Budapest Travel Articles

Bonus Year #6: Budapest, Hungary
Updated: September 17, 2001 Budapest, Hungary Budapest will never be Budapest for me. If through some twist of fate I move here and spend 20 years in the city, it will not be Budapest. It will be, first and foremost, the place where I heard about the terrorist attack upon the Pentagon and World Trade […]
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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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