Budapest

10 Reasons to fall IN LOVE with Budapest

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Every time someone asks me what my favourite city is, I don’t even take a moment to hesitate. My eyes light up and the answer simply rolls off my tongue- it has to be the capital of Hungary, Budapest.  I’ve now visited this city twice, and the more I discover about it, the more I fall in love with it. Epitomizing the meaning of European charm, this place is [...]

5 reasons to go to ..... Budapest

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I just fell in love with Budapest when I visited last year. Whether it was relaxing outdoors in a thermal bath after an invigorating Thai massage, hitting up a ruin pub with a cute boy or drinking some of the local wine, I swore to myself that I'd return for another visit. By the time I finished writing this post, I booked my flight and will soon be visiting[...]

3 Great Art Bars in Budapest

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I arrived in Budapest for my semester abroad in the beginning of September. Unfortunately the glorious sunny days didn’t last for very long, and soon we found ourselves facing rain (and eventually snow) and looking for ways to do our socializing indoors. Budapest has fantastic night life, but while a crazy night out dancing is great fun, it’s not the best[...]

Budapest on a Budget: Accommodation

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Hungary’s capital city is known for many things: classic architecture, abundant Turkish baths, pornography, cool night life, and sweet sweet prices. While I studied abroad in Budapest, I paid about $150 per month for my own room with a beautiful loft in a shared flat with a huge kitchen and bathroom. But okay I get it, not everyone is living in Budapest and [...]

BUDAPEST: A must see, hear, taste, feel.

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This is how happy I was the entire time I was there. Seriously. Let me make this very clear. When I arrived in Budapest I learned that not only did I know negative 3% about the city itself, but I knew negative 100% how to properly pronounce the name. If you can do it without sounding like a pretentious non-Hungarian, by all means begin NOW. The correct pro[...]