Scams in Budapest

E an image of a shadowy figure pocketing a wallet near famous Budapest landmarks, with a deceptive mask in hand, and scattered playing cards at his feet

Budapest, Hungary’s captivating capital, is not immune to the artifice of scams that prey on unwary tourists. From the ubiquitous pickpocket to the deceitful taxi driver, visitors seeking the freedom to explore must stay informed to protect themselves from such ruses. This article sheds light on common scams, providing the savvy traveler with essential knowledge … Read more

Hungarian History Unveiled: Migration, Culture, and Notable Figures

An image capturing the essence of Hungarian history: bustling market squares adorned with traditional folk costumes, a river flowing through medieval castles, and iconic figures like King Saint Stephen and Queen Elizabeth of Hungary

As I delve into the captivating tapestry of Hungarian history, I’m fascinated by the incredible journey of the Hungarian people. Their origins can be traced back to the Ural Mountains, but it was their courageous migration westward in the 9th century that truly shaped their destiny. From the unique Hungarian language to the indelible marks … Read more

Mind Your Manners in Hungary: 5 Budapest No-Nos

Mind Your Manners in Hungary 5 Budapest No-Nos

I’m your unofficial guide to sidestepping the cultural landmines in Hungary. Whether navigating the lively streets of Budapest or exploring the peaceful countryside, I’ll help you avoid faux pas that could make you stick out like a sore thumb. So, before you pack your bags, check out my insider tips on ‘Things You Should NEVER … Read more