Travel Blogs from Budapest
Nice surprise to find a corner bath and sauna in our hotel room.
Drive not too bad, went for a walk by the river then into town, there are some lovely buildings which you will see in the photos below.
Budapest is split by the river Danube, Buda on one side and Pest the other, we stayed in Pest.
Got chatting to a New York …
... but Bob stayed on his feet!
One day we took a ferry across the Danube,
(10 minutes), to Nagymaros, and
followed paths through the
southern Börzsöny Hills, rich in
‘romantic’ scenery of volcanic
origin. The volcanic rock structures were magnificent. From Hegyestet
(Alt. 482m/1,580ft), were magnificent views
of the Danube, the ...
... did find ourselves marginally ebbing when we had planned to be, but nothing that panicked Pete too much! We picked up breakfast in the supermarket we had tried to go to yesterday, then went back to the hotel to pick up our bags for the walk to the train station. It was really hot this morning so we were dreading the half hour walk to the station.. We planned to take the shaded route! We eventually made it to the station, and got the train without ...
... is called a “fish pedicure” (signs for these are everywhere!). You put your feet into a swirling bath of water and then little fishes swim all around and much on your feet/skin …. Well, you get the idea. Apparently, these little fishes do a great pedicure. UGH! Needless to say, even though we were assured that it was a great bargain at 3000 HUF (about $13), we passed on this opportunity.
Lunch was in a wonderful ...
After dancing last night, it was a little tough to get up this morning and make my way back across the river into Buda for the Invisible Exhibition. But, boy, can I say it was ever worth it! I was very curious when I discovered the Invisible Exhibition in the brochure. It was a bit expensive, as you need to hire a foreign guide (who can speak English), but I managed to tag onto a group of 6 Brits who were also going in English (you need to book in advance). For any of you who have been to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking