Warning Off Winter With Buso!

The end of winter in Hungary is celebrated with a 6 day masked carnival/festival. The Busos festival legend originates for two different stories. One legend states that during the Ottaman (Turkish) times of territory the local villagers fled to nearby swamps and woodland to escape the Ottoman troops. Then one night a hooded man appeared … Continue reading Warning Off Winter With Buso!

Ruins Bars – Making My Room Look Tidy Since 2004

The Ruins Bars are a renowned night out in Budapest. They’re a relatively new concept, only dating back around 20 years or so. The first ruin bar, Szimpla Kert, was started by a young group of entrepreneurs who saved the building on Kazinczy Street in the Jewish Quarter from being demolished. Instead of investing a … Continue reading Ruins Bars – Making My Room Look Tidy Since 2004

Numbeo does it again!

1016 Miles Travelled 600 Photos 19 Miles Explored on Foot No comment on beers supped! And the one you’ve all been waiting for… £132 per person on spends £38 on pre-booked sightseeing Bringing my grand total to £170 or 59,440 Forint. NUMBEO DOES IT AGAIN! For anyone who hasn’t seen my original post ‘shut up … Continue reading Numbeo does it again!

Shut Up And Put Your Forint Where Your Mouth Is…

That's what you get for waking up in Budapest! Clearly, I can't pull that one off quite as well as Katy Perry can but I am about to put my money where my mouth is. In my last post I told you that I use a website called Numbeo to calculate my holiday spends, plus … Continue reading Shut Up And Put Your Forint Where Your Mouth Is…