Top 7 Reasons to Visit Budapest During Winter

Winter in Central-Eastern Europe conjures images of snow, mulled wine, and wearing an entire wardrobe so that you won’t feel cold outside. Over the past years, winter is quite mild in this area but the cold spells can show up anytime (like the 2016-2017 really cold temperatures in late December have proven). While most of…

A Short Layover in Budapest

It was during our return travel from Greece (n.a. in May 2017), that we ended up with a short layover in Budapest. And we made the best of it! Surely, we’ve been to Budapest many times before and we’ve also had layovers before, but this time, the sunny weather and light luggage made us explore…

Bird’s Eye View Over Budapest

As a Hungarian, Budapest has a special place in my heart. With its famous ruin pubs, spas, farmers markets, historical buildings, museums and parks it has something for everyone. Gellért Hill is a nice lookout point at 235 meter. It is a part of the World Heritage Sites List from 1987. It’s a bit of…

Central Europe by Train

We certainly prefer to travel by train instead of bus. And especially for distances located at most 4 h bytrain, it’s also a pleasure to travel like this. We generally get to Budapest only by train: cheap, fast and a delight.