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About Budapest

The Hungarian capital is a treasure trove of baroque, eclectic and neoclassical architecture, a veritable gold mine for the intrepid explorer with wonderful discoveries waiting to be made at every turn.

Hungarian food is one of the most sophisticated styles of cooking in Europe, and Budapest is home to a vast array of culinary delights. It’s reputation as a food capital may have dwindles in recent years, but it's once again drawing the attention of many a critic.

Temperatures range from just below freezing in winter to the mid-twenties at the height of summer. There's minimal rainfall but snow is fairly common in the winter months.

The city is serviced by Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD), about 10 miles east of the city. Local transport includes metro, tram and bus routes as well as a smart bicycle sharing network thats great for getting around and seeing all its wonderful sights.

There's so much to do and see in Budapest, from the museums, galleries, libraries and opera houses to the architecture, restaurants, road side cafes, bars and clubs. There's really no excuse not to book your next trip now.

Budapest Blog posts

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16th May 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Budapest (that aren’t the thermal springs)

Don’t get me wrong, the thermal springs and baths are SUPER cool. You’ll definitely want to add either the Széchenyi Thermal Bath or Gellért Baths to your itinerary — or both! However, there’s so much more to Budapest, Hungary than taking a dip in the warm waters and this list covers ten of the best options that you’ll want to add to your itinerary....


16th June 2019 by The Blonde Abroad

The best destinations to travel to in August

Summer is going to be in full swing soon enough, and for those that want to plan the ultimate trip to finish off the sunny season—August is the best time to visit countless destinations around the globe!However, there are a few places that aren’t so ideal. Many European hotspots are abandoned in August while the locals go on holiday. In Paris, for example, small boutiques and restaurants often close as Parisians explore the countryside…so you really won’t get much of the local...


28th May 2019 by Rachel on Route

Best cities for celebrating halloween

Halloween! The much loved and celebrated holiday is just around the corner, and I asked fellow bloggers what their ‘Best Cities For Celebrating Halloween!’ are! They didn’t fail to inspire some amazing autumnal travel from across the world. With both traditional and some more unusual celebrations going on to celebrate the holiday. Unsurprisingly – I was overwhelmed with suggestions of cities in the USA. You guys certainly love to celebrate during this season! So in that vein, I’m...