Enjoying a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Budapest

Budapest, the enchanting capital of Hungary, is renowned for its stunning architecture, rich history, and breathtaking views. But there's no better way to experience the city's beauty than from the sky, floating gracefully in a hot air balloon.

If you have a short itinerary in the city and are seeking a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with panoramic vistas of the "Pearl of the Danube," an aerial tour is the perfect way to experience the city. This is your guide to a hot air balloon adventure over Budapest while staying at a BudaHome Apartment.


A Travel Guide to Budapest's City Park

Budapest, the vibrant capital of Hungary, is a city steeped in history and charm. Among its many attractions, one standout gem is the City Park or ‘Városliget’ in Hungarian.

Spanning over 300 acres, this urban oasis offers an idyllic escape from the bustling city center and is the perfect place to stretch your legs in Budapest's greenery. Not just for strolling, this park is also home to several of the city’s best museums.


The Best Lookout Towers In & Around Budapest

Budapest is known for its beautiful scenery, amazing architecture, and culture. It's a popular destination for both tourists and locals alike. With such amazing and diverse scenery, it’s easy to see why it’s best viewed from above!

A great way to witness all the city has to offer from up above is by visiting one of its many lookout towers. Plus, these are perfect places to take great pictures of Budapest and its sweeping scenery.


A Visitor’s Guide to the House of Music, Budapest

When asked about Hungary's most notable contributions to the world, one may think of goulash or the Rubik's cube--but music undoubtedly belongs on the list, as well.

Hungary is recognized for its influential musical legacy in European music history and beyond. With renowned composers and musicians like Ferenc Liszt, Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály, György Ligeti, and Zoltán Kocsis, there are many accomplishments to celebrate.


A Traveler’s Guide to the Hungarian Parliament Building

There may be no Budapest sight more iconic or more well-known than the Hungarian Parliament building (also called the Országház). Its  impressive dome and towering neo-gothic spires have impressed countless visitors--locals and tourists alike.


16 Unique Museums in Budapest You Can't Miss

Having endured the Ottoman invasion, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and occupation by both the Nazis and the Soviets, it's no surprise that Budapest has countless stories to tell.

Don't just take it from a guidebook, though there is a wide range of Budapest museums that will expand your understanding of Hungary's intricate past.


The Most Beautiful Bridges in Budapest You Need to See

What would you consider to be the best bridge in Budapest? Some are beautiful, some are quirky, and others offer breathtaking views. Linking the two halves of the city, the bridges provide the best viewpoints for enjoying the fireworks on St. Stephen's Day, provide a route for a leisurely walking tour all around Budapest, or even sometimes host carefree picnics (more on that below).


A Walking Tour of the Most Beautiful Cathedrals in Budapest

Hit the streets of Budapest with this unique walking tour idea. Explore the city while you view our 7 favorite cathedrals in the city center, all with their own unique history and architecture. 


An Insider’s Guide to Visiting The Tropicarium in Budapest

When you think of Budapest, words like “shark” and “tropical fish” don’t exactly spring to mind.

And yet the Hungarian Capital is home to the Tropicarium, a veritable shark and wildlife zoo with a 12-meter long observation tunnel to see these deadly predators up close and personal.


Take a Look Into Budapest’s Past at the Hospital in the Rock

When bombs are falling from the sky, collapsing bridges, destroying roads, making food and basic supplies scarce or non-existent, how do you deal with emergencies? Where do you care for the wounded? Where can you create a safe space during air raids?


A Traveler's Guide to Visiting the Hungarian Railway History Park

If you’re coming to Budapest with kids, or if you're a railway enthusiast, then you simply can’t miss a visit to the Hungarian Railway History Park and the Hungarian Railway Museum. This is Europe’s largest open-air railway entertainment park, drawing in locomotive fans from all over the world.