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Context Travel runs walking tours all over Europe and in several cities in the United States and China. Guest writer Natalie Pompilio takes a look at two tours in Florence, Italy.
Context Travel tour guide in Florence

By Natalie Pompilio, contributing writer I know Florence, or Firenze, pretty well.  Besides having studied there for a year in college, I’ve returned about 5 times, twice as an informal tour guide for family friends. I can give a decent tour, filled with stories about San Miniato, the Medici and Michelangelo. So I approached Context […]

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Dinner in the Dark, in Berlin

by Natalie on June 18, 2012

Have you ever considered dining in the dark? Guest writer Natalie Pompilio checks out Unsicht, a blind dining experience, in Berlin.
Unsicht Bar in Berlin

By Natalie Pompilio, contributing writer Most people like to see what they’re eating, especially in today’s world of fantastical plate presentation. But that’s not an option at Berlin’s Unsicht-Bar, where diners sit in complete darkness, are served by blind or visually impaired wait staff, and the three or four course meal being presented is largely […]

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Florida’s Harry Potter theme Park, Universal Orlando Resort’s Wizarding World, isn’t just for kids. Read how the park casts its spell over four adult Muggles.
Entrance to Harry Potter theme park

By Natalie Pompilio, Contributing Writer When my sister and I were making our plans to visit the Harry Potter theme park at Universal Orlando Resort (the Wizarding World of Harry Potter) in Florida, the question we got most frequently was, “How many kids are in your party?” To which we answered, “None.” Because we grown-ups […]

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