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19 Little Amazing Things We Adore about Budapest

We all know the saying that happiness comes from the little things. Budapest has plenty of these to offer and once you learn to pay attention to them, you’ll notice how little batches of joy will enter your everyday life.   The next time when you’re commuting, hurrying or otherwise making your stressful way through […]

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Day Trip Itinerary in Budapest: The Children’s Railway and the Buda Hills

Budapestians lovingly refer to the “Children’s Railway” as the most pleasant remnant of socialism in Budapest. Its history is deeply rooted in Hungary’s dark-red communist past and the Pioneer Movement (“Úttörőmozgalom”) – an organisation for children operated by communist parties all across the Soviet Bloc.   From the 1950s onwards almost every single child was part of the […]

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30 Amazing Things to Experience in Budapest in Spring 2018 – Your Ultimate Bucket List

  For us, a new year in Budapest begins not with the first of January, but with spring. You know, the time, when trees, flowers and hormones begin blossoming. When cafés and bars open up their terraces. When our fingers and toes don’t fall off anymore once we go outside. And the time, when the best activities […]

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A Stunning Weekend Getaway from Budapest – Zebegény & the Danube Bend (Dunakanyar)

There is more to the Danube Bend than just the Visegrád Castle. And while most people only see the area in a short day trip from Budapest, the Danube Bend Area is actually a perfect getaway for the whole weekend, as there is so much to see and do.    The trick is to make […]

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These Brilliant Instagrammers Will Make You Fall in Love With Budapest this Spring 2018

Looking for some creative beauty and motivation to spice up your days? Turn to these beautiful, interesting, curious and / or detail-loving Insta-accounts and be inspired to focus more on your surroundings. These are our favourite Budapest-based Instagrammers that nail the city in the best possible way.*   *Alphabetical order. We love them all equally. […]

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16 Awesome Casual Wine Bars in Budapest and a Crash Course in Must-Try Hungarian Wines

We love a good wine once in a while. What we don’t like on the other hand is the often snobbish and pretentious flair that prevails in so-called “wine-bars” and the prices that come with it. Still, we often don’t want to settle for the cheap “folyóbor” (flowing wine) that you get in most pubs […]

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29 + 2 Cool Things to do in Budapest in Winter 2017/2018

Most people we know – including ourselves – just dread city-winters. They’re cold, they’re wet, they’re grey and they just drag our moods down for days or even weeks. We’d love to say that this isn’t true for Budapest, that the city turns into a total winter fairytale with coziness all around but reality would […]