Visiting Amsterdam can be daunting for the first-timer. With its wealth of world-class art and architecture, a history as one of the world’s most important trading cities, and its legendary winding canals, 48 hours in the city can leave even…Read more
Craft Beer – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news and updates about craft beer from around the world? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts about new craft beer, breweries, and the best places to drink for those traveling around the world, from Rome to Rio. Frequent travelers should also check back for insider city guides and tips for visiting bars, pubs, and restaurants in over 40 cities, put together by local food writers, chefs, and beer professionals, as well as Context staff. From old favorites to new breweries, we provide an intellectually curious take on craft beer 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.
Thanks to years of economic prosperity, traditions of warm hospitality, and a relaxed sense of community, Amsterdammers make great hosts. There’s certainly no shortage of things to do in Amsterdam. For proof, look no further than the thousands of visitors…Read more
Pubs, brewpubs, microbreweries, bars – Amsterdam is exploding with options for where to drink a pint or two. Although neighboring beer giants Germany and Belgium have traditionally dominated brewing in this part of the world, the Netherlands has been quietly…Read more
One of the best ways to really get to know a city is through its food culture. Context docent, culinary expert and longtime local Hilary Sturzaker takes us on a journey through Edinburgh’s hidden gastronomic highlights, from secret street food stalls and unmissable markets to the best restaurants in Edinburgh.Read more
London expert Sheila shares her time in London, full of discoveries and hidden finds.Read more