Budapest 3-Day Itinerary JetSettingFools.com

Budapest 3-Day Itinerary

Packed with iconic sights, an incredible history and a lively nightlife, Budapest, Hungary certainly knows how to entertain its guests! Whether you’re a nature lover or admirer of architecture, there to marvel at monuments or partying the night away, on a low budget or seeking a luxury escape, you can find what suits your style in Budapest.… Read the rest


Things To Do in Budapest on a Budget JetSettingFools.com

6 Things to do in Budapest on a budget

Budapest, as a city, is an extremely affordable destination. However, as we started our research into what to see and do on a Budapest city break, we quickly realized how easily a budget Budapest trip could go bust. Almost every tourist attraction charges an entry fee – some upwards of nearly $20 USD.… Read the rest


Spa Day and an Opera in Budapest: Opera House from outisde

Affordable experiences in Budapest: Spa, Opera, Dinner

Budapest is a big city. It is full of iconic sights, bridges and interesting neighborhoods – and a lot of walking in between. There are a plethora of cafes to get us going in the morning and bars that keep us out late at night.… Read the rest


Friends in Budapest: At Heroes' Square

Meeting and making friends in Budapest

friend – noun \’frend\ : a person who you like and enjoy being with

We expand that definition to more specifically include: 1. a person who travels from the United States to Hungary to join you on your travels; 2. a person you randomly met five months prior at a bar in Spain and reconnect with in Budapest; 3.… Read the rest


Budapest's City Park: The Szechenyi Baths

Budapest’s City Park and Heroes’ Square

Northeast from Budapest’s city center is a 302 acre enclave of green space, simply named City Park. The origins of the park date back to the 13th century, however, it wasn’t until the early 19th century that it became a public park.… Read the rest


Gellert Hill: View of Elizabeth Bridge and Budapest

Gellert Hill in Budapest: 3 sights to see

After exploring Budapest’s iconic sights and Castle Hill sights, we ventured further south along the Danube River to Gellert Hill, the tallest hill in central Budapest at 771 feet. The hill is named for Bishop Gellert, a monk who was brought to Hungary in the year 1000 by King Istvan to aid in converting people to Christianity.… Read the rest


Castle Hill sights: Fisherman’s Bastion arched arcade with a peek at the Parliament Building across the Danube River.

Castle Hill sights in Budapest

Our second day of discovering Budapest, we headed to the west side of the river (the Buda side) to explore the palace, church and other Castle Hill sights. Once we were across Chain Bridge, we immediately ascended a set of shaded stairs to Parade Square, which sits between the Royal Palace and Matthias Church.… Read the rest


Iconic Budapest sights: Our fist look at Parliment

4 Iconic Budapest sights

When we think of Budapest, what comes to mind are images of the massive parliament building, the towering cathedral, and Chain Bridge that spans the Danube River and connects Buda to Pest. Even though we have 11 days to discover the city, our first mission was to see these four iconic Budapest sights.… Read the rest