Top 6 Strange & Unusual Museums in Europe
Date: 24 February, 2019
You’d be forgiven for conjuring up images of grand buildings full of major artifacts when you hear the word museum; conventional museums are most often dedicated to the kinds of things imbued with ‘real’ cultural’ significance, high-brow art, and objects of scientific or historical significance.
Ten non-touristy things to do in Budapest
Date: 9 February, 2019
Sometimes, when we visit a new city or place, we try to imagine what it would be like without other tourists and travellers around. That’s not an easy task, especially in Budapest, when you want to get to the must-see attractions yourself too, so it’s always great to know a few hidden spots and lesser-known things to experience.
The Nine Best Places for Budget Dinner in Budapest
Date: 9 October, 2018
One of the most frequent things that our Budapest free tour guides are asked at the end of the city tour is “where’s good to eat”? There are many answers to this question, depending on what kind of cuisine you’re hungry for, what kind of café or restaurant is desired, where about in the city you’d like to eat and, of course, the price!
Romantic Budapest: Seven romantic ideas
Date: 28 September, 2018
There are few capitals in the world that lend itself so readily to being the perfect romantic backdrop to a couple’s trip as Budapest. Of course, when one thinks of a romantic destination, iconic Paris typically springs to mind, but beautiful Budapest has plenty to rival the city of lights, and spectacular lights are just one of the Hungarian capital’s alluring delights for lovers.
Things to do this Halloween in Budapest
Date: 21 October, 2017
Halloween is just around the corner, so you might be wondering what’s happening in Budapest over the Halloween weekend; well there are lots of things to do as the city embraces the opportunity to have some ghoulish fun! Here’s just some of them…
7 Must-Eat Hungarian Dishes on a Backpacker Budget
Date: 15 June, 2016
After weeks on the road, it's easy to get sick of noodles, rice, and standard hostel kitchen fare, but when you're choosing between fine dining and another week on the road, eating cheap always wins out. Fortunately, you don't have to make those tough choices in Budapest, one of Europe's cheapest cities to travel. Hungary may not be world-renowned for its cuisine, but those willing to set aside the "boiled cabbage and meat" stereotypes may be surprised to find a wealth of flavorful, satisfying, and cheap(!) local eats worth tucking in to. Here are our favorite Hungarian dishes on a backpacker budget.
Christmas Markets and Ice Skating in Budapest
Date: 2 December, 2015
Eating your way into a cheese coma while donning a mulled wine jacket is the perfect ways to participate in the holiday festivities. From the end of November, clusters of winter villages populate cities throughout Europe, and the Hungarian capital of Budapest is one not to shy away from the merrymaking. The city centre comes alive during the holiday season when the Christmas lights turn on, markets set up shop, and ice skating rinks open. So, if you're lucky enough to be visiting Budapest during Christmas time, make sure you tickle your festive feels by getting wonderfully lost amongst the happy holiday huts. Here are our top 4 Budapest Christmas markets and our choice for the perfect ice skating date:
Vegan Eats: The Best Vegan Food In Budapest
Date: 15 July, 2015
From someone who enjoys nothing more than a bucket of fried chicken, I can assure all you carnivores that vegan food in Budapest is just scrum-diddly-uptious! Budapest may be known for Goulash and Lángos as a local delicacy, but damn do they make good vegan food here too. It's not all eating leafs and chomping on sticks either, vegan food in Budapest is a lot more filling & satisfying than you might think.
17 Things You Need To Know About Budapest
Date: 16 June, 2015
Planning on making your way to Budapest? We've created a wee guide to the Pearl of the Danube so you can find your bearings a little easier, tell you what's what but not ruin any of Budapest's quirky surprises.Here's 17 things you need to know about Budapest...
21 Reasons Why You Need Visit Budapest
Date: 3 June, 2015
Budapest. The thing about it is that Budapest is one of those places you hear everyone rant and rave about. But is it really worth putting it on your bucket list? You better believe the hype, as Budapest is one of the most beautiful, bizarre and bonkers cities in Europe. With it's insane nightlife, quirky atmosphere and cheap booze it's clear to see why this place is a backpacker's Havana. It was hard to narrow it down, but here're 21 reasons why you need to visit Budapest.