Hungary: Wine cellars and thermal baths in Eger and Egerszalók

Eger is wine country in Hungary, and we couldn’t resist stopping by for a couple of days to check out its wine cellars and the thermal baths of Egerszalók. A popular weekend destination for Budapest residents, the journey from Keleti station only takes around two hours and the train we took even had free Wifi. We … More Hungary: Wine cellars and thermal baths in Eger and Egerszalók

Hungary: Thermal baths and ruin pubs in Budapest

It was a cold October evening when we arrived in Budapest. It was already almost 11pm, and most of the airport had closed up  for the night, apart from a small cafe who wouldn’t break our freshly withdrawn 5000 Forint note. With our massive backpacks strapped into place, we each picked up the other two bags … More Hungary: Thermal baths and ruin pubs in Budapest

Portugal: Three Days Wandering Around Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra

I won’t lie to you – this is not the best blog for finding out about historical monuments, art galleries, museums or other things you’ll find on your must-see itinerary. When I travel, I like to wander around, go on public transport, eat where the locals eat (if I can find this) and generally just … More Portugal: Three Days Wandering Around Lisbon, Cascais and Sintra