hat Budapest has to offer. Part 1
Normally I would
make a list of the things I want to see or go to during our travels. But as
soon as I started reading endless TOP-5, -10, -20 things you must do in
Budapest, I quickly came to realization that it will be impossible to check
even one tenth of all the cultural and historical sights this city has to
offer. And we had only five days, even less than that because of the flight
schedule. “So, we’d better make the most of it”, thought I while packing my
Next stop on our wish list was Royal Botanic Garden. It’s located in Peradeniya, which is about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy. Once again prices for tourists were the same as for locals… only multiplied by ten. But this time I can tell you without hesitation that it was worth every penny!
Medieval Häme castle (Hämeen linna) has been on my wish list for quite some time. And this year I finally had a chance to visit it!
Porvoo is one of my favorite cities. I mean what not to like?! Lovely old wooden houses that look like a fairy tale illustration, little markets where locals are selling handcrafted goods: jewelry, clothes, accessories, candles, home décor, etc.