Tag: Budapest

  • The ruin pubs of Budapest

    The ruin pubs of Budapest

    Budapest is a budget traveler’s dream. The Hungarian capital is equal parts beautiful and run-down, a sign of its rich cultural history and its decades of communist occupation. It’s hard to undo 45 years of conflict and strife so many parts of Budapest are still battered and derelict. Unlike other cities, where this might be…

  • Best hot baths in cold cities

    Best hot baths in cold cities

    I first got addicted to enjoying steaming hot baths in the winter on a trip to┬áIceland. I live in a hot tropical climate so I’m used to only going into warm bodies of water when it’s almost 90 degrees out and I’m sweltering. When I was in Iceland, we took a day tour of Akureyri…