Budapest skyline

Budapest skyline, showing Buda Castle on the western side of the Danube. The current castle and palace complex was constructed in the 18th century and is now home to the Budapest History Museum and the Hungarian National Gallery. Pedestrians coming from the Pest side of the river can get to the Castle by crossing the […]

Winter market, downtown Budapest

Winter market in Vorosmarty Square, Budapest. Although local arts and crafts and Christmas knick-knacks are sold in many stalls, the main focus here is on food. From goulash in bread bowls to pigs’ knuckles to fresh garlic cheese flatbread, the food is hot, hearty, and heavenly.