Labirintus aka the Labyrinth of Buda Castle (Budapest, Hungary)

I read briefly about the Labyrinth in Budapest and decided oh, why not, let’s check it out. The one tidbit about the attraction that caught my attention the most was that it was where the actual historical figure Count Dracula was once imprisoned. A lot people don’t even know that Count Dracula was a real person, beyond the vampire mythology.   On my second day … Continue reading Labirintus aka the Labyrinth of Buda Castle (Budapest, Hungary)

Dohány Street Synagogue (Budapest, Hungary)

One of the last sights I saw before leaving Budapest was the Dohány Street Synagogue also known as the “Great Synagogue” in the 7th district of Budapest, Erzsébetváros. It’s architect, Ludwig Förster, was Catholic hence why the Synagogue doesn’t resemble conventional synagogues and more closely resembles a church. It’s the largest synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world seating 3,000 people. It … Continue reading Dohány Street Synagogue (Budapest, Hungary)

Hostel Review: Wombats Hostel (Budapest & Vienna)

After I booked my trip, I started looking at actual hotels. I’d lost faith that there were any good hostels left out there (besides the DREAM Hostel in Warsaw) and I was going to spend the money on actual hotel rooms, and not just the shittiest, cheapest ones I could find – but decent ones. But… as I was browsing through hotels on Booking.com, I … Continue reading Hostel Review: Wombats Hostel (Budapest & Vienna)