Exploring Budapest on foot: 5 must sees

When I first arrived in Budapest I was a little overwhelmed by the size and scope of Hungary’s capital. I’d also heard a lot of good things, so my expectations were high. However, it didn’t take long for the charms of the city to win me over and in the end, I had a hard…

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The thing I enjoy most while traveling

Three weeks ago I left my job in Helsinki and started travelling through central Europe, on a trip that as yet has no end date or destination. I have several ideas in mind as to what I might do when I finish this stint of traveling, but these areas are well and truly in the…

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Budapest Favourites

Some of my favorite things to do in Hungary’s capital. Favourite Place to Read Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library. Head up to the 4th floor and you won’t want to leave. Definitely worth the 1000 HUF (3€) entry fee.       Favorite View Looking down on the Danube and Pest from the top of the…

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Travel Budgeting: Budapest

Budapest has became a crazily popular tourist destination in recent years due to the beauty, culture, nightlife and affordability for western tourists. Below is a breakdown of what I spent during 6 days in Hungary’s capital.   City: Budapest Travel Style: Budget Currency: Hungarian Forint (HUF): 1€ = 300 HUF Daily Spend: 40€     Cost…

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