Apartment Review: Cheap Airbnb apartment in hipster Jewish Quarter in Budapest

Airbnb is a good option for accommodation in Budapest. I found a private apartment in Budapest for $21 a night. That price was for the whole apartment, not just a rented room. I’ve seen hostel beds in Budapest listed at that price so this was a good deal. The apartment was a new listing which […]

Where I’m At: Budapest – 2015 edition

Where I’m At is my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. Greetings from Budapest. I’m back in one of my favourite cities of Europe after a few years absence. The last time I was here it wasn’t on the digital nomad map. Other Eastern European cities […]

Budapest Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Hungary > Budapest Travel Guide Accommodation HotelsCombined – Budapest Hotels – Search and compare all Budapest hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides Budapest Info – Official website of Budapest tourism. Budapest.com – Tourism information Portal of Budapest. Budapest By Locals – Local tips on sights, things to […]

[Travel Photo] Nyugati Station, Budapest – Hungary

[Budapest-Nyugati pályaudvar (Western railway station)] One of the reasons I love train travel in Europe is for the old train stations. Nyugati station in Budapest was built in the 1870’s by the Eiffel Company and is just one of the many beautiful buildings that can be found in the city. [I travelled to Budapest thanks […]

New Country Day – Romania

New Country: Romania Date: 9 September 2011 I have a tradition where I celebrate New Country Day – the first day in a country I’ve never been to. This year I have been to a number of countries for work and pleasure that I have visited previously. I have been to the UK so many […]

Apartment hostels in Budapest

I travel to Budapest at least once a year for business. Every time I come back I wonder if it is as good as I remember it to be, and it always is. It is one of my favourite cities in Europe. Budapest is sometimes called the Paris of the East. I prefer to call […]

Save money on flights using alternative airports in Europe

Before my first trip to Europe I wouldn’t have been able to tell you where Karlsruhe, Katowice or Klagenfurt was on the map. Since then I not only know where they are, I have used their airports and have saved hundreds of Euros in the process. [Amsterdam Schiphol Airport – Closest isn’t always cheapest] My […]

Travel Photo: Parliament Building, Budapest – Hungary

The Hungarian Parliament Building on the River Danube in Budapest is one of the worlds most extravagant legislative buildings. It has similarities to the Palace of Westminster in London in that it is a Neo-Gothic masterpiece that sits by a river. Travel Photos: Budapest photo gallery

29 Euro train tickets from Budapest to Munich

MÁV, the train operators of Hungary, have special ticket prices from Budapest to locations around Europe. I got a ticket from Budapest to Munich for €29. [Budapest to Munich] The tickets aren’t apparent to find online. I only knew about the ticket offer from billboards in Budapest and there is no indication of the special […]