Budapest Travel Articles

 
36 Hours in Budapest: Exploring the Christmas Markets
36 Hours in Budapest: Exploring the Christmas Markets Christmas Markets are part of the holiday in Europe, but the one in Budapest doesn't usually get promoted. Cristina Puscas is here to give you a 2-day itinerary for visiting the Christmas Markets in Budapest.
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Eight Ways to Experience the Best of Eastern Europe in Budapest
Eight Ways to Experience the Best of Eastern Europe in Budapest Are you looking for an alternative to Prague's overpriced restaurants and accommodation and its Disney Land feel? Try Budapest, and take a look at the following eight reasons why you should visit Budapest now before it's too late.
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King of Budapest – Budapest, Hungary
King of Budapest – Budapest, Hungary The mention of King Matthias creates a chain reaction in the faces of many Budapestians - surprise, pensiveness, then mildness accompanied by a little smile. That motivates me to collect pieces for a royal mosaic - 550 years after the reign of Matthias began.
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Butt Naked in Budapest – Budapest, Hungary, Europe
Butt Naked in Budapest – Budapest, Hungary, Europe Spa guy John M. Edwards feels fantastic! If you're in Magyarorstag (Hungary), do as the Danubians do: say goodbye to "bliss" and splash around au naturale in the "eau de vie" of a real thermal spa.
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Communism and Kitsch in Central Europe – Krakow, Budapest, Bratislava, Berlin, Europe
Communism and Kitsch in Central Europe – Krakow, Budapest, Bratislava, Berlin, Europe With the fall of the Soviet Union, Central Europe has opened up to Western tourists. Alongside the return of the old favourites, Communism has become a tourist attraction. John Guzdek provides a guide to the new Communist East.
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Budapest or Bust – Hungary, Europe
Christina Rebuffet-Broadus is on a whirlwind adventure trying to get from France to Hungary in time for the biggest festival in Europe.
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Tear Gas in Budapest – Hungary, Europe
Tear Gas in Budapest – Hungary, Europe Elise Bendikson's fondness for Budapest was only enhanced by her experience of the October 23, 2006 riots, although it did create some inconvenience.
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Testing the Waters: Gellert Baths, Budapest – Hungary, Europe
At first glance, Alison Brick got a warmer welcome in Budapest from the thermal water than from the locals. But upon a longer soak at the Gellert Baths, her initial suspicions dissolved.
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Communists Stand Tall In This Budapest Park – Hungary, Europe
Communists Stand Tall In This Budapest Park – Hungary, Europe Rex Crum finds that even though communism is dead in most places, it has a kitschy home in Budapest.
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Spring Travels: Part III, Zagreb to Prague – Hungary, Czech Republic, Europe
Sally J. Walton does a twosome for this final segment of her journey. After using buses, trains and her feet, the return flight feels luxurious before the inevitable time and culture adjustments.