Articles Tagged ‘Budapest’

Where the Hell is Matt?

Where the Hell is Matt? June 25, 2012 | Around the World, General, Offbeat, Travel Style | Read More
Photo courtesy of Where The Hell Is Matt Matt Harding has gained notoriety in the travel world as “that guy with the silly dance,” and after dancing all over the world since 2005, Matt’s released a fourth video. Check out some of the new places he’s been dancing at. How many of...

8 Famous Bodiless Brains, Hacked Hands, and Dismembered Members on Display

8 Famous Bodiless Brains, Hacked Hands, and Dismembered Members on Display May 19, 2011 | Featured, Offbeat | Read More
The tradition of putting body parts on display is almost as old as religion itself. Reliquaries containing the hands, feet, teeth, and other parts of holy people have been touted around the globe for thousands of years. But 20th-century cultural icons and ancient historical figures? Yeah, those get around...

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture

Travel Like a Local: Be a $5 Culture Vulture October 19, 2010 | Featured, Local Insight | Read More
Travelling is expensive. We know this, and we feel your pain. That’s why, for this week’s Local Expert Challenge, we asked our eyes and ears on the ground to tell us about cultural attractions in their destinations that a) had an entrance fee under $5 and b) were not free. Needless to say,...

9 Ridiculously Creepy Medical Museums Open to the Public

9 Ridiculously Creepy Medical Museums Open to the Public September 8, 2010 | Featured | Read More
The gruesome appeal of medical museums is twofold. While dissected cadavers, preserved parasites, and diseased organs fulfill the sick fascination for human oddity in all of us, the fact that it is a “museum” makes visiting them a commendable act of self-education. A real win-win! This dichotomy...

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Travel Like a Local: Find the Places You’ve Never Heard Of August 20, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s that time again when we challenge our worldwide network of Local Experts to give us their most specific, über-relevant on-the-ground travel advice. It’s the Local Expert Challenge! This week, we challenged our experts to betray their local loyalties and spill the beans on some of their...

Hammer and Chisel: Communist Statue Parks

Hammer and Chisel: Communist Statue Parks June 15, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Nobody’s got the chin-jut down like Lenin, and nobody comes close to matching Stalin’s fabulous facial hair. Indeed, the Soviet Union was awash with beautiful leaders whose commanding visages just begged to be immortalized in statues, busts, and propaganda signage. Travelers to present day...

Budapest Eats: 5 Must-Try Hungarian Dishes

Budapest Eats: 5 Must-Try Hungarian Dishes November 16, 2009 | Budapest, Food Lovers | Read More
To fully experience the essence of travel, it is necessary to indulge in the local cuisine. Waistline concerns should be pushed to the wayside, this is a vacation after all! With this in mind, here’s a list of the top five things you absolutely need to taste in order to say that you’ve truly...

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them November 9, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
The best thing about fall? It’s practically a requirement to start mixing, mulling, boiling, and brewing all our favorite nippy weather treats. Here are our top 10 favorites and where to find them: 1. Mulled Wine: Served in a Styrofoam cup or borrowed mug off the streets of Budapest or Prague...

Five of the Best Sweet Eats in Budapest

Five of the Best Sweet Eats in Budapest October 5, 2009 | Budapest, Food Lovers | Read More
Hungarian cuisine is arguably one of the most underappreciated and unknown of Europe. Full of gastronomic pleasures, Budapest is a foodie paradise, serving up an amazing assortment of delicacies in its many restaurants, cafes and markets. Got a sweet tooth? Read on for five of the best sweet eats in...