Briana Lovatt was Looking for a city break that would be interesting, exciting and cultural. Budapest is renowned for its historic grand cafés, ornate baths and festive markets which made it the perfect mini getaway.
(Above: St Stephen Basilica )
Arriving in the vibrant city of Budapest, one of the most sough after places to go! With it's booming nightlife, stylish bars and restaurants along with the most amazing architecture, it really does bring culture and history to the focal point.
The first day was all about getting to know the City. Buda Castle, which stretched across the river Danube was presented in the scenic backdrop. Up high, it takes you to the streets of Buda (One half of Budapest), where high-end restaurants meets awe-inspiring buildings and vibrant shops. It really does look like something out of an 1950’s movie.
On the other side of the river is Pest, the more urban and raw side of the historic city, with it's thriving bars and quirky restaurants make it the perfect place for younger people. Vibrant and colourful graffiti and wall art, plasters the tall art deco buildings.
(Above: St. Stephen's Statue)
(Above: streets of Buda)
(Above: Matthias church)
(Above: Briana carrying the Highclere backpack whilst visiting the Szechenhu Thermal Baths)
The Széchenyi Thermal Bath are one of the most popular tourist places in Budapest, it's impressive architecture and heated tubs make the spa relaxing and elegant.
There are many restaurants that cater to all. Whether you’re in the mood for street food with Budapest known for their thriving markets, or if you want to go elegant with a top view of the castle or having dinner on a river boat!
However due to Budapest's history and destructive past, the museums and tours are one of the best in the world. The Terror Museum, Holocaust Memorial and the underground caves take Budapest away from just a normal city break. With so much culture, history and things to do, it is one of the most exciting places to go.
(Above: Briana on the streets of Buda carrying her red Soho worn as a cross body!)