Travel Blogs from Budapest
After our luxurious train ride from Krakow, we arrived to Budapest where things heated up...literally. It was warm in Hungary. We walked to our Hostel, Activity Hostel, which was in a residential building. We gathered our winter things and a few souvenirs and headed to the post office which was an experience to say the least. No one spoke English …
... it’s in the Latin alphabet it is so much more manageable to navigate than Russia. And most of the people I interacted with spoke English. I would highly recommend this amazing city to visit- it is magical and elegant and seeped in culture and history. I can’t wait to come back and when I do, I plan to explore the Roman baths, which there wasn’t time for this time, but I’ve heard are a key experience for the Budapest visitor.
... friendly and funny as well. We had a good laugh and chat during the ride, and actually one of the guys lived only one minute away from our hostel. It couldnt have worked out any smoother. We thanked our kind driver, and retired to our hostel for another quiet night in the room.
Our plan for today was to head up north to Pristina, Kosovo, which is the capital. We were just gonna make a quick stop on our way to Montenegro and it was not far out of the way. With all the ...
... Felt wonderful since the heat is coming back.
We found a lovely cafe down the street from our hotel, and had a very leisurely lunch and coffee.
Our room has the most unbelievable view. We're on the Buda side, so we can see the river and the whole Pest side of the city.
Ran into two couples from the boat, Jim and Mary, and Tom and Donna. They invited us to dinner. Reservations at 7:30.
We took a walk around the Buda ...
... the Just, was particularly impressive with its hand painted interior. The Castle walls also offered a spectacular view over the city. We ate lunch next door to hotel, checked in, and had a nap. We woke in the evening for a tram ride into town, having dinner at the Chess Restaurant. I had grilled fish with Gnocchi, Nat Chicken stuffed with asparagus, paired with a tasty bottle of Hungarian white wine. We had a chocolate souffle for desert and tried a couple of shots of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast