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Underground Budapest: Caverns, churches and Cold War bunkers

Underground Budapest: Caverns, churches and Cold War bunkers

The Hungarian capital's curvy hills hide a labyrinthine network of nearly 200 caves
Caffeine kicks: Budapest's battling coffee houses

Caffeine kicks: Budapest's battling coffee houses

Hungarian capital's taste for new wave roasts challenges traditional coffee culture
Record-breaking Lego tower built in Hungary

Record-breaking Lego tower built in Hungary

Toy brick structure reaches 34.76 meters over Hungarian capital to beat previous record holder
Basement breakout: Budapest's escape games go global

Basement breakout: Budapest's escape games go global

Visitors to the Hungarian capital are paying to be locked in its cold, damp cellars. Here's why
Is this Europe's most interesting zoo?

Is this Europe's most interesting zoo?

You've seen elephants, hippos and bears, but never in a setting like the Budapest Zoo
Narrow-gauge nirvana on Hungary’s Lilliputian locomotives

Narrow-gauge nirvana on Hungary’s Lilliputian locomotives

They’re no bullet trains but these ambling “little railways” are a smart way to get out of Budapest
Üdvözöljük to Hungarian, one of Europe’s most curious languages

Üdvözöljük to Hungarian, one of Europe’s most curious languages

"It’s like singing," says one fan who can’t speak a word of it
Buda vs. Pest: One city, two personalities

Buda vs. Pest: One city, two personalities

Luckily the Hungarian capital just managed to avoid being called 'Pestbuda'
Europe's most welcoming city is...

Europe's most welcoming city is...

A visa, toothpaste, spare underwear ... all essential for a vacation. But what about a decent welcome?
8 must-see Budapest buildings

8 must-see Budapest buildings

"Paris of the East"? The grand old dame on the Danube needs no such comparison
Guide to Hungary's signature dishes

Guide to Hungary's signature dishes

Hungarian food is abundant and cheap, making this the last place you should try to diet
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