Meet the designer behind Budapest’s first sustainable clothing shop

Meet the designer behind Budapest’s first sustainable clothing shop

On one of the corners of Budapest’s cosy Újlipótváros (New Leopold Town) neighbourhood, you can stumble into a beautiful little shop, with white clouds around the windows and a tree inside. This is the shop for Kamorka, a local fashion brand that makes high-quality organic children’s and women’s clothing (and...

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How 3 Budapest friends are making a mark in eco-design

How 3 Budapest friends are making a mark in eco-design

The Medence Group Art and Service Ltd was founded in 2000 as an independent physical and spiritual creative workshop by three friends (Tóbiás Terebessy, designer; Gergely (Gergő) Magyar, visual communication designer; András Gross, architect). Today, 17 years later, they are one of the most well-known names in Hungary for sustainable...

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24 hours in: Budapest

24 hours in: Budapest

One day in the gorgeous Hungarian capital will no doubt leave you wanting more, but if 24 hours is all you have (this time!), then we can help you cram in the best the city has to offer. Our itinerary below will give you the perfect 24 hours in Budapest...

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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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6 Cities Best Explored Underground

6 Cities Best Explored Underground

Sometimes, the best views of a city aren’t from above, but from below. From underground bunkers to subterranean villages, many of the world’s great cities are home to some surprising finds beneath their streets. Here are six places where the best views are under your feet. Budapest, Hungary If you’re...

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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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