To get to Budapest actually required going backwards to Vienna and then in a different direction. The border between Austria and Slovakia seemed invisible, whereas here, there is a restaurant and a petrol station demarking the two countries but nothing more formal than that.
1000 Hungarian Forints is worth UK£2.50. Or, coffee and a decent bag of pastries. Hungary is cheap and this place was good to find a few minutes getting off the bus.
While I was (2018) here, it was just before the Hungarian elections. Some poster like these had big concern over uncontrolled immigration whereas other parties had other priorities.
Want to be a musician without instruments? This guy had the right idea.
Slovakia – 1. Austria’s neighbour and travel hacks – 2. River Danube – 3. Strange mirrored museum – 4. Things I learned from my visit to Slovakia – 5. Slovakia protests and strange goings on
Hungary – 1. Feeling Hungary – 2. Jewish Hungary and the Grand Synagogue – 3. soon