Our local experts offer the inside story of Central Europe’s best Christmas Markets.Read more
Central Europe Travel – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news, updates, and opinions about Central Europe travel? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts on making the most of Central Europe, from our favorite bars to contemporary art galleries. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for making the most of your Central Europe travel, put together by local journalists, chefs, and artists, and historians, as well as Context staff. From suggestions on how to make the most of the city’s attractions to our favorite spots off the beaten path, we provide an intellectually curious take on Central Europe travel.
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.
Quick, easy, and well-connected, train travel through Central Europe is one of the best ways to move from city to city.Read more
From Beijing to Berlin, from Rome to Istanbul, we’ve pooled our collective local knowledge to put together definitive guides on how to tour some of the top sites around the globe.Read more
We explore Kutna Hora, the focus of our new excursion from Prague, and one of its most famous sites is Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the “bone church”.Read more
Co-founder and owner Paul Bennett talks a bit about what’s in store for Context Travel in 2014.Read more
Where does Santa come from? We share the history behind St. Nicholas in Central EuropeRead more
Ready for the holidays? So are we! We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together our ultimate gift guide. The best part is that many of our selections are now available via web for those…Read more