Travel Blogs from Budapest
... cents, and if you give a dollar, they won’t give you 30 cents back, they’ll give you 29 cents. A penny here and there is probably not a big deal, but it might add up in a big store, but it feels like a more healthy attitude towards money here. I’m a big penny pincher but at the end of the day, that one cent really isn’t going to make or break your bank account.
I got on the wifi at the hostel and did some stuff. I already had ...
... to Prien, just about to change at Salzburg.
Christmas Market Break-down;
-Food; Hungarian food hasn't exactly overwhelmed me, but it was good to try something different. Don't be surprised if the food isn't served piping hot, it doesn't seem to be favourable here.
-Drink; Palinka is a favourite here, a clear shot, to keep you warm. I steered clear.
-Shopping; There are many lovely ...
... 1 a night and water for €1 for ten minutes tap time. The town was a typical Austrian Alpine town full of very well kept old houses with beautiful gardens, as well as some very photogenic derelict buildings and an old stone kirk built in the 1400's. For tea we ate one of our staple dishes of the trip, solar molten cheese fried with some pasta. We then went to sleep, and on waking, opened the curtains to a mountain. We like the alps.
... and thread now and I fixes them with relative ease.
Today we were leaving Sarajevo, which was the capital of the Bosnian part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and going to the capital of the Herzegovina part, in Mostar.
But before that, we had to book our train ticket and explore more of the city. This included us walking up out of the old-town, and experience the real Sarajevo, which was very interesting to say the least.
We then stopped ...
... horses, shooting arrows at targets from speeding horses + many other items. Dinner listed as Captain's Welcome Dinner - had to dress up a bit - some people in tuxedos etc. - Sat at table with woman from England who was 80 today. Internet is very slow on boat - they have one satellite feed which is split between everyone on board. Left Budapest at 6pm - Arrive Vienna 7pm ...