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12 October 2015

Rosé and Beyond: Wines of Provence

We sit down with Context docent and wine expert Frédéric Duverger to whet our appetites for wines of Provence and get some coveted tips on how to identify and choose the best of what the region has to offer.


Sara McCarty  |  No Comments

Rosé wine.

Photo credit: Arthur Caranta, Flickr.

25 September 2015

How To Eat Like A Local in Milan

Deep Traveler and Milan local, Margherita from The Crowded Planet, shares five of her favorite restaurants in Milan.


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20 September 2015

Exploring Greek Cuisine in Athens

We explore the cuisine of Athens and the delicious surprises that await during your next trip to the Greek capital.


Katie Nadworny  |  No Comments

Greek cuisine celebrates freshness, beginning with fresh-baked bread. Whether you prefer a crusty country loaf or a circle of sesame-encrusted breakfast called koulouri, there’s always time for breaking bread. Bakeries are inexpensive and scattered throughout neighborhoods.

7 September 2015

Madrid: Tapas, Tavernas, and Cultural Codes

We sit down with docent and local food expert Helena Vaello to dive into the deeper meaning of tapas and tavernas in the Spanish capital.


Maria Hart  |  No Comments


24 August 2015

Rome Eats

Our quick tips for putting together a satisfying foodie experience in Rome.


Paul Bennett  |  1 Comment

Rome food market

15 August 2015

Mouth-watering photos: 5 tips from the expert

Five valuable tips for delectable photos from our London experts.


Petulia  |  1 Comment


27 July 2015

Dining Like a Habsburg in Vienna

Our Vienna annotated meal experience, Tasting Tradition, delves into both the classic and lesser-known dishes in the company of a passionate and knowledgeable food anthropologist. Here are some of our favorites to whet your appetite.


Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments


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.


Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments

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.


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.


Sara McCarty  |  No Comments


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.


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.


Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments

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.


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.


Lindsay Poulin  |  No Comments


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.


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.


Victoria Brown  |  3 Comments

Curry at Red Fort