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What to Pack for a Winter Break in Budapest

What to Pack for a Winter Break in Budapest December 30, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
What to pack before a trip is a constant dilemma. There’s always bound to be something unexpected, so it’s best to just pack prepared for anything and everything. But then again no-one’s suit case that works like a Marry Poppins bottomless carpet bag, so here are a few tips to avoid having to pay...

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Budapest

Top 10 Places to Meet Locals in Budapest October 28, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Budapest is not as international as say London is, so meeting locals shouldn’t cause too much of a problem. That isn’t to say that staying on the beaten path of tourist attractions isn’t going to result in hearing more English or French than Hungarian. Getting to know a city is more than that:...

How to Get to the Airport

How to Get to the Airport October 27, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
„How to get to the airport?” is most probably a question that has left everybody’s mouth at one point or another. In Budapest, there are three answers, preceded by the question „budget or convenient”? Below are listed all three possibilities: Budapest Airport (Photo courtesy of: Philippe Semanaz) Budget...

Helpful Phrases in Hungarian

Helpful Phrases in Hungarian September 23, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
A fun way to take part in local culture on your stay in Budapest is to learn a few helpful phrases in Hungarian. I’m sure if you haven’t already heard, you will soon find out that Hungarian is not exactly the easiest of languages to learn. It is however guaranteed not only to come in handy, but also...

Beautiful Buildings in Budapest

Beautiful Buildings in Budapest September 16, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Alongside being lucky enough to have such a unique and diverse cityscape with hilly Buda and flat metropolitan Pest, separated from each other by the River Danube along which numerous islands are dotted, Budapest has an architectural face best described as an eclectic melting pot of styles! Picture this:...

50 Dollar Day in Budapest

50 Dollar Day in Budapest August 29, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
50 dollars is the equivalent of 9400ft according to today’s exchange rate, meaning a roughly 10 000ft day in Budapest – easy! Budapest may not be the budget destination it used to be 10 years ago, but if one knows the local tips and tricks for saving money, then 10 000ft will get you a long way! What...

Dealing With Emergencies in Budapest

Dealing With Emergencies in Budapest August 22, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Emergencies can occur anywhere and everywhere: losing valuables, losing your way, pick pocketing, need for urgent medical assistance…these can all happen to the best of us, and even on holiday! Dealing with them in a completely foreign country can be overwhelming. I mean where does one even begin?...

Best Road Trip: Lake Balaton

Best Road Trip: Lake Balaton June 30, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The ultimate road trip from Budapest on a hot summer day is to the Lake Balaton, the largest freshwater lake in Europe also known as the Hungarian Sea. In good traffic it takes under an hour and double that during peak time, but is worth every minute with its bustling summer nightlife, busy beaches,...

Useful Info: 5 Handy Tips and Tricks

February 27, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Getting around – Taxis Licensed taxies have yellow number plates, so keep an eye out for ones with plain white ones. Any inner city taxi ride should cost you no more than 3000 ft. Getting around – Public Transport The public transportation system is the most convenient way of getting about...

Top 5 One-Day Excursions from Budapest

Top 5 One-Day Excursions from Budapest January 27, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
When there’s any mention of Hungary it’s always Budapest that springs to mind, but there are plenty of other settlements that deserve at least a day’s worth of attention. Once the capital is done and dusted, there are numerous directions to extend your Hungarian horizon! Here are just...
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