This post was updated in August 2018 Known as the Pearl of the Danube and the Paris of Eastern Europe, Budapest is a mecca for all kinds of travellers. Whether it be a couple on a multi-day European river cruise or young backpackers looking for a cheap place to party, the capital of Hungary has…

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“Where are you headed next?” my British hostel mate asked me as I packed my bags in my dorm in Krakow, Poland. “Budapest!” I replied, making sure to pronounce it the proper way after being chastised about it only a few days earlier. (For anyone wondering the proper pronunciation is ‘Budapesht’) “Aw you’ll love it!…

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