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7 June 2015

Authentic Flavors of Budapest

We’ve teamed up with Taste Hungary to offer some Deep Travel experiences in Budapest that combine culture and cuisine.

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Jewish Hungarian Meal

3 June 2015

Five Reasons to Visit Milan

We give you five good reasons to visit our newest city in Italy – Milan.

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Petulia  |  2 Comments

The never-ending Duomo

23 May 2015

5 Reasons to Visit the South of France

To mark the launch of our programs in Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, France manager Sara shares here 5 incentives for traveling south.

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Aix-en-Provence

13 May 2015

Food Culture of the Italian Renaissance

Three of our Italy docents explain what we can learn about 16th-century food traditions and habits by looking at the art from that period.

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Luisa Grigoletto  |  2 Comments

Dosso Dossi, Witchcraft

22 April 2015

Beers & Wines of Central Europe

We look at the best beers and wines of Berlin, Prague, and Vienna with our experts.

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Pilsner Urquell at Cafe Savoy

14 April 2015

4 Reasons to Explore Tuscany

We look at Tuscany, our newest program in Italy, with all its incredible art, architecture, food, and wine.

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Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

View of the Val d'Orcia

19 March 2015

Five Off-Beat French Cheeses

Looking to try something new in Paris? Docent and culinary expert Preston Mohr shares five offbeat cheeses to nibble on your next trip.

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24 December 2014

A Sweet Neapolitan Christmas

Get ready to enjoy the rich Neapolitan Christmas tradition by exploring the city’s most delicious Holiday season treats.

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Martina Dalla Riva  |  2 Comments

Dolci napoletani

13 December 2014

Spicing Up Christmas Day in London

This guest post from Victoria of One Dish Closer helps you pick an alternative Christmas meal in London.

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Victoria Brown  |  3 Comments

Curry at Red Fort

2 December 2014

Seasonal Cocktail Tips with Forest Collins

Paris-based cocktail expert Forest Collins shares her advice for the perfect holiday cocktail and the special recipe made specially for Context!

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30 August 2014

Excursions from Paris: 5 Offbeat Things to Do in Lyon

Five useful tips on exploring offbeat Lyon, UNESCO Heritage city, gastronomic center and second largest city of France.

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5 August 2014

TCM and Eating to Beat the Heat in China

Learn a bit more about the principles of hot and cold food in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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30 June 2014

Montepulciano, an Alternative Cultural and Culinary Tuscan Excursion

Culinary docent Adrienne Kovats gives us her top selections for how to visit Montepulciano in Tuscany.

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Lily Heise  |  3 Comments

Montepulciano

7 June 2014

Docent Spotlight: Sophie Ruggles

We explore the culinary world of Barcelona with cook, food writer, and Context docent Sophie Ruggles.

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5 June 2014

Italian Cooking Class in Rome

Step inside our Italian Cooking Class in Rome to learn about the basics of Italian cooking and cuisine.

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Natalie Holmes  |  3 Comments

Of course, no Italian cooking class would be complete without a glass or two of Prosecco to lubricate proceedings. Plus of course, the requisite bruschetta--a simple but delicious traditional Italian antipasto consisting of freshly chopped tomatoes and basil on toasted bread with a drizzle of olive oil.

20 May 2014

Ile-de-France Products: Parisians Finding Goods in Their Own Backyard

We explore the “locavore” movement taking hold across Parisian kitchens.

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