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16 July 2014
We give you three good reasons not to spend on a gondola ride the next time you are in Venice.
12 March 2014
From tipping to taxis, our best advice on how to navigate the Hungarian capital successfully.
15 November 2013
Our France expert offers tips and suggestions for visiting Normandy, France.
25 June 2013
We explore the architecture and design of Prague’s metro stations.
11 June 2013
Skip that taxi by learning some practical tips for traveling from the airport in Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid.
27 September 2012
Paris docent and runner Bryan Pirolli tells us all about keeping fit in Paris
7 August 2012
What are the best alternatives to walking when visiting a new city? We’ve selected a few of our favorites.
10 July 2012
A few alternatives for visitors to London who are not interested in the Olympic Games
27 June 2012
When launching a new city there is nothing better than hitting the ground running and taking in the best of…
14 June 2012
Throughout America, from big cities to backyard BBQs, Independence Day is celebrated each July 4. But few places offer the…
11 May 2012
What to do when you need a visa to China and you have not planned in advance.
7 May 2012
Liz Brewster, architect and Rome resident, takes us through the newly opened Tiburtina station in Rome, Italy.
3 March 2012
In keeping with the spirit of our mobility program services, we have put together resource lists for wheelchair rental in our various cities. The Italian cities in which we operate face their own unique challenges, from the bridges in Venice to the cobbled streets to Rome. While some museums do provide foldable wheelchairs, their quality and availability can be variable and limited to that particular site. The following is a list of pharmacies and medical supply stores that provide wheel chair rentals.
6 January 2012
How can tourists be more sustainable? Tom Rankin, architect and Context Travel docent, looks at the issues involved with tourism and sustainability and gives us some advice.
12 December 2011
The holidays are rapidly approaching, and amidst the shopping crunch we all need to take little time to revel in…
26 September 2011
What to do in Venice when the acqua alta arrives? Venetian Art Historian Susan Steer gives us some tips on how to prepare in this event.