Posts Categorized: Budapest

Budapest // Vajdahubyad Castle

It was Erica’s birthday, so we knew we wanted to do something really special. After we had to move to a hostel because our couch surfing hosts were expecting another guest that night, we decided to visit the Széchenyi thermal baths, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe. It was glorious. There were saunas,… Read more »

Budapest // Heroes’ Square

Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere) at dusk, at night, and in daylight. One of the most important sites in Budapest, it commemorates the seven tribes who founded the city in addition to other Hungarian heroes. It is also the location of our second picnic dinner. At dusk, it was quiet; the tourists were at dinner, the… Read more »

Budapest // Exploring Buda Castle

A mid-morning stroll to Budapest’s Buda Castle was the unquestionable journey on that early May day. The air was warm and welcoming, the foliage was bright green around the city, and the steep walk up the hill to the castle didn’t seem so bad with the rustling breeze and the calmness seeping from the old… Read more »

Budapest // sunset picnicking

Budapest is one of my favorite cities in Europe (that I’ve been to, anyway.). It feel distinctly different from major Western European cities, but these blaring differences are simultaneously difficult to put your finger on. Perhaps it’s the buildings, with their Eastern-esque architecture and deeper shades that make for such a stark contrast with Paris’s… Read more »

Budapest, March 2013

After posting absolutely nothing for four months (what?!) I am finally getting back to work on this blog, so I’m planning on getting all caught up on my travel posts from last semester as well as kicking off new themes for posts…but more on that later. So in my last post I posted some pictures… Read more »

Budapest – Kerepesi Cemetery

So for both my trip to Budapest and my trip to Stockholm, I took far too many pictures to fit into one post, so I’m going to spit them up as best I can! To start off, here are some pictures from Kerepesi Cemetery in Budapest, referred to in my tourist guide as the “Pere… Read more »