Budapest Wellness Guide – Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise Options and More

Budapest Wellness Guide – Healthy Eating, Spas, Exercise Options and More

Budapest is known as the City of Spas. Locals have been practising the art of bathing since the Roman Empire was in 2000 years ago. Later in the 16th century, the bath culture came to life during the Ottoman occupation of Hungary when several Turkish spas were built on the...

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Best Christmas Markets in Europe 2019 – Shopping, eating and drinking guide

Best Christmas Markets in Europe 2019 – Shopping, eating and drinking guide

Planning a trip to one of Europe’s Christmas Markets this year? Year-round, local markets are the best place to get a taste for local life (literally, since you can scoop up tasty snacks as you browse!). But at Christmas time, markets become so much more than just a place to...

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Things to do in Budapest in July

Things to do in Budapest in July

Heading to beautiful Budapest this summer? With music, festivals and cultural events galore, you’re in for a treat!  Get clued up on the best events in Budapest this July with all the inside information from our local guides!  #localsknow Love live music? Budapest has you covered! Take a trip down...

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Getting your goulash on in Hungary

Getting your goulash on in Hungary

The true character of Hungarian cuisine is based around simple, hearty dishes rich in flavour – the kind that stick to your ribs. It’s safe to say that the most famous Hungarian dish undeniably goes to goulash, a filling, paprika-flavoured soup with beef and some vegetables. Goulash is among those...

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Ultimate guide to being vegan in Budapest

Ultimate guide to being vegan in Budapest

Eating vegan in Budapest is easier than you think. Over the past several years, more and more restaurants have opened that are either completely vegan or that offer special vegan menus. Nosh on everything from burgers to pastas to sweet treats – all without meat, eggs, and dairy (with many...

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What to do in Budapest in May

What to do in Budapest in May

May is one of our favourite months of the year. As days get longer and the weather turns warmer we are longing to spend more time outside. Budapest starts to come to life but the  high season is not yet upon us so one can enjoy the reopened open-air venues...

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Tasting the bites and seeing the sights with Gergo in Budapest

Tasting the bites and seeing the sights with Gergo in Budapest

It’s a blazing hot day in the middle of summer in Budapest, and a group of 11 travellers from various parts of the world are gathered outside the city’s iconic Central Market Hall. We’re hungry to explore one of Europe’s great destinations, and Gergo Csada, our guide, has just the plan...

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Things to do in Budapest in February

Things to do in Budapest in February

There are lots of reasons not to travel to Europe in February. The main one, and this cannot be overstated, is that it’s cold, cold, cold. But hey, we’re glass half full kind of people, So what are the pros to visiting Budapest in winter? Experiencing the city without hordes of...

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Treasures and treats in the hidden shops of Budapest

Treasures and treats in the hidden shops of Budapest

We meet our guide, Monika, for our Urban Adventures’ Made In Budapest Shopping Tour, at the front of the Grand Central Market — a fascinating place that we’ll definitely be back to. Monika is enthusiastic and keen to welcome us to some of the spots we’d probably never find on...

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Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travelling by train in Central Europe is cheap, effective and will connect you to many Urban Adventures cities. Here’s how to travel like a boss and make the most of Central Europe’s extensive and easy train service. Krakow Taking a train, without doubt, is the most effective way of travelling...

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