Category: Budapest

Budapest selected as the best destination in Europe in 2019

Based on votes from more than 200,000 users, Budapest was just voted the best destination to visit in Europe in 2019. When are you coming? My first thought after reading about the results was that “probably all of Hungary voted for this to happen.” During the European Championship in football in 2016, the Hungarians did […]

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Wine festival in Tokaj

Tokaj Harvest Festival 2019

A few days ago we received an email from someone curious about the dates for the Tokaj Harvest Festival in 2019. Here you have them! The Tokaj Harvest Festival, also known as Tokaji Szüreti napok in Hungary, is arranged every single year, and it is a big celebration of the grape harvest in the region. […]

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Budapest seen from the flight!

Budapest from above – seen from an airplane!

Before arriving to Budapest, or as you leave Budapest, you might be extremely lucky and get a beautiful view of the city. If you sit by the window, make sure to have your camera or your phone ready, just in case. I just bumped into the following image on Facebook recently, taken by someone just […]

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christmas market by st stephens basilica

Christmas market by St. Stephens Basilica 2018

We have known the dates for the Christmas market at Vörösmarty square for a long time, but just recently, the dates for the Christmas market in front for the St. Stephen’s Basilica was published as well. The Christmas market in front of the St. Stephen’s Basilica is getting better and better for every year. In 2017, […]

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liberty bridge panorama

A nice Budapest panorama

The most popular spot in Budapest for beautiful pictures might be from the citadella at the Gellert Hill. But, if you climb down the hill, you can get some awesome shots as you walk towards the Gellert hotel as well. The picture above was taken a month ago as I walked from the citadella on […]

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Egyetem tér in Budapest

Egyetem square in Budapest (University square)

Budapest has a lot of hidden treasures, and one of them is the amazing Egyetem square (University square). It can be found between the popular Ferenciek square and Kalvin square, and it is very close to another hidden treasure, the Karolyi garden. The square has been named after the university at the square, the University […]

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Christmas market dates 2018

Budapest Christmas market dates 2018

When will the Christmas markets open in Budapest in 2018? When will they close? Where are the most popular Christmas markets located? We get questions such as these all the time, and especially from people looking to buy plane tickets, but they just want the dates confirmed before they press confirm on the booking page. […]

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bitcoin in budapest

Can I pay with Bitcoin in Budapest?

Would you like to pay with Bitcoin during your trip to Budapest? Is it possible? Are there many stores and restaurants in which you can pay with Bitcoin? Bitcoin is the biggest and most famous cryptocurrency in the world. But, that does not mean that it is the best for doing small purchases. If you […]

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Formula 1 in Budapest

Hungarian Grand Prix 2017 – dates and tickets

The most popular weekend of the year in Budapest is the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. In the end of July the best Formula 1 racers in the world come to Budapest to compete at Hungaroring, so also in 2017. The main race during the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2017 will be arranged on July 30th. […]

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Fina World Championships 2017

FINA World Championship in Budapest 2017

In the time between July 14th and July 30th Budapest and Hungary will be invaded by the worlds best swimmers and lots of supports. The FINA World Championships were not actually supposed to be arranged in Budapest, but after the winning bid which was made by Mexico, didn’t want to arrange the event after all, […]

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