No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Budapest
... Hungarian wine and a visit to one of the Ruin Bars, decrepit about-to-be-demolished historic buildings transformed into a junk-shop bar area with newspaper chandeliers, old and creepy wonky paintings and strange metalwork contraptions. Unfortunately my phone is far too terrible to capture a picture of this assault on my senses.
Sunday we strolled to the main park in Hungary past some very huge buildings ...
... up on a few things, but once he arrives there are still many things to learn about the Egyetem system, Hungarian academics and local community - and Istvan has been a good and willing source. I think we all grasp that the things will get busier in February when regular classes start, but his schedule will be significantly lighter in the spring (he taught something like 300 students in the fall, in two unique courses, with multiple sections and versions of the same ...
... sold mulled wine and other Hungarian treats such as Langos, which is essentially a beaver tale and can be served with sour cream and/or cheese, or some other savoury toppings. Vajhunyad Castle is there as well, which looks like something out of a fairy tale. It's meant to showcase different styles of architecture through the ages. In the Danube between Buda and Pest, there is Margaret Island which has walking/biking/running paths and some cafes, and was wonderful on ...
... as we were passing it anyway we showed them and even walked
past trying to see the culprit inside. She was no where to be seen. We
eventually made it back to the hostel after a quick detour to the nightclub
from the previous night, the owls looking even weirder this time around when
your less inebriated.
Thus concludes our stay in Budapest! We had
a gripping time here and at the risk of sounding ironic we had a happy ending
... very disappointed. We wandered back along Vaci Utza, which John said used to be the exclusive fashion strip. I was tempted by a few dresses but, with my beer income and champagne tastes, it wasn't going to happen.
The dinner cruise was absolutely wonderful with a great 4 course meal as the sun set and we repeatedly went up and down the central part of the city past the main local landmarks. It was very romantic and a wonderful way to celebrate our second ...