Madrid may be considered a modern and cosmopolitan city as much as any other European cultural capital these days, but things were very different in the mid 1970s. At that point, Spain had been under the control of a military…Read more
Cinema – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news and updates about cinema from around the world? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts about new releases, classic favorites, and recommendations for those traveling around the world, from Rome to Rio. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for visiting cinema museums, theaters, and other notable spots in over 40 cities, put together by local directors, journalists, and professors, as well as Context staff. From classics to cutting-edge contemporary, we provide an intellectually curious take on cinema happenings 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.
Love art? Love Paris? We sat down with the docents who lead our art tours in Paris and came up with our top 6 things to do in Paris for art-loving travelers. The Gallery Scene Gallery hopping is a great…Read more
Melbourne has been ranked the ‘most liveable city’ for six consecutive years by the EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit). It’s like a beautifully mixed salad bowl of culture, food and nightlife all washed down with a carefully constructed flat white. Our…Read more
On a recent trip to Milan, we set out to find out more about what the city has to offer culinarily.Read more
Our docents in Naples give their advice on the best places to visit while in the city.Read more
Eyes turn toward West Berlin, which is recapturing its reputation as a hub of culture and creativity.Read more
Cinema is one of the greatest ways to understand a culture. Docent Elisabetta Lodoli shares the Italian directors to know aside from Fellini.Read more