Kollázs Brasserie and Bar Four Seasons Hotel

The Kollázs Brasserie and Bar on the ground floor of the Four Seasons Hotel in Budapest, is a contemporary European brasserie overlooking the Chain Bridge and the Danube.

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Tauck Danube River Cruise

The cruise was for many an opportunity to discover their roots, others to reminisce harder memories, and for all of us to discover fascinating parts of eastern Europe you might never think of visiting. It is in many ways much more satisfying than sea cruising for me, you get a better perspective of the land and a better understanding of the people behind the borders.

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Corinthia Hotel Budapest

Anyone who’s seen Wes Anderson’s multi-Oscar-winning Grand Budapest Hotel will recognise a few strangely familiar features of the real Budapest’s most famous five-star establishment. The film may have been set in non-specific Transylvanian countryside, but Anderson took as his inspiration this establishment in Hungary’s capital..After paying a recce visit to what is now the Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Anderson recreated on set the rococo E-shaped facade, the tiered staircases and Moroccan-style arcaded spa. Not to mention the plethora of concierges attending the needs of guests and fantastical cakes baked on the premises.

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Corinthia Hotel. Budapest

It’s no coincidence that Wes Anderson, director of The Grand Budapest Hotel, visited the Corinthia Hotel in Hungary’s capital before making his movie.   It may not have been set in the city or even the country, but there are remarkable similarities between the hotel which stars in the movie and the five-star establishment considered Budapest’s […]

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13 top things to do in Budapest

The two senior citizens in front of me were clearly having a ball. They were, it must be said, up to their chins in the hot thermal waters of Szechenyi Bath’s outdoor pools, but more to the point, they were playing chess on a floating board and loving every minute of it!

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Lanchid 19 Design Hotel

With Buda Castle towering high above you and the glorious Danube flowing by your side next to the legendary Chain Bridge, you will have everything that is in historic Budapest at your very fingertips. You’ll even be standing above the medieval ruins of a water tower as you walk across the transparent lobby floor.

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