Budapest Parliament: Architectural Wonder of Europe

Last updated on March 6th, 2019 at 05:23 amBudapest is divided into two sections that are separated by the famed Danube river. Not surprisingly they are named Buda and Pest and were once completely separate towns under different rule. The seat of the current Hungarian government, the Országház, was completed in 1904 and built to showcase the grandeur…

Politics and Music Collide in Budapest

Last updated on September 2nd, 2020 at 05:26 amGiven that the election wasn’t so long ago…. Barack Obama + Osama Bin Laden + John Lennon + Elvis+ Michael Jackson =  The Fabulous Freedom Loving and Hating Five? Photo taken at Budapest Hungary’s Great Market Hall.

Which Budapest Baths- Széchenyi or Rudas?

Last updated on April 12th, 2024 at 02:24 pmMineral baths are very popular in Budapest. Hungarians have been using them for centuries to relax and aid a wide assortment of ailments. Budapest is one of the few capital cities in the world that lies atop a plethora of hot thermal springs. Aside from healthy minerals…

Budapest’s Castle Hill at Night

Last updated on March 6th, 2019 at 06:15 amThe Danube separates Buda from Pest, which used to be different towns. Here are images of Budapest’s Castle Hill at night. The photo of Budapest Parliament above was taken from the Pest side of town. Moving on to Castle Hill photos… Budapest’s Royal Palace, on a frigid October night.

Hungarian Cuisine: Advice for Dining in Budapest

Last updated on March 6th, 2019 at 05:20 amWe were recently in Budapest and enjoyed a number of meals around town. Traditional Hungarian cooking is typically rich and meat-centric. There are some great deals to be found in Budapest, meals that would normally cost around 20 to 30 euro in Western Europe, will cost you…