Category: Hungary

Exploring Budapest’s Ruin Pubs

Some people come to Budapest for the architecture. Others come for the al fresco thermal baths. Some (probably most, if we’re being honest!) come for the nightlife. Budapest has all the ingredients for a great night out. The beer and wine are cheap, the city is easy to get around, and the Jewish Quarter is home to some really unique, so-called ‘ruin pubs’. These pubs started popping up at the turn of the 21st century, when the neighbourhood’s abandoned houses and factory buildings were filled with second-hand furniture and makeshift bars. These days, they’re at the heart of Budapest’s not-so-underground...

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Esztergom – Historic Hungary on The Danube

I was staying in Slovakia which has so much to offer with all areas of interest covered, it is also in a great location making it easy to hop across the borders into neighbouring countries. Today we we were heading across the River Danube into Esztergom, Hungary, to look around the magnificent Esztergom Cathedral. HHistory has it that in the middle ages there once stood 7 churches on Castle Hill, then in the years between 1822 to 1869 a Cathedral was erected around its predecessors bringing together its spiritual heritage and making this Hungary’s largest church. The 360 degree views...

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