Travel Blogs from Budapest
This budget airline Is very good for a short flight, not much leg room and no reclining seats.
I had booked a shuttle van to take us to our apartment and this was excellent. We were through reception and in our apartment by 11:00 a.m.
We have a lovely roomy one bedroom apartment on the 5th floor of a modern block with a balcony overlooking a small street. Shortly after arriving there was a knock ...
... why the aircraft was parked out there, as there were several empty ramps with jet-ways all around our gate, but what do I know? Note to self: be sure to allow lots of connection time if ever passing through Frankfurt airport again. Got into Frankfurt with no issues except I can't hear anything. I had a bit of a head cold on Sunday and apparently it has clogged my eustacion tubes, so no amount of gum chewing and swallowing has cleared them yet. I'm beginning to feel what the ...
... on the tour provided by the river cruise company on Sunday, however it is always a good introduction to a city and it was a lovely sunny day ( if a little chilly). We got off the bus at the Citadel where we got a free bowl of goulash soup which warmed us up beautifully. The views from the citadel were amazing. We then had a quick cup of coffee before getting ...
... the Heroes square includes the Museum of Fine Arts which showcases more than 100 000 art pieces. After which we journeyed to the St. Stephen's Basilica, one of the larger churches in Hungary.
The Danube River runs through the capital city, with a total of 8 bridges in connecting Buda and Pest together, which combined makes Budapest. On the Buda side of Hungary's ...
... stroll through some parks led us to Vajdahunyad Castle that illustrated architecture from various periods in time. Baroque, Romanesque, Medieval.
The afternoon was spent on the hilly side of the river called Buda. Most of this part was destroyed during WW2, so a fair amount was rebuilt. Our first stop was the main cathedral Matthias Church. It was very beautiful and had ...
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