Budapest Travel Articles

Bonus Year #5: Budapest, Hungary
Updated: September 10, 2001 Two Reasons I Know I am in Budapest We arrived in Budapest in the early morning and spent much of the day wandering around the cold, overcast city vaguely disappointed. Around six o'clock I was walking along the Pest side of the Danube when I looked up. Directly above me on […]
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Budapest, Hungary – June 1999
To all future visitors of Budapest, remember this motto: “Every perfect traveller always creates the country where he travels.” The following notes will provide you with some useful info regarding how to get around in a city full of surprises. PEOPLE Hungarians use their names in reverse order. Surnames first, given names second. The average […]
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Budapest, Hungary – May 1999
“Hungary – Budapest or Bucharest? Where is it? Is everybody a gypsy there? Are there paved roads? Is it a dangerous place to go?” These are probably the first questions which come to tourists’ mind about Hungary. If you skim thourgh any of the recommended literature you will have the following passage almost everywhere: “Hungary […]
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