12 Things to do on Margaret Island, Budapest

Aerial photo shows the Margaret Island and the Margaret Bridge in Budapest, Hungary

On our quest to discover urban nature around Europe, we’ve taken a trip to Budapest and visited the city’s very own Central Park, Margaret Island. You can also explore the island on these Budapest tours! A quick history of Margaret Island, Budapest London has Hyde Park, NYC has Central Park, Milan has Parco Sempione. Budapest’s … Read more

Wandering Budapest 7th District

budapest 7th district street art

On our last article about the Hungarian capital, we told you about the history and food culture of Jewish Budapest. Today we’ll explore the Jewish district at night, led by awesome Attila from Budapestflow! During our Eurail/Interrail trip around Europe, we spent some time in Budapest, in late August. It was our third visit to … Read more

Jewish Budapest: History and Flavours

jewish budapest orthodox synagogue

If you’ve been following us recently, you’ll know we love taking Context Travel tours. We’ve taken four so far this year – two in Berlin, Walking the Berlin Wall and a Divided City – Cold War Berlin Architecture, one in Prague discovering café culture and now this one about Jewish Budapest. All too often, when … Read more

6 Budapest Ruin Pubs

Budapest Ruin pubs skybar

If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll know that we love to discover urban oddities. One of Budapest’s main offbeat attractions are ruin pubs. Do you know what they are? What are ruin pubs? Imagine a dilapidated building, walls covered in graffiti, mismatched furniture and an artsy vibe. At first glance, you could be … Read more