books about budapest Hidden Places
March 1, 2017

6 Books to Read Before Your Budapest Trip

Budapest has long been a great inspiration to many writers – and it’s easy to see why. Walking around Budapest, you cannot help but admire the city’s intimate atmosphere, with charming, even…

films set in Budapest Hidden Places
November 18, 2016

Budapest Through the Lens: 6 Films that Capture Hungarian History and Culture

Budapest is an iconic city, with stunning architecture, a vibrant atmosphere and a storied history, so naturally, it’s a city that attracts filmmakers, both locally and from abroad. As Budapest…

day trips from Budapest Hidden Places
August 26, 2016

4 Day Trip Destinations for Your Budapest Vacation

As much as there is to see and do in Budapest, taking the time to explore outside the city bounds is well worth it, particularly if you want to get…

hopstel Hidden Places
August 12, 2016

Check Out Hopstel, the First Beer Hotel in Budapest

There is no doubt about it: Budapest is becoming a Mecca for beer lovers. With a whole district full of cool bars dedicated to craft beer and our Budapest Craft Beer Tour, you can now plan your entire trip around beer tasting…

projekt showroom souvenir shop Hidden Places
July 29, 2016

Budapest Colors: Unique Souvenir Shop Not Only for Tourists

The latest Projekt Showroom pop-up store, called Budapest Colors, is now open for two full months until Friday, September 30th. With products by over 80 manufacturers, you’ll find all sorts of…

budapest in a day Hidden Places
July 26, 2016

This Is What a Perfect Day in Budapest Looks Like

Budapest has a lot to offer and, very often, travelers feel a little overwhelmed when it comes to planning their trips. So we recently created a series of videos for Emerald Waterways,…

adrenaline boost budapest Hidden Places
July 8, 2016

6 Activities in Budapest for the Best Adrenaline Boost

When it comes to visiting a city like Budapest, the last thing on your mind is adventure, unless your concept of adventure begins at the 20th shot of pálinka, but…

feszek klub budapest Hidden Places
January 29, 2016

Time Stands Still: See 1960s Budapest at the Fészek Club

One of the frustrating things about Budapest is that you can’t capture all of its major landmarks in one photo, despite many of them being so close together. There’s nowhere…

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December 3, 2015

Vintage Clothing Tour in Budapest

When it comes to Budapest street fashion, it’s hard to point a finger at any specific style. Having a unique, individual flare is perhaps the best way to sum up…

ruin pubs in budapest Hidden Places
September 28, 2015

Ruin Pubs and Beyond: Exploring Budapest’s 7th District

If you’re coming to Budapest, visiting some of the ruin pubs is probably on the top of your list. But did you know that Budapest’s 7th district offers so much more…

jewish budapest Hidden Places
September 10, 2015

This is How You Can Experience Jewish Budapest to the Fullest!

We recently participated in a tour called Authentic Flavors of Jewish Budapest, offered by Context Travel and Taste Hungary. If you’ve already been on a tour with Context Travel, you…

budapest airbnb Hidden Places
September 4, 2015

7 Airbnb Rentals in Budapest That Will Make You Want to Book Your Trip Right Away!

When traveling to a new city, many skip booking a hotel in search of a more local and unique experience. This is one of the many reasons why Airbnb has…

pop up store in budapest Hidden Places
May 15, 2015

It’s All About Roses: New Pop-Up Store in Budapest

We love the concept of pop-up stores, and fortunately, there are more and more of this initiative in Budapest. The latest store, called Pop-Up Store to the Rose, opened on Thursday,…

balkan odyssey video Hidden Places
May 12, 2015

Video: On Board the Golden Eagle Danube Express Luxury Train

As we wrote in a previous article, Budapest Local was invited for the Royal launch of a new luxury rail journey called the Balkan Odyssey. This special trip is offered by…

balkan odyssey Hidden Places
May 7, 2015

Balkan Odyssey: a New Luxury Rail Journey Between Budapest and Venice

Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, a UK-based company, specializes in long-distance rail tours such as its flagship Trans-Siberian Express. They are known for their journeys that take passengers to places that are less explored and…

where to stay in budapest Hidden Places
February 20, 2015

Where to Stay in Budapest?

Where to stay in Budapest? That’s probably one of the first questions that comes to mind when you start planning your trip to the Hungarian capital. There are way too many options and if you don’t know the city and the neighborhoods, you will be facing hours of research…

budapest flea market Hidden Places
January 30, 2015

Treasure Hunting in the Heart of Budapest

Flea markets are great places to discover unique objects that you could never find in a store. Visiting flea markets is also a very exciting activity as you never know what you’ll find, and they are also…

sauna in budapest Hidden Places
January 8, 2015

Sauna Time in Budapest

Are you ready for a truly special activity in Budapest? Then check out Valyo’s mobile sauna! There is everything you need in this little bus: a changing room, a cold shower, an authentic wood stove sauna, and last, but not least, the beautiful panorama over the whole city…

veli bej Hidden Places
November 14, 2014

Introducing Veli Bej, Budapest’s Secret Bath

If you’re planning a trip to Budapest, then you probably have at least three things on your “must do” list already: having dinner at Zeller Bistro, visiting at least one ruin pub, and going to the baths. However, then you might immediately face the dilemma of which bath you should go to…

budapest secret place Hidden Places
September 19, 2014

Here Is One of Budapest’s Best Kept Secrets!

When you live in a big city, like Budapest, you might get tired of the busy city life, dreaming about a nice quiet spot. Although there are cafés in the center, where you can find some privacy, there is also a special place where you can recharge your batteries.

cukorka and insitu Hidden Places
June 22, 2014

Cukorka and INSITU: Two Hidden Stores in a Passage

There are many passages in Budapest that come in handy when you’re in a hurry and need to take a shortcut. Sometimes, the two streets have completely different atmospheres and in…

Stolpersteine Hidden Places
May 23, 2014

Stolpersteine in Budapest

When walking in Budapest, you should always keep looking up because some of the most beautiful architectural details are on the upper part of the facades. But sometimes it is…