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Budapest in September: Wine Festivals and More – Budapest Travel Article

Budapest in September: Wine Festivals and More One of the gems of Eastern Europe, and the Pearl of Danube, Budapest is a fascinating destination – a city with pulsating nightlife, charming parks, stunning architectural landmarks, and museums that will inspire, surprise and even provoke. It manages to keep lively and full of rich experiences every season. September, the first month of the fall, is the ideal time to visit Budapest if you are an oenophile. They have…

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5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter – Budapest Travel Article

5 ways to warm up in Budapest in winter Dec21 When the temperature dips in Budapest, that’s when the city comes alive with warmth! That’s because the cold months of winter are one of the best times of year to explore the Hungarian capital, with plenty of sites to see and flavours to taste that will warm your heart no matter the windchill. From Christmas markets to thermal spas, here’s how to embrace winter in Budapest. Browse the Christmas markets As winter…

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Top Attractions Near Mamaison Hotel Andrássy Budapest ⋆ Mamaison Travel Blog – Budapest Travel Article

Top Attractions Near Mamaison Hotel Andrássy Budapest ⋆ Mamaison Travel Blog Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival When you stay at Mamaison Hotel Andrássy Budapest here are the attractions that are just a short walk from our hotel. Mamaison Hotel Andrássy Budapest is an attraction in its own right. A unique venue, Mamaison Andrássy is housed inside a historic Bauhaus landmark dating from 1937. The building, once an orphanage, is now a luxurious hotel, perfect for business travelers, but also, a…

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How 3 Budapest friends are making a mark in eco-design – Budapest Travel Article

How 3 Budapest friends are making a mark in eco-design Nov17 The Medence Group Art and Service Ltd was founded in 2000 as an independent physical and spiritual creative workshop by three friends (Tóbiás Terebessy, designer; Gergely (Gergő) Magyar, visual communication designer; András Gross, architect). Today, 17 years later, they are one of the most well-known names in Hungary for sustainable design. Their recycled bags can be seen on the arms of a lot of people, but this collective really…

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Enjoy Budapest while watching the Amazon Original series Hanna – Budapest Travel Article

Enjoy Budapest while watching the Amazon Original series Hanna Sometimes it can be cool to watch a city you love on the TV screen. Nothing can be compared to walking along the Danube in Budapest enjoying the city during daytime and nighttime, but if you cannot do so at the moment, enjoying Budapest on your TV can be very nice as well! A few days ago, I had the chance of watching the Amazon Original TV series named Hanna. It…

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Where to Get the Best Cup of Coffee in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Where to Get the Best Cup of Coffee in Budapest The quest for the perfect cup of coffee in Budapest is a rewarding journey. The city is full of historic cafes as well as hipster-style boutique coffee bars that brew all kinds of caffeine-infused drinks to satisfy the more demanding cohorts of consumers. Searching for the best cup of coffee in Budapest will also reward you with cultural discoveries as many of these places are housed in…

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Budapest Sights Worth Traveling for: Aquincum – Budapest Travel Article

Budapest Sights Worth Traveling for: Aquincum Aquincum, the “Hungarian Pompei,” is one of the most ancient sites to visit in Budapest. It was settled by the Celtic tribe Eravisci, who also inhabited Gellért Hill and Dunaújváros. It was then part of the Roman limes stronghold complex serving as headquarters for a Roman legion of 6000 until 89 AD. Aquincum grew into a powerful city by the end of the second century, becoming the capital of the Roman…

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Where to find the best burger in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Where to find the best burger in Budapest Mar21 Take your favourite rock songs, add in homemade hamburgers and good beers, and you have the makings of a perfect meal in Budapest. Rock Burger Bar by Zsigmond Szivós and Mészáros Máté has all these things — including the best burger in Budapest, according to our local Budapest guides. Burgers are made with only the highest quality Hungarian beef and topped with homemade Hungarian sauces such as ketchup, BBQ with plum…

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Why I left Budapest (1/2) – Budapest Travel Article

Why I left Budapest (1/2) Many of my followers noticed that I no longer post pictures of Budapest but of an entirely different continent. Besides that, I also changed my Twitter profile from Katechka Magyarka to Katechka Voyageuse. Note: I haven’t changed it on Facebook because it doesn’t want to let me. But what has happened? Before you get to know the reasons that led me to leaving Hungary, here are a few facts. I arrived to Budapest on 13.12.2013,…

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Hotels near the Christmas markets in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Hotels near the Christmas markets in Budapest Are you looking for a hotel near the Christmas markets in Budapest? Which hotel should you pick? Here you have some suggestions for centrally located hotels in Budapest near the most important Christmas markets! As you might know already, Budapest is a fantastic city. And even though the city is fantastic all year round, it is especially beautiful before Christmas. That is when the Christmas lights are turned on, and the Christmas markets…

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Things to do in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Things to do in Budapest May31 The Hungarian capital can be many things to many people — something that makes it a particularly ideal travel destination. A rich history, architectural beauty, stunning skyline and proximity to nature only scratch the surface of what you can find in Budapest. Looking for more? Our local Budapest tour guides have gathered their picks for some of the best things to see and do while you’re visiting. Explore Mikszáth Square Mikszáth Square is in…

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Why I left Budapest (2/2) – Budapest Travel Article

Why I left Budapest (2/2) I left Budapest in July 2017 after 3.5 years of living in this beautiful capitol. This is a part 2 of my series about the reasons that led me to quitting Budapest. Read the first part about how the city changed, and how tourism shapes it. Or just be a rebel, and read the second part first. Right now. Living in the heart of Budapest has endless advantages, but brings surprising disadvantages, too. The city…

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Tasting the bites and seeing the sights in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Tasting the bites and seeing the sights in Budapest Mar01 It’s a blazing hot day in the middle of summer in Budapest, and a group of 11 travellers from various parts of the world are gathered outside the city’s iconic Central Market Hall. We’re hungry to explore one of Europe’s great destinations, and Gergo Csada, our guide, has just the plan to weave the varied flavours of Hungary’s cuisine into our day alongside the fascinating and sometimes troubled history of his…

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World Urban Games 2019 in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

World Urban Games 2019 in Budapest The World Urban Games is an awesome event taking place in Budapest from September 13th to September 15th. Would you like to know more about the World Urban Games? Would you like to see it with your own eyes? How to get to the venue for the event? Find out everything you need to know about the World Urban Games in Budapest in 2019! The World Urban Games in BudapestThe World Urban Games will…

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Top Things to Do in Városliget – Budapest Travel Article

Top Things to Do in Városliget Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival Visitors who come to Budapest for the first time are often amazed by the lush city park known as Városliget at the city’s vibrant centre. The green space that was once known as Ökör-dűlő, which means “Oxmeadow,” was one of the world’s first public parks. Since its coming into being back in the mid-1200s, the park has been referred to as Budapest’s green lungs. This amazing green space is…

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Tasting the bites and seeing the sights in Budapest – Budapest Travel Article

Tasting the bites and seeing the sights in Budapest It’s a blazing hot day in the middle of summer in Budapest, and a group of 11 travellers from various parts of the world are gathered outside the city’s iconic Central Market Hall. We’re hungry to explore one of Europe’s great destinations, and Gergo Csada, our guide, has just the plan to weave the varied flavours of Hungary’s cuisine into our day alongside the fascinating and sometimes troubled history of his hometown…

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