Dublin has its well-known heroes of literature: Joyce, Wilde, Beckett. However, in the past 10 years, almost as a reaction to the economic crisis, a wave of new writers has revolutionized the Irish literary scene. We’ve asked our literary expert John…Read more
Dublin Travel – Context Travel Blog
Looking for the latest news, updates, and opinions about Dublin travel? Check here for reviews, previews, and thoughts on making the most of Dublin, 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 Dublin 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 Dublin 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.
Dublin’s a moving target. Although steeped in tradition and as Irish as it gets, the city has redefined itself many times over the centuries. This is what makes visiting Dublin such a treat. It’s a rich palimpsest of architecture, history,…Read more
We love Ireland, its green hills and rich culture are amazing. But there is no denying that the weather can be variable and at times plain dreadful. So best to be prepared and plan for some cool things to do…Read more
Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Contextuals here at Context Travel! Whether your family hails from the Emerald Isle or not, the beauty of St. Patty’s day is that everyone can be Irish for one day a year. As we…Read more
As Deep Travelers, members of the Context team can often be found dreaming of faraway shores. Here’s where some of us are aspiring to visit in 2016.Read more