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Paris Department Store

Paris Department Store (Párisi Nagy Áruház) is located at 39 Andrássy Avenue in the heart of Budapest. This breathtaking avenue is mainly defined by stylish café-bars, premium and luxury retailers. Just like the avenue, Paris Department Store also holds a long history. It was built in 1882 based on the designs by Gusztáv Petschancher. Its […]

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Interesting Facts about Easter

Easter is at the top of my favorite holiday list because it’s a holiday that includes chocolate and bunnies. 🙂 No matter how old you are or where you are in the world, Easter is a fun family tradition that never goes out of style. Besides such holidays as Christmas, it’s another great time for […]

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Sunday Bazaar at Gozsdu Courtyard

Each Sunday from spring to fall, GOzsdU BAzaar aka GOUBA is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. As admission is free, it should have been listed among the free things to do in Budapest. 🙂 This weekly held Sunday market is located at the beautifully restored Gozsdu Courtyard (Gozsdu Udvar) in Budapest’s Jewish quarter […]

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10 Free Things to Do in Budapest

Being a city of unforgettable and unique charm, Budapest offers everything from history, cultural attractions like museums and architecture to picturesque hilltop views, stunning sunsets and landscapes, trendy spots and enticing blends of spices used in local cuisine. This bustling metropolis enchants budget travelers from around the country and the world. Here, I round up […]

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Bistro Déryné

Bistro Déryné (Madame Déry), named after the most famous Hungarian actress of the 19th century, has become a historic hangout with its 21st-century atmosphere and delightful bistro ambiance on the Buda side, just a few minutes from the Tunnel at the Chain Bridge. The history of the bistro goes back to the early 1910s, when […]

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Chef Nacho

5 Must-Visit Budapest Destinations for Foodies

Chef Nacho from Los Carballos is thoroughly steeped in the food culture of Mexico, having grown up in Colón, Matanzas Province and learning all the tricks of traditional Cuban cuisine, and cooked in his adopted home of Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta for 12 years. A dream came true when his new business Los Carballos with […]

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