A cosmopolitan city with a charming countryside, Hungary is edging up its position on the travel bucket list and with good reason too! This central European country has something for everyone – mouth-watering food, great folk culture and of course – Paprika.
Hungary’s capital city Budapest is an attraction in itself something to suit all tastes, from a vibrant and eclectic nightlife (check out ruin pubs) to great shopping and plenty of architectural landmarks to visit.
Let’s start with the food… because, of course, food sets your mood for the holiday, right!
The food is amazing
So, you will never go hungry in this country, such is amazing variety of food they have. The local cuisine is hearty and delightful and full of flavours – and if you’d like to spice it up a little (we know how you love your spices), there is always the paprika. Here are some of the dishes you must try when you are here, starting with Goulash, a meaty stew considered to be the national dish. Stuffed cabbage, Rakott Krumpli, Lecso are all mouth-wateringly delicious, readily available and truly Hungarian.
Hungary is affordable
That definitely is good news for anyone wishing to travel to Hungary! Imagine getting the best of central Europe for such amazingly lower prices! In fact Budapest, the capital city is very affordable too – and even better is that most of the city’s famous attractions are free to visit!
The best thermal baths are here
Hungary’s thermal waters are known world over and rightfully so. The country is spa-crazy and has made the most of this natural offering. You don’t really need to look far for a thermal bath, there is always one at hand. Great for the body and mind and with plenty of medicinal benefits, Hungary’s thermal baths are hot on the must do list.
There are around 1,500 natural hot springs throughout Hungary, so it’s easy to see why they like hot water so much.
Tourist attractions are many (and mostly free)
Fortunately many of the famous attractions here are free – so really there is nothing to stop you from visiting this beautiful twin city right now!
Here are Top 5 attractions we highly recommend
- Fisherman’s Bastion
- Chain Bridge
- Parliament House
- Buda Castle
- Danube Cruise