Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary

Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary

by Andrew Princz, Anna Kutor, Nora Lakos, Carolyn Bánfalvy
     
 
Budapest, awakened in 1989 after its long slumber behind the Iron Curtain, is one of Europe's hottest destinations. It stands proudly at the center of Eastern Europe's cultural rebirth, and best of all, it still ranks as one of the continent's best bargains.

Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary, 6th Edition has all the practical details and candid

Overview

Budapest, awakened in 1989 after its long slumber behind the Iron Curtain, is one of Europe's hottest destinations. It stands proudly at the center of Eastern Europe's cultural rebirth, and best of all, it still ranks as one of the continent's best bargains.

Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary, 6th Edition has all the practical details and candid advice you need to plan a successful trip. This book has been completely updated to give you the best places to stay and dine, from historic hotels to intimate guesthouses and from grand cafes to atmospheric taverns and pubs. Explore the city's highlights on detailed walking tours and learn about the gorgeous architecture of both the city's famous buildings and hidden treasures. And of course, we've got all the details on Budapest's exciting nightlife, its vibrant arts scene, and its fabulous thermal baths and spas.

Then explore the best of the Hungarian countryside, where you'll discover sunburnt hillside vineyards and deep verdant valleys, lush cherry orchards, the riverside towns along the Danube Bend, the famous caves in Aggletek, and the shores of Lake Balaton. Our book puts it all at your fingertips, with a handy glossary of Hungarian phrases and detailed color maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471778196
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2006
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series, #247
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Princz is a freelance culture and travel journalist/consultant who has visited over forty countries. He has also worked for various governments, consulting on country tourism and awareness projects. Andrew was the founding editor of DT – Diplomacy & Trade magazine in Budapest, and he currently edits and publishes the travel and culture website OnTheGlobe.com. He is a regular contributor to Wall Street Journal Europe and various dance and film publications.

Carolyn Bánfalvy is a Budapest-based freelance journalist who is currently writing a book about Budapest’s food and wine.

Anna Kutor is a freelance journalist based in Warsaw.

Nóra Lakos is a travel and culture journalist currently completing film studies at the Hungarian Film Academy.

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