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6 May 2016

5 Best Popes in History

In the List of Popes, These Are the 5 Greatest Since the declaration of Habemus Papam – we have a…


Valentina Ognissanti  |  No Comments

Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi

16 January 2016

The New Renwick: Dedicated to the Future of Art

Washington D.C.’s Renwick Gallery, home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s craft and decorative arts program, has been restored, reenergized, and…


Katie Kirchhoff  |  No Comments

Renwick Stairwell Carpet

2 April 2015

Alternative Rio Vistas

A slideshow depicting some hills in Rio which provide alternative viewpoints to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ Redeemer.


Jessica Stewart  |  2 Comments

Dois Irmaos

10 February 2015

Practical Facts: How to Navigate Buenos Aires

Lily Heise shares insight on how to navigate the newest Context city – Buenos Aires.


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

Buenos Aires bus

11 August 2014

Five Unique Hotels in Rome

We share our favorite, unique accommodations in Rome – from former monasteries to art deco treasures.


Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments

Garden at the Kolbe Hotel. Photo courtesy of Kolbe Hotel.

16 July 2014

3 Reasons to Skip a Gondola in Venice

We give you three good reasons not to spend on a gondola ride the next time you are in Venice.


Emily Knight  |  No Comments


23 November 2013

Passports with Purpose 2013: Bloggers Making a Difference

Learn about Passports with Purpose and win some great travel prizes for a good cause.


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments


28 August 2013

Practical Facts: Shopping in China

Shopping in China? Learn what to buy and what to skip.


Sophie  |  No Comments


29 July 2013

Best Beach Trips Outside Rome

As summer heats up, find our suggestions for the best beaches to visit outside of Rome.


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

Panoramic view of Santa Marinella beach

11 June 2013

Practical Facts: Getting to the Airport in Paris, Madrid & Barcelona

Skip that taxi by learning some practical tips for traveling from the airport in Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid.


Genevieve Timmins  |  3 Comments

Paris metro

7 August 2012

Alternatives to walking tours: other ways to discover a city

What are the best alternatives to walking when visiting a new city? We’ve selected a few of our favorites.


Petulia  |  5 Comments

bikes in Paris

11 May 2012

China Visas – What You Need to Know

What to do when you need a visa to China and you have not planned in advance.


Paul Bennett  |  1 Comment


15 March 2012

Spring Weekend Getaway in New York City

Everyone has their favorite season for visiting New York City, but we think the early spring, when the trees and…


Carolyn Macuga  |  3 Comments

Spring walking tour in New York City

12 December 2011

Five Free Holiday Activities in Philadelphia

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and amidst the shopping crunch we all need to take little time to revel in…


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments

Since 1956 the historic department store Wanamakers has been entertaining shoppers with its festive holiday light and music show,

27 July 2011

Summer Activities in Paris

What to do in Paris during the Summer? We take a look at various options!


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

cinema en plein air

5 May 2011

Cozy Accommodations in Boston

One of our favorite ways to travel is to stay in small inns, guesthouses and bed and breakfasts. We feel…


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments

Beacon Hill