Long Weekend: Budapest - Ruinpubs in Budapest
Long Weekend: Budapest

Cultural influences from both East and West have left their mark on Hungary’s capital, from the grand cafes of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire to neglected statues of one-time Soviet heroes - an article by Urban Travel Blog.

Centre of Europe, grand old dame of the Habsburg Empire, inventor of "Goulash Communism" and, more recently, one of central/eastern Europe’s major weekend getaway destinations: Budapest is a city which demands your attention. A heady mixture of Vienna’s elegance and coffee-house culture and Berlin’s rough-edged, arch-hipness, Budapest packs a massive punch and leaves you reeling with options for exploring, starting from its world-famous baths right down to the kerts, semi-legal drinking dens set up in ruined courtyards, and much loved by local imbibers.

 

Click here to read the article on Urban Travel Blog.