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 …

Continue reading ‘Budapest from above – seen from an airplane!’ »

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, …

Continue reading ‘Christmas market by St. Stephens Basilica 2018’ »

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 …

Continue reading ‘A nice Budapest panorama’ »

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 …

Continue reading ‘Egyetem square in Budapest (University square)’ »

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. …

Continue reading ‘Budapest Christmas market dates 2018’ »

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 …

Continue reading ‘Can I pay with Bitcoin 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. …

Continue reading ‘Hungarian Grand Prix 2017 – dates and tickets’ »

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, …

Continue reading ‘FINA World Championship in Budapest 2017’ »

Watch out for wrong currencies as you travel with taxi in Budapest

The taxis in Budapest does not have the best rumor in the world, and that is easy to understand. Watch out for how much you pay and for the change you get back as you use the taxis in Budapest. Last week we arranged a guided tour for a nice group of Scandinavians in Budapest. …

Continue reading ‘Watch out for wrong currencies as you travel with taxi in Budapest’ »

Big evening for Hungarian football

Yesterday at exactly 22.40 shouts of joy could be heard from thousands of Hungarian homes and from more than 20,000 people present at the Groupama Arena. The Norwegian fans had already left the field, but the Hungarian players and the crowd remained at the stadium for a long time celebrating their qualification to a world …

Continue reading ‘Big evening for Hungarian football’ »