The Many Sides of Budapest
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Every time I come to Budapest, Hungary, it seems to look a little better than the last. In the five years that I’ve been coming here (this is visit number seven), I’ve seen a lot of changes. I’ve seen the addition of new restaurants, two new Starbucks coffee outlets, and a Hard Rock Café. I’ve seen buildings that were once bullet-riddled up on Buda Castle refurbished.
Budapest is one of my most favorite cities in all of Europe. It’s also one of my sleeper travel surprises. After all, on my first visit in 2011, I wasn’t expecting much. But that was before I truly discovered this great Hungarian capital of culture.
Our river cruise aboard Viking River Cruises’ Viking Embla officially came to a close this morning, but our Passage to Eastern Europe cruisetour is f