What is it about a place that compels us call it romantic?
Travel Planning: Seeing 2020 by Looking Back
Christmas in Europe: Dazzling Markets and Rich Traditions
If Only in My Dreams My favorite places in Europe to kick off the Christmas season Come along and dream with me about Christmases past and those to come. My first time: England Christmas in London I’ll never forget our first European Christmas experience in London. We enthusiastically soaked up…
Best of Budapest: Spa in the City
Nicknamed “City of Spas” because of its abundance of natural thermal springs, Budapest has had public baths since the Romans first built them there. Almost any list of top things to do in the city has a visit to a Budapest spa in the top five.
5 Reasons I Went Back: Budapest Highlights
Just nine months after our first visit to Budapest, I was compelled to go back, longing to revisit Budapest highlights we experienced before and to check out others that we had missed.
Budapest District 8: The Palace Neighborhood
Until recently, Budapest District 8 was off the radar for visitors, considered a high crime area with buildings in various stages of disrepair from neglect. It’s still not a place that tourists will easily find.
Getting Around Budapest
We’ve always looked at “getting there” as part of the fun while traveling, even within a city. On our recent trip, we found Budapest to be one of the easiest cities to get around quickly.
Beneath Budapest in the Buda Hills
Visiting tourist attractions on the Buda (western) side of the Danube, such as Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church, you may not be aware that there is more to explore beneath Budapest.