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Get ready for your trip to Budapest with these stories full of great travel tips on where to stay, how to get around in the city, the best apps to use while in Budapest and more. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Make sure you download our free Practical Guide to Budapest.

books set in budapest
Travel Tips
March 31, 2018

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 poetic cafés that look like they were just made for…
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budapest guidebooks
Travel Tips
December 5, 2016

The Ultimate Selection of Budapest Guidebooks

If you’re planning on coming to Budapest, you’d do well to give yourself a little introduction to the city so you know what to expect and have an idea about what you want to see and do. You’ll find plenty…
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projekt showroom souvenir shop
Travel Tips
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, 2016. With products by over 80 manufacturers, you'll find all sorts of "alternative" souvenirs, including books in English, textiles, design objects,…
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disabled community budapest
Travel Tips
March 25, 2016

Find Out How the Disabled Community Is Empowering Itself in Budapest

Traveling in Budapest with a disability, while not without its challenges, is a positive experience. As is the case with most old European cities, general accessibility can be a problem, but with the city center under almost constant renovation, things are…
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budapest tavel hacks
Travel Tips
March 13, 2016

Make the Most of Your Budget in Budapest with These Smart Travel Hacks

It’s natural to want to fit it all in when you come on a trip to a new city, but the costs of sightseeing can sure add up. A romantic dinner here, a river cruise there. Bike rental. Museum entry.…
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Travel Tips
December 26, 2015

Our 12 Favorite Articles About Budapest in 2015

The end of the year has us all reflective here at Budapest Local. A year is a long time in any city and Budapest, which is fast becoming the destination of choice for curious tourists, is no exception. So we…
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bitcoin budapest
Travel Tips
December 11, 2015

Bitcoin in Budapest

Budapest is a city of techies with a buzzing startup scene. One technology getting people excited right now is Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that has been hailed by some as one of the most exciting technological advances since the Internet and…
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budapest airbnb
Travel Tips
September 4, 2015

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

The days of choosing between one generic hotel and another on a city break are, thankfully, in the past. Airbnb, the website that connects homeowners with people looking for the homely touch when they travel has revolutionized the travel accommodation…
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budapest baths faq
Travel Tips
June 16, 2015

Budapest Baths FAQ

Thermal baths in Budapest are definitely among the main attractions of the city. However, still today, there is so much confusion and outdated information about these great places. As the high season is approaching, we receive more and more questions…
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where to stay in budapest
Travel Tips
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…
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budapest neighborhood
Travel Tips
February 6, 2015

Take the Budapest Neighborhood Quiz!

Wondering which Budapest neighborhood would be the perfect match for you? Take the Budapest Local quiz and find out.
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Travel Tips
January 24, 2015

6 Great Apps to Use While in Budapest

If you have a smart phone and/or a tablet, traveling can be so much simpler and easier. And it's not only because you can use the Internet any time to check opening hours, addresses or directions from point A to…
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Ari Santeri Kupsus
Travel Tips
July 22, 2014

The One Thing Finnish Expats Always Have in Their Fridge

I first met Finnish expat Ari Santeri Kupsus at one his monthly salon concerts just before I moved to Finland in 2009. I was fascinated by his cultural projects, including his scholarship fund for Hungarian students, but was also wondering…
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