Noisy Night

Vaguely I remember Deutsche Bahn’s advertisement for overnight trains: “Arrive refreshed at your holiday location”, “Save one day of travelling”, etc. Those reasons and a good experience on a trip to Denmark years ago probably made me decide on the overnight train option. The journey started well. Turns out when you pay a little extra […]

Next Stop: Belgrade–Glavna

That’s hopefully something I’ll be hearing early in the morning tomorrow. The plan is to leave Révfülöp in the afternoon, arrive in Budapest without too much of a delay and then catch the overnight train to Belgrade at 22:30. Should be interesting one way or another. Balaton has been relaxing and I got a lot […]

Ahh! It’s touristy!

I knew that Lake Balaton is a very popular destination. Just somehow I had the hope that this small village that hardly shows up on a map would be a little more quiet. But pretty much all the villages around the lake seem to have one thing in common: A camping area and a lake […]

Bye bye Budapest, hello Balaton

Ok, couldn’t fit more B-words into the title. Left Dunakeszi this morning by train and changed onto another train to Balaton in Budapest. Changing trains isn’t always easy there, as different parts of the country are served by different stations. In my case “changing trains” meant: Arrive in Nyugati, take a tram, take the Metro […]

Budapest Photos

Saturday was a lazy day with a few hours of work in the morning and a nice trip to the area north of Budapest in the afternoon. View from the restaurant was pretty amazing. Today I saw a little more of Budapest itself. With temperatures around 35° it was a wee bit warm for a […]

Beautiful Budapest

This city has some seriously good looking buildings. Seeing the parliament for the first time is a true “Neat!” moment. It should be mentioned though that not every building looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale. The subway that took me into the city (M3) had a distinct Soviet flair. Of course no […]

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