Budapest Bucket List

Budapest Bucket List
One of my all time favourite cities, and probably the most underrated, in Europe is Budapest. Not only is it stupidly cheap, friendly and exciting, it is also an absolutely beauty to wander around. With the two sides of the hilly affluent Buda, the flat cosmopolitan Pest and the majestic Danube river flowing in between them you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied and intrigued when you pay a visit. It is also a city which is steeped in colourful history and culture, so there’s definitely more to it than meets the eye.

As it can be a bit overwhelming to choose what to do on a city break to the capital of Hungary, here is your Budapest Bucket List to ensure you experience some of the highlights.

Getting by

Hungarian is notoriously one of the most difficult languages for foreigners to learn. But there are a few phrases which may help as you’re wandering around;

Hello = Szia (see ya)
How are you? = Hogy Vagy (Hoj Vaj)
Please = Kerem (ke-rem)
Thank you = Kozi (Kossy)
Goodbye = Szia (see ya)

My particular favourite is Cheers! which translates to Egészségedre! Which can be a bit of a mouthful. A useful hack which I learned on the walking tour there was if you say ‘I guess she can drive’ and say it really fast, you’ll be an expert in cheering your Schnapps there in no time!

Relax at the spa

Budapest is famous for it’s Thermal baths and is even nicknamed ‘the city of spas’, so it is an essential experience to any visit. There are ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Budapest Bucket List
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Széchenyi   Gellért   Hungarian Parliament   Fisherman’s Bastion   Great Market Hall   Opera   Chain Bridge   Shoes on the Danube Bank   Ruin Pub  
Author: Sophie Pearce
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