Where does Santa come from? We share the history behind St. Nicholas in Central Europe


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Krampus and Saint Nicholas visit a Viennese home in 1896

8 December 2013

Context’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Ready for the holidays?  So are we!  We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together…


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5 July 2013

First Friday: Behind the Scenes at Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts

Go behind the scenes of a world class museum and learn its secrets.


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13 March 2013

Practical Facts: How to Tip When Abroad

Our guide to tipping across our European and Asian cities is full of surprises.


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Parisian cafe

27 December 2012

Discovering Józsefváros, the Palace District

An interview with docent Enikő Békés gives us insight into our newest walk in Budapest.


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Károlyi Csekonics Palace

29 November 2012

December Discount in Vienna, Prague, and Budapest

In celebration of the holidays, Context is gifting a 15% discount on private walks booking in Vienna, Prague, and Budapest during the month of December for travel in 2013.


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belvedere, vienna, austria

26 September 2012

Eating in Budapest: 5 Questions with Carolyn Bánfalvi

Author and culinary expert Carolyn Bánfalvi answers our questions about eating in Budapest.


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Dobos torta