Travel Blogs from Budapest
through forest and meadows to Lepence. From Lepence (105m/345ft) followed a trail leading up through forest and
meadows to the spectacular
scenery of the Pilis Mountains,
and the village of Dobogókő
(645m/2,112ft) – site of the
legendry ‘pulsating stone’. A
long tradition of people claiming
to feel a pulsating ...
... without this stop! It was actually quite sad once we got there.. Basically this was a memorial for people who were killed in WW2 when the nazi's invaded, and they threw the bodies in the river to hide them and because it was less messy than having to get rid of them by other methods. One particular story was of 2 children who were tied together, one bullet killed one child, but because they were both tied together, they both fell into the river ...
... shop, and take walks.
Since we were early (people from the last cruise were still on board), we dropped off our luggage and headed out for S2 (Jan-speak for “shopping and sightseeing”). Of course, we first had to check out a few hotels: the Kempinski Hotel Corvinus which was very modern and contemporary but sits right on one side of Elizabeth Park and the Four Seasons Gresham Palace which is in stunning a ...
... leaving the Basilica, I chose a different street to walk up, and ended up finding a delicious chocolate shop. I had an orange, cardamom hot chocolate, at the server's suggestion (they have a list of flavours you can choose from) and then 3 chocolates. The goat cheese dark chocolate was my favourite! The plum was good too, but the champagne one was disappointing.
Then, I made my way to the airport and back to London. Only an hour delay this time.
... of the best pieces of advice I could have been taken heed to. When I arrived to the hostel, it just had an amazing feel. More often than not, I go with my gut feeling and I immediately knew that I had stumbled upon a place I would love. The common room was cozy with a winding staircase in the middle leading up to the rooms. There was some artistic graffiti on the walls with lots of cool paraphernalia around to give it a punk/chilled out look and feel. Joe, an English guy working at ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed