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Budapest: Gödöllö palace and Lázár Equestrian Park Most travellers visiting Hungary rarely wonder far away from Budapest city center and sadly don’t get a chance to see what the countryside has to offer. I’m not saying that Budapest isn’t worth it, it definitely is and remains one of our favorite cities in Europe which you can read all about here. It’s just that you get to see a more traditional part of Hungary when you step out of the big city. The good thing is that distances aren’t a problem in such a small country. We did this amazing daytour from Budapest during our visit in Hungary. We were lucky enough to have Cityrama travel agency take care of our transport. If you’re on a low budget you can take the train or bus, but Cityrama can customize the perfect day-trip for you making your trip effortless and more enjoyable. Gödöllö palace After an early rise and a delicious breakfast at New York Café, we got picked up from our hotel. Our first destination was Gödöllö (don’t even try to pronounce it!), a small town about 30-40 minutes drive from Budapest city center. The town is famous for the Gödöllö royal palace, […]

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During our summer break we decided to visit Budapest, the capital of Hungary. We really didn’t know what to expect at first. We’ve visited most of the Baltics and the Balkans and thought Hungary would kind of be similar in some ways. But Budapest is something else… It literally blew us away and went straight up to the top of our list as the most beautiful city in Eastern Europe. No wonder it’s often named “the Paris of the East”. Budapest seems to have it all; stunning architecture, lovely locals and surprisingly good food! A few facts about Hungary Unlike the surrounding Slavic nations, the Magyars arrived from the Ural Mountain some 1100 years ago along with their unique language Population size: 10 million Religion: Roman Catholic Invaded by the Mongols and later by the Ottoman Turks Hungary is rich in geothermal water and boasts around 1500 spas Hungarians are avid inventors and can be thanked for the ballpoint pen, the Rubik’s cube, the helicopter, holography and vitamin C Hungarians are also pretty good at sports, only second to Finland when it comes to Olympic gold medals per capita Buda and Pest used to separate cities divided by the Danube […]

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