Monthly Archives: January 2015

Contests

Contests There are contests you win by luck and some you win by developing your skill to the top level. Some prizes are big like homes and cars. Some prizes are small like passes, tickets and e-books or iTunes. This contest … Continue reading

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St, Matthias Church

. St. Matthias Church As our bus drives along Hunyadi János Way, we get an impressive view of the church and the beginning of the Fishermen’s Bastion. As we walked up Tárnok Street, to Trinity Square, we saw this view of St. … Continue reading

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Budapest Tour 1

Friday morning bus tour of Budapest Our bus tour began at 8 o’clock in the morning under sunny blue skies. Here are a few pictures of the highlights of the city tour. They were all snapped through the window of … Continue reading

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Budapest bridges

Budapest bridges There are eight bridges that span the Danube River as it passes through Budapest. Chain Bridge: Our riverboat was docked near the oldest permanent bridge now called the Chain Bridge. It was first opened in 1849. A closer … Continue reading

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Budapest food

Budapest food As I said in an earlier post you do not have to go hungry in Hungary. There are many fine hotels with excellent restaurants. As in most cities you will find international restaurants and food chains.   In … Continue reading

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Budapest Christmas Markets

Budapest Christmas Markets Nancy and I booked our Danube cruise so that we could see the Christmas Markets and finish up with a celebration of  Christmas with our daughter in Bedfordshire, UK. We thought that visiting Christmas markets would be … Continue reading

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Budapest Lights up the Danube

The twin cities of Buda and Pest light up the Danube River as it flows through Hungary.   Now I invite you to join me for a short cruise down the Danube River to view Budapest at night. The most … Continue reading

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Evening Walk in Budapest

On our first evening in Budapest, after checking into our room and eating a late lunch on the riverboat, Nancy and I went for a guided walking tour of downtown Pest. The tour began on the romantic river walk at … Continue reading

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First Views of Budapest

What does the name Budapest mean to you? Have you been to Budapest, or read about it, or heard of it? Do you know where it is? Let me show you what I have seen in a short visit. This … Continue reading

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Be Careful What you Pack

Be careful what you pack on your next trip by air. Last month I took a flight to Budapest, Hungary with a plane change in London England. I arrived at the airport in Budapest, and waited for my checked bag … Continue reading

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