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3 December 2015

Festive December in Milan and the Celebration of St. Ambrose

Some insider tips on what makes Milan special during the month of December.


Sarah Branduardi  |  No Comments

A traditional Panettone from Cova pastry shop. 
Photo by Sarah Branduardi for Context Travel

1 December 2015

Vienna’s Winter Festivities

From Christmas Markets to ice rinks, museums to comfort food, there are so many reasons to visit Vienna this winter.


Lisa Regan  |  3 Comments

Wien, Christkindlmarkt, Rathausplatz, Copyright

16 September 2015

5 Places to Experience Bossa Nova

We explore five authentic spaces to listen to Bossa Nova music in Rio.


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments

Vinicius Bar

30 November 2013

Music in Vienna

We interview Vienna docent Gilles Gubelmann to discover what makes this musical city special.


Natalie Holmes  |  No Comments

3 January 2013

Insider’s view: Classical Music In London

What makes London such a great place for music? We asked Ruth Shlovsky, a Londoner and classical music expert.


Petulia  |  2 Comments


13 July 2012

Bastille Day

With July 14th quickly approaching, the French are getting ready to celebrate their National holiday once again and events throughout…


Louisa  |  No Comments


12 December 2011

Five Free Holiday Activities in Philadelphia

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and amidst the shopping crunch we all need to take little time to revel in…


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments

Since 1956 the historic department store Wanamakers has been entertaining shoppers with its festive holiday light and music show,

14 November 2011

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Paris

Paris is a beautiful and magical place to spend the holidays. The streets are laced with glowing lights, Christmas markets…


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments


8 May 2011

European Night of Museums May 14: Our Paris Picks

An evening at your favorite museum in Europe — For Free! May 14th is the 7th annual European Night of Museums…


Laura  |  1 Comment


3 December 2010

Hanukkah in London with Ruth Shlovsky

Ruth Shlovsky tells us about the Festival of Chanukah and how it’s celebrated in London


Petulia  |  No Comments


27 November 2010

Flamenco Recognized by UNESCO

Context is excited that UNESCO officially recognized Flamenco on their world heritage list, and has organized a tour of Flamenco in Madrid in conjunction with a local foundation to commemorate it.


Paul Bennett  |  No Comments

flamenco tour for blog

6 September 2010

Philadelphia Fringe

Labor Day weekend marks the beginning of the 13th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. This two week festival showcases some…


Carolyn Macuga  |  No Comments


13 August 2010

Who needs modern times in London?

A guide to old-school dancing in London.


Petulia  |  1 Comment


3 August 2010

How to make the most of Summer in Paris

Summer events in Paris 2010


Jessica Stewart  |  No Comments


18 June 2010

Fête de la musique 2010: June 21st

Fête de la musique 2010 music night in Paris June 21st


Jessica Stewart  |  3 Comments


13 November 2009

London docent Imogen Aylen shares Holiday Season tips

A chat with London docent Imogen Aylen, about her favorite Holiday season activities.


Petulia  |  No Comments