Budapest Travel Guide

Travel Guides Budapest Info – Official website of Budapest tourism. – Tourism information Portal of Budapest. Budapest By Locals – Local tips on sights, things to do, hotels, eating out. Visit Budapest – Covers Budapest beyond the traditional tourist routes with insider tips and local secrets. Top Budapest – Events, things to do, baths […]

[Travel Photo] Nyugati Station, Budapest – Hungary

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 […]

St. Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest – Hungary

St Stephens

St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István-bazilika), Budapest – Hungary. Travel Photos: Budapest Photo Gallery

Apartment hostels in Budapest

Apartments 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 […]

Travel Photo: Christmas Tree, Budapest – Hungary

Budapest Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree at St Stephens Basilica (Szent István-bazilika), Budapest – Hungary. Travel Photos: Budapest photo gallery

Save money on flights using alternative airports in Europe

Schiphol Airport

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

Parlament Budapest

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

Christmas Markets of Europe

Christmas Market

The Christmas market tradition began in Germany and Austria but markets can be found all over Europe. The markets feature stalls that sell nativity scene pieces, Christmas tree decorations as well as hand craft items. Spending time in these markets I felt a stronger sense of the true meaning of Christmas than I feel in […]

29 Euro train tickets from Budapest to Munich

Budapest - Munich Train

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 […]