Budapest: Simply the Pest

Budapest isn't just contained to one side of the Danube. On the other side of the river, there's even more places to explore. The bulk of Budapest Castle is free to enter and the majority of it is open air, making for a great walk up to the top. There's everything from steps and ramps … Continue reading Budapest: Simply the Pest

Budapest: Big Buda

The almost 7 hour train journey from Prague to Budapest may have been somewhat cramped (though there was some great scenery, particularly going through Slovakia) but it was worth it to arrive in what would end up being one of my favourite travel destinations ever. Budapest is an absolutely amazing city. I could have stayed there … Continue reading Budapest: Big Buda

Wroclaw: Szczytnicki Park

Wroclaw's a very green city. The whole city is laid out really well with loads of green spaces, benches and cycle lanes. Sometimes it felt as if the whole city was cycling around. Considering it's not a major tourist destination, it's very pedestrian friendly which I appreciated. I tested this out by walking to the … Continue reading Wroclaw: Szczytnicki Park

Wroclaw: What’s in a Name?

Not only did Wroclaw have the prestige of being my first visit to Poland and the first stop on my Eastern Europe, but it was also the first destination I've been to where I had absolutely no idea how to pronounce it. Like the typical British tourist that I am, I started off just reading … Continue reading Wroclaw: What’s in a Name?