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Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

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Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

European Destinations to Escape the Crowds This Summer

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The popularity of many European cities has exploded, so much so that it’s relatively difficult to find uncrowded European destinations in summer. While Paris, Rome and London remain the heavy hitters, there are a number of lesser-known places just as worthy of visiting throughout the continent.

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May 27, 2015 by | Comments Off on European Destinations to Escape the Crowds This Summer

Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year

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You’ve heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it’s been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you visit to make the most of the strong dollar?

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March 25, 2015 by | Comments Off on Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year

12 Cities to Explore on a Big Bus Tour

So much to see in this great city.

From open-aired roofless double-decker busses to big, red, air-conditioned British trolleys that fill a postcard, Big Bus Tours offer the convenience of hop-on hop-off location points with informative guides and the unique and charming Big Bus experience.

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September 8, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Cities to Explore on a Big Bus Tour

9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

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It’s that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages. 2014’s festival season is finally upon us and to get in the mood, here are 10 of the world’s best. From America to Australia via Europe and Japan, just about every artist you can […]

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May 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on 9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

Top 10 Romantic Destinations in Europe for Valentine’s Day

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Europe is full of romantic spots. With castles, winding paths through medieval cities, views of sparkling water from cliffs and intimate cafes in which to sip coffee with your significant other, it’s easy to plan a Valentine’s Day holiday anywhere on the continent. Need some destination ideas?

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February 11, 2014 by | 7 Comments

From Ruin to Cultural Riches – Exploring Budapest’s Ruin Pubs

For years, these “ruin bars” or “ruin pubs”, a literal translation from the Hungarian word romkocsma, were considered temporary, since one might pop up for a single summer, only to disappear by the winter or re-open at another address. However, Budapest now has around 20 ruin pubs and counting, with bars spilling out beyond the […]

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November 18, 2013 by | Comments Off on From Ruin to Cultural Riches – Exploring Budapest’s Ruin Pubs

Exploring the Buda Side of Budapest

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While Pest is a glorious place to tour museums, sample Hungarian wine, or do a Budapest pub crawl, the Buda hills are where many of the wealthiest residents live—for good reasons. This side of the city offers them forests of trees, fresh air, and rolling hills. It’s a bit of countryside in the city. Going […]

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December 21, 2012 by | Comments Off on Exploring the Buda Side of Budapest

Meet Private Tour Guide Márta Pitti in Budapest, Hungary

Meet Márta Pitti, one of Viator’s local experts in Budapest, Hungary with a license to provide private tours.

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August 14, 2012 by | Comments Off on Meet Private Tour Guide Márta Pitti in Budapest, Hungary

5 Unexpected Highlights of Budapest, Hungary

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In many ways, Budapest is a perfect city break destination. Like many perennial favourites, it is pretty – there are numerous spots for the postcard shot – but there’s also plenty to do. The city has two distinctive characters, split by the River Danube. On the western bank there is staid, leafy and traditional Buda. […]

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February 7, 2012 by | Comments Off on 5 Unexpected Highlights of Budapest, Hungary