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We're Geoff & Katie, a Canadian couple living in Budapest. We've been exploring Budapest since 2017, and want to make your Budapest trip planning a breeze!

Where to stay in Budapest is just the beginning, We also share hotel profiles, attractions guides, tips for getting around Budapest, advice on Budapest weather, and other essential tips.

Join us as we seek out the best Budapest has to offer...and plan your own trip to Budapest based on our experiences (and mistakes!).

get started with our expert guides to
Budapest's best neighborhoods

Start your trip plan by finding the best area to stay in Budapest. Our Overview Guide covers the pros and cons of 6 Budapest districts, and helps you get oriented within the city.

If you need more info, our detailed neighborhoods guides have tips, maps, hotel recommendations, and inspiration to help you choose the best place to stay in Budapest. Dig into our expert guides covering Budapest's best areas to stay below - just click on the image!

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read our latest posts about Budapest

Feature image for an article about the Budapest Chain Bridge. A watercolor foreground has the text "Chain Bridge Budapest" and "#howtobudapestguide". The background image shows a segment of the Szechenyi Chain Bidge over the Danube, and the Hungarian Parliament Building, at dusk against a blue sky. The bridge and parliament building are lit up.

A Guide to Visiting the Budapest Chain Bridge

The Budapest Chain Bridge is a magnificent addition to the city’s skyline, and walking across the Chain Bridge is one of the best things to do in Budapest. Once you’re done, try to find the best spots to get a photo of this stately bridge!

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An Expert Guide to Visiting Budapest Castle

One of the most popular things to do in Budapest, visiting Buda Castle is a must on any Budapest itinerary. Plan your visit with all you need to know about Budapest Castle!

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Expert Guide to Visiting Matthias Church Budapest

Matthias Church is a cultural and religious touchstone in Hungarian society. One of the most important churches in the country, it’s also a beautiful point of interest in Budapest’s Castle District, well worth visitors’ time!

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Sandor Palace and the Changing of the Guard in Budapest

The elegant Sandor Palace has been the backdrop for pivotal events in Hungarian politics for more than 200 years. Today, it’s the official residence of the Hungarian president, and is the place to see the changing of the guard in Budapest.

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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Fisherman’s Bastion Budapest

Offering sweeping city views and the perfect backdrop for your Budapest holiday photos, Fisherman’s Bastion Budapest is a favorite Budapest attraction! This guide covers everything you need to know about visiting Fisherman’s Bastion Budapest.

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Expert Guide to Budapest’s Castle Hill Funicular

A window to the Budapest of past years, Buda Castle Funicular is a fun way to travel between Clark Adam Square and Budapest Castle District. And it offers spectacular views over the Danube!

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