Expert Tips: things to do in Budapest like the locals
Date: 28 January, 2020
A moniker of Budapest is the ‘Pearl of the Danube’ – and it makes sense; Budapest glistens, it’s beautiful to look at, a gem of a city sitting within a land-locked East-Central European shell, and a unique mix of grandeur, grit, fascinating history and wonderful culture makes Budapest a real rarity.
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.
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.