• Austria,  Hungary

    Traveling by Railjet Train Between Vienna and Budapest

    Vienna Austria and Budapest Hungary are two of the most popular travel destinations in Central Europe. And rightfully so! They both offer amazing architecture, art, food, and history. These two great European capital cities are located relatively close to each other – separated by only 150 miles. Consequently, many travel itineraries include a visit to both cities. Conveniently, an excellent…

  • Hungary

    An Easy Day Trip From Budapest – Colorful Szentendre Hungary

    If you are looking for an easy day trip from Budapest, then the quaint colorful town of Szentendre should be at the top of your list. Szentendre sits directly on the banks of the Danube River and offers interesting old world architecture, side streets that beg exploring, and a skyline dominated by church towers. The town is also a haven…

  • The exterior of Budapest's Great Market Hall with a yellow tram in front
    Hungary

    10 Essential Budapest Travel Tips

    I remember when I returned from a trip to Central Europe several years ago. As I was sharing some highlights with a well-traveled friend, I told him how much I’d loved our few days in Prague. He said – yeah Prague is nice, but wait until you see Budapest. Ever since then, Budapest has very much been on my travel…

  • Croatia

    Taking An Elaphiti Islands Boat Tour – An Ideal Dubrovnik Day Trip

    Our favorite activity while traveling in Dubrovnik Croatia recently was taking an Elaphiti Islands Boat Tour. The Elaphiti Islands are situated just north of Dubrovnik. Three of these scenic islands are populated and welcoming to visitors. The easiest way to check them out is via an organized Elaphiti Islands Boat Tour. We spent a fantastic day on a boat named…