Budapest – Historic, Hip And Reasonably Priced

The Danube winds its way through this ancient city, the capital of Hungary—actually, two cities, Buda and Pest, facing each other across its riverbanks. For 1000 years, ancient people settled here, first the Celts and then the Romans. Being overrun by the Mongols, led to…

Hollókő, Hungary: Budapest Day Trip

This Palóc ethnographic village’s name means “Raven Stone.” And yes, a statue of raven welcomes you at the entrance of the village. The name perhaps, comes from the legend in which the lord of a castle stole a pretty maiden, whose nurse was a witch.