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How to stay safe in Budapest

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012

Budapest is one of Europe’s most engaging and attractive cities. Because of its exceedingly scenic setting and stunning architecture, it is often nicknamed the “Paris of...

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Budapest Transport

Budapest Metro – Public Transport

Posted by on Jan 23, 2012

Budapest has an excellent public transport system. There are several cheap and efficient ways to get around this sizable city, the Budapest metro, the tram and the bus. Dating back...

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Romantic Budapest

A Romantic City Break in Budapest

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012

If you’re looking for a European city break but want something a little more unusual than Paris or Rome, Hungary’s elegant capital, Budapest, is a fantastic option....

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Budapest food and drink

The Best International Restaurants in Budapest

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012

Budapest is one of the best places in Europe to be hungry. In fact, there are so many international restaurants lining its historic streets and squares that it is possible to take a...

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The Best International Restaurants in Budapest

The Best International Restaurants in Budapest

Nov 25, 2012

Budapest is one of the best places in Europe to be hungry. In fact, there are so many international restaurants lining its historic streets and squares that it is possible to take a culinary world tour without ever leaving the city. With such an eclectic mix of places to choose from the task of selecting the five best places to eat hasn’t been easy, but...

How to stay safe in Budapest

How to stay safe in Budapest

Nov 1, 2012

Budapest is one of Europe’s most engaging and attractive cities. Because of its exceedingly scenic setting and stunning architecture, it is often nicknamed the “Paris of the East”. Since the collapse of the Eastern Bloc, the city’s nightlife, cuisine and culture have made it a magnet for tourists. In general, Hungary is one of the safest...

The Best Family Days Out in Budapest

The Best Family Days Out in Budapest

Oct 28, 2012

Budapest is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in central Europe and is ideal for a family holiday. Encompassing stunning architecture, museums, nature reserves and amusement parks there is plenty to see and do for children and adults alike. Here are just some of the best family days out in Budapest: The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden One of...

Budapest’s Christmas Market

Budapest’s Christmas Market

Oct 11, 2012

No-one does Christmas better than Hungary (except perhaps for the North Pole!). It’s a widely acknowledged fact. It’s not difficult to see why either, as the Budapest Christmas Market is one of the most popular Christmas Markets in Europe. Held in Vörösmarty Square, right in the heart of Budapest, this magical market features over one hundred stands...

Traditional Goulash Recipe

Traditional Goulash Recipe

Sep 12, 2012

The national dish of Hungary is famous around the world. It’s spicy, it’s warm, it’s not expensive to make and most importantly, it’s absolutely delicious. As with most traditional recipes almost every family has their own way of preparing the dish. As such, you can find many different versions around the web. I whole heartedly encourage you to...

Autumn Festivals in Budapest

Autumn Festivals in Budapest

Aug 31, 2012

Visiting Budapest this autumn? There are an abundance of unique festivals and fairs to enjoy. Here is our selection of the best events the city has to offer during the September to November period. Septemberfest: 7th to 9th of September A classic festival held in one of Budapest largest parks. Septemberfest offers an uninterrupted slew of gastronomic and...

Detoxing in Budapest: How to Spend your Post-Festival Days

Detoxing in Budapest: How to Spend your Post-Festival Days

Aug 23, 2012

With the summer festival season coming to end after an epic week of Sziget, party people across the city will be asking that elusive question:  what are we going to do now? Luckily Budapest offers plenty of options for the hungover festivalgoer, so kick-back, relax and take it easy with our three day chill-out itinerary.        We’ve all been...

Our Slow Travel Blog Carnival

Our Slow Travel Blog Carnival

Jul 23, 2012

The New Way is the Slow Way: Last week we invited our favourite travel bloggers to do a blog carnival. The theme we are focusing on is “Slow Travel & Discovering The Unexpected”. With the growing popularity of the ‘slow food’ movement, many people have begun to apply the same philosophy to travel. The idea is to put down the guidebooks, itineraries,...