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Orangeways Bus from Budapest to Vienna

July 30, 2009

Our Orangeway Bus to Vienna departs at 7am from Budapest.  That means we have to take a cab from our apartment to a stadium near Nepliget metro station at...

Food Hungary

Cafe Kor Hungarian Fine-Dining at its Best

July 29, 2009

Cafe Kor This restaurant comes recommended by 2 guidebooks – Lonely Planet and EyeWitness Guide.  According to the brochure on the restaurant, it serves modern european cuisine with a...

Hungary Transport

Budavari Siklo – Expensive Budapest Funicular

July 29, 2009

Budavari Siklo The Budavári Sikló is the Buda Castle Area funicular that will take you in a minute to the top of the hill.  While rather expensive (800 HUF)...

Food Hungary Reviews

Budapest Kisharang Etkezde Lunch Review

July 28, 2009

Kisharang Etkezde Another Lonely Planet recommendation – the central ‘Little Bell’ is an etkezde that is on the top of the list with students and staff of the nearby...


Mini-Car Ride in Margaret Island

July 28, 2009

Margaret Island Margaret Island is named after Princess Margaret who lived in a convent here in the thirteenth century (the ruins of which can still be seen). In the...

Hungary Transport

Budapest Zugliget Chair-lift (Zugligeti libegő)

July 27, 2009

Zugliget Chair-lift According to Lonely Planet – a more interesting way down the hills is to get off at Janos-hegy, the fourth stop on the Children’s Railway and the...

Featured Hungary Transport

Budapest Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút)

July 26, 2009

Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút) From the Cogwheel Railway stop at Szechenyi-hegy (last stop), you can take a 5-minute walk to the Children’s Railway. Follow the crowd if you are not...

Hungary Transport

Budapest Cogwheel Railway (Fogaskerekű vasút)

July 24, 2009

Cogwheel Railway The railway – originally built in 1874 – hauls itself up the steep hills using a cog system underneath the train, which engages with a rack on...

Food Hungary Reviews

Budapest Nagy Fal Kinai Bufe (Chinese Restaurant) Review

July 24, 2009

Budapest Nagy Fal Chinese Restaurant After days of western food, some of us were starting to miss Chinese food so we picked one recommended by the Lonely Planet. Nagy...

Featured Food Hungary

Budapest Great Market Hall (Nagycsarnok)

July 23, 2009

Budapest Central Market Hall Just across the Independence Bridge lies Budapest’s largest indoor market – Central Market Hall.