Sziszi Fogado

Address: XIX. Kossuth Lajos utca 42, Budapest, 1195, Hungary | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Budapest

Plazas, pastries and catching up with the past

A travel blog entry by lahra on Sep 26, 2014

1 comment, 33 photos

... schnitzel as the girls had both said that was what they wanted. Shortly after we arrived, Andrea walked in with her Austrian husband Thomas. I hadn't seen Andrea for 25 years and would not have recognised her if I'd walked past her in the street- apart from everything, she now has very dark hair! She doesn't speak any English and my Hungarian is woeful now, but we muddled through and it was lovely to see her again.

After dinner we walked across to the giant ...

Reflections - Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Gulag

A travel blog entry by commuter on Sep 19, 2014


... take the public bus, which is what we love, but we had one day, and we wanted to make maximum use of time. We also packed a sandwich and drinks with us, and were glad to have them when the tour was done. There is food there but we didn't feel like talking with anybody.
It was Saturday, it was early, it didn't feel crowded, we had plenty of time to be with our thoughts, which was another concern we heard from others. The first English tour was 9:30.


Day 1 Budapest

A travel blog entry by laurenursaki on Jul 16, 2014

8 photos

... also tried a lemoncello shot and the last one none of us can remember the name of (lol). We were able to feast at a nice restaurant for barely any money at all. The city is even less expensive than Prague! We checked out the bar scene on Nagymezo Utca then headed back to our hostel. We're all exhausted! Interflat Hostel is ok - not as great as the hostel in Prague but it serves its purpose. We're all looking forward to exploring more of the city ...

More art and food

A travel blog entry by kerriejohn on Jul 03, 2014

6 photos

... to visit the rest of this fine collection. They also had a special and extensive exhibition of Toulouse Lautrec works on paper which was most interesting.

In need of refreshment we walked to a nearby park and had lunch on the terrace of "Robinson’s Timeless Kitchen Since 1989" next to a small lake with ducks and people riding paddle boats. During the meal I discovered that we were next to the famous Gundel Restaurant (since 1894!) which ...

Buda and Pest and everything in between

A travel blog entry by oski on Feb 08, 2014

21 photos

... on the bus. They were mostly male with shaved heads and all heading in the same direction once we got off the bus. Zoltan explained that not only was the Nazi party an active party in Hungary, but they have 17% of the seats in the Parliament. I was surprised to hear this as I had conventionally thought that the party would have died out in the wake of the events of the war, but it is alive and well, although going under a different party name with the ...