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In Context
Our insights for visiting the great cities of the world.
Feb. 15, 2019
If you’re able to spend more than a few days in Madrid (we highly recommend you do—and why you’re at it, check out our Madrid tours) then it’s nice to plan an excursion to get out of the city for a day. There are many charming an... Read More
Feb. 15, 2019
Madrid may be considered a modern and cosmopolitan city as much as any other European cultural capital these days, but things were very different in the mid 1970s. At that point, Spain had been under the control of a military dic... Read More
Feb. 15, 2019
Context founders Paul and Lani know a thing or two about traveling with kids—with their first daughter being born in Rome, their now family of five has been around the globe (literally, by land and by sea). They brought their own... Read More
Feb. 15, 2019
Budapest has a rare talent for mixing the traditional with the contemporary. Architecturally, the urban landscape is a paradise, where ruins become cultural venues and a turbulent past can be traced. History flows through the cit... Read More
Feb. 15, 2019
If you're visiting Shanghai with us (or on your own), mastering the city's Metro system is a must. The world’s longest Metro, it covers 548 km across 337 stations and 14 lines (compare that to New York, whose subway system covers... Read More

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