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The complete guide to: Budapest travel

The complete guide to: Budapest travel

A trip to Hungary’s capital means being right on the Danube in one of Europe’s most charming cities. (Fun fact: The two sides of the city — Buda and Pest — were actually two separate cities until 1873.) Fantastic food and wine, eye-popping architecture, castles, museums, and a thriving café...
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In photos: The bites of Budapest

In photos: The bites of Budapest

In Budapest, it can feel like every city site (and every bite) carries one of the city’s stories. We asked Celinne Da Costa of The Nomad’s Oasis to take us through the city on our own Bites & Sights tour, exploring everything from the significance of paprika to the history...
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5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter

5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter

When the temperature dips in Budapest, that’s when the city comes alive with warmth! That’s because the cold months of winter are one of the best times of year to explore the Hungarian capital, with plenty of sites to see and flavours to taste that will warm your heart no matter...
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Hungry in Hungary: 6 foods to find in Budapest

Hungry in Hungary: 6 foods to find in Budapest

We were recovering from a long evening coach journey, and our hunger led us to choose convenience over adventure. We landed in a safe, cheap food option in Budapest: an ‘all-you-can-eat’ restaurant in Oktogon. With a plate in hand, we dawdled over metal food warmers. There were slicks of discoloured...
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Things to do in: Budapest

Things to do in: Budapest

Once you’ve seen the major sights in Budapest, it’s time to explore another side of the city — the more hidden side. Budapest is very spread out, and hides some pretty cool surprises, even for people who live there. It’s a city that’s under renewal every day; small, local eateries and...
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24 Hours In: Budapest

24 Hours In: Budapest

We recommend that you spend around 5 days in the gorgeous Hungarian capital, perhaps a week. Failing that, if you only have 24 hours in Budapest, here are a few tips to ensure you make the most of your quick stay. But try to come back soon, okay?! Morning: 9...
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Our Local Expert: Eniko in Budapest

Our Local Expert: Eniko in Budapest

For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel to some of our female guides around the world. Today we’re having a chat to Eniko in Budapest! What is your best travel memory? It’s always my last travel experience that seems to be the best, so I have to...
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Our Local Expert: Livia in Budapest

Our Local Expert: Livia in Budapest

For International Women’s Day on March 8th, we’re talking travel with some of our female guides around the world. Next up, Livia in Budapest!  What is your best travel memory? Watching the sun set over the Greek Islands from Santorini, dancing salsa with the locals in South America, and meeting...
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10 ways to bring yourself good luck in the new year

10 ways to bring yourself good luck in the new year

If you want this year to be your year, then you need to ring in the new year the right way. After all, a kiss at midnight is swell, but is that going to help you get richer or get your wishes granted or keep the bad spirits away over...
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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...
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