A summer filled with surprises in Budapest

Considered by many to be the Paris of Eastern Europe, and arising from the two ancient crossroads towns of Buda and Pest, Budapest fascinates and delights on a multitude of unexpected levels while being one of Europe’s best values. Read more “A summer filled with surprises in Budapest”

Why you should always, always, always double-check your hotel reservation

It never hurts to double-check your hotel reservation. It could mean the different between having a place to stay and being homeless in a foreign city.

I know, because it almost happened to me.
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Here’s a cautionary tale about naming your own price for a hotel

Charles Shapiro and his wife visit Budapest, Hungary, every year, but this time is special. It’s her 80th birthday, and Shapiro says that for health reasons, it might be the last time they’re able to take the trip.
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