Budapest

Budapest’s Thermal Baths

Fun fact: Did you know that Budapest sits on top of the world’s largest thermal cave system? These caves were created by gushing hot spring that now create the city’s famous bath houses. Therefore, it would be a complete shame to visit this beautiful city without, literally, plunging in, as the locals do!   When I […] Read more…

Budapest : Pest District

If Buda is the more ancient hilly district, Pest is the bustling, sprawling modern sister. Not to say that Pest is too modern. After all, it still houses continental Europe’s oldest underground railway system which runs below the famous Andrássy út, an elegant street lined with beautiful buildings from Budapest’s shining era before the desolation of […] Read more…

Spanning the Danube: Budapest Bridges

As an appropriate segway between our day spent in the hills of Buda and the day spent exploring Pest, I thought I would introduce you to one of the most beautiful sights of Budapest: its bridges. Seven bridges span the Danube as it runs through the city of Budapest. Of the five that were originally […] Read more…

Budapest : Buda District

    Budapest, the modern day city of the two ancient cities of Buda and Pest that are eternally separated by the swift-moving Danube River. Its ancient roots and history of occupations, turmoil, and war have shaped it into one of the most interesting and diverse cities in Europe. In a way, it has remained one […] Read more…