Travel Stories of Central Europe

Hear the fascinating stories behind some of Central Europe’s most intriguing sights – from Budapest to an evening along the Blue Danube. Below are some of the stories you will discover for yourself while on a Budapest Vacation.

Budapest in the Moonlight

Budapest, HungaryBudapest: An evening along the Blue Danube - A few hours in Hungary’s culturally-rich capital, and you’ll understand how it came to be known as the “Paris of the East.” A day or two of soaking in Budapest’s complex history, intricate artwork and ornate architecture, and you’ll be ready for a relaxing evening with the Danube’s calm waters as your backdrop. If your plans leave you with a bit of daylight, take time for a stroll around picturesque Margaret Island, Budapest’s answer to Central Park. Then head to dine and wine on one of the many first class restaurants tucked away in ships docked along the shores of the Danube. As the sunlight begins to fade, set your sights on the medieval Fisherman’s Bastion for an awe-inspiring view of the city. Budapest’s bridges and historic buildings, adorned with sparkling lights, create a breathtaking reflection in the river’s still waters. Then, head down to Vaci Utca, home to exclusive boutiques and spectacular Art Nouveau architecture. Nearing the end of your stroll along this fashionable promenade, head into the Jazz Garden. Here, the soulful sounds of internationally – acclaimed musicians are a lovely accompaniment to the nightspot’s ethereal air. A perfect way to wind down after a day of delighting in Budapest’s brightest gems.