Category Archives: 03. Hungary

View of Serbian landscape from the train

Day 80: Around the World in 80 Days (Not!)

Budapest, Hungary – Belgrade, Serbia Caught the early morning train heading to Belgrade. The train ride was much nicer than the one from Zagreb to Budapest. There’s air conditioning and the view was awesome. I sat across from two British kids who entertained me by […]

Margit island's peacock

Day 79: Home Away From Home

Budapest, Hungary I was looking forward to visit House of Terror today but apparently it’s closed on Monday The museum houses exhibits related to the Fascist and Communist regimes in Hungary during the 20th century. It was the base of the secret police and was […]

Castle Hill

Day 78: Big City Solitude

Budapest, Hungary So much happened today and by the time I got back to my hostel in the evening, my legs felt like jelly from the amount of walking I did. Morning – had to move to a new hostel since the one I stayed […]

View of Erzebert Hid (Elizabeth Bridge) from Gellert Hill

Day 77: Aly, Walk With Me

Zagreb, Croatia – Budapest, Hungary Mirta drove me to the Zagreb railway and by 10am, I was onboard the train heading to Budapest. One way ticket cost $45 and the trip took 6 hours. The ride was quite lame as there’s no air conditioning on […]