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Category Archives: Hungary

Where to Watch the World Cup in Europe

Team USA might not have made it to the Finals, but if you’re traveling in Europe this summer there will be no escaping the excitement around Football’s Greatest Show on Earth. Most of the Continent is mad for soccer (call it football when you’re there, please) and there will be plenty of places across many… Continue Reading

Curious Thirst Quenchers: Regional Soft Drinks from Central & Eastern Europe

Curious Thirst Quenchers

Everyone needs some refreshment when they’re exploring new cities. But often travelers find themselves reaching for the old familiars rather than trying something unusual. Now that Coca Cola is available just about everywhere, it can be harder to branch out. But one great part of traveling is getting out of your comfort zone. There’s no… Continue Reading

The Best Christmas Markets in Budapest

The Best Christmas Markets in Budapest

Starting from the 10th of November, Budapest is a true winter wonderland. Listed in the Top 10 Most Beautiful European Christmas Markets, the Christmas markets in Budapest offer a rich variety of traditional food and drinks, folk art and Christmas performances. Budapest is a charming city year round, but during the holidays, it takes on… Continue Reading

New Direct Flights to Prague and Budapest

New Direct Flights from the US to Prague and Budapest

These are exciting times for American travelers to Central and Eastern Europe, as two airlines will soon offer direct flights from American cities to great European destinations. Polish airline LOT will launch direct flights between Budapest, Chicago and New York in the summer of 2018. LOT joins American Airlines, which will have direct flights from Philadelphia… Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Go to Godollo, Hungary

5 Reasons to Go to Godollo, Hungary

Visitors to Budapest shouldn’t miss out on Godollo, one of the best day trips from the Hungarian capital. This scenic little city was once the favorite country retreat of Queen Elisabeth and Franz Josef, and it still retains an air of royal dignity, making it well worth the short trip from Budapest. So, without further ado, here are… Continue Reading

Darcy & Lloyd’s Trip Feedback in Words and Pictures

Darcy & Lloyd’s Trip Feedback in Words and Pictures

We love getting trip reports and feedback from our guests. We especially love it when one of the guests is an artist, like Darcy Lynn, and she sent us several of the paintings she has produced based on her travels with her husband Lloyd, on two trips we arranged, to Central Europe in 2015 and… Continue Reading

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both… Continue Reading

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