One of the quirkiest and unique structures I have ever seen. Fisherman’s Bastion was constructed to celebrate 1000 years of rule by a monarch as a viewing tower. Though the original walls of the viewing structure were used in battle for many centuries, the ceremonial building was created with no military or defense purpose. Its... Continue Reading →

An island with a sad history. Poor Princess Margarit was exiled to this island to live in a convent. Today the island is only for recreational use, boasting several gardens, a running track, a bathhouse, a hotel and restaurants. Though it is small, it is right in the middle of the Danube and offers spectacular... Continue Reading →

Our time in Budapest was limited. In hindsight, I really could have gone to a different bathhouse everyday and my next trip I will do so as I would consider myself a connoisseur. Szechenyi is one of the largest bathhouses in Budapest and figured this out by getting lost a few times. There were so... Continue Reading →

When you hear the word ‘ruin’ you are probably expecting to see some old crumbling building, right? Everyone in person and online raves about the ruin bars in Budapest, so for some reason I was imagining cave like bars. In my humble opinion, there is only one ruin bar worth its salt and that is... Continue Reading →

The best way to kick off a trip in a new city is to take a walking tour to orient yourself, get your bearings and allow yourself to be squired around the city by a guide. It can be overwhelming to hop off a bus or a train in a new city and navigate your... Continue Reading →

I just traveled around the world for 4 months and was able to stick to my rigid budget with a lot of planning and preparation. Time is of the essence when booking travel plans and keep that in mind if you are determined to travel on the cheap. I learned a lot while traveling that... Continue Reading →

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