Cakes and Coffee at the Cake Shop in Budapest

I didn’t know Budapest had such a strong cafe culture until I arrived here and witnessed it myself. I shamelessly ate cake every single day during our week-long stay and didn’t worry about gaining any weight because of all the walking and exploring we otherwise did when we weren’t gobbling down the good stuff. WeContinue reading “Cakes and Coffee at the Cake Shop in Budapest”

Stunning Inside and Outside: The Hungarian Parliament Building

I think the Hungarian Parliament building puts most others to shame. You have to see it to believe it, I guess. It’ll leave you speechless. I highly recommend taking a guided tour of the building. The entrance fee was worth every Forint.   The English ones were fully booked out when we arrived, so weContinue reading “Stunning Inside and Outside: The Hungarian Parliament Building”

Walking Through the Castle District of Budapest

The Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion I posted about last time are pictured on top left-side of this map. The areas marked with yellow circles are also very beautiful, but the streets were under construction when I was there in May. This region is called the Castle District (A Budai Várnegyed), and it’s aContinue reading “Walking Through the Castle District of Budapest”

The Best Panoramic View of Budapest from the Fisherman’s Bastion

This was our second time in Budapest, and instead of driving to Hungary from Switzerland we flew over this time. We arrived on a sunny afternoon, and we were very eager to embrace our week-long tourist identities right away. One of the first places we visited was the Fisherman’s Bastion (Halaszbastya). I think it’s theContinue reading “The Best Panoramic View of Budapest from the Fisherman’s Bastion”