One Day in Budapest, Hungary: A Complete Itinerary

One Day in Budapest Itinerary

Even with just one day in Budapest, you’ll quickly see why the grandeur of the Hungarian capital draws travellers from every corner of the globe. Any top-notch Budapest itinerary will present the chance to check out city’s impressive centuries-old architecture, five-star restaurants, and surprisingly clean streets. The capital of Hungary sprawls over about 525 square kilometres; … Read more

Best Things to Do in Budapest, Hungary

Things to Do in Budapest

No trip to Central Europe is complete without soaking up the best things to do in Budapest. The Hungarian capital is one of the three most famous stops on the Central Europe travel triangle, and visiting the top tourist attractions in Budapest will quickly reveal why. Although I was slightly underwhelmed by Budapest during my first … Read more

Why I Didn’t Love Budapest (And Why I’m Willing to Give It Another Chance)

Why I Didn't Love Budapest? (And Why I'm Willing to Try Again)

Budapest teems with vampires. At least that’s the only explanation my pálinka-addled brain could provide for why a city of over 1.7 million emptied at escape velocity as soon as the sun snuck below the spires of Buda Castle. Until that point, I’d truthfully enjoyed Budapest. But as the air became awash with darkness, no longer was Budapest the city of incredible architecture and elegance I’d come to know, but one with an oddly-sinister streak.