Frommer's Budapest and the Best of Hungary

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Wiley, Mar 16, 2010 - Travel - 310 pages
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Budapest, awakened in 1989 after its long slumber behind the Iron Curtain, is now 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" is meticulously updated and revamped every 2 years (more frequently than the competition).Our author, a longtime resident of Budapest, is a professor of Education and co-owner of a B&B on the Pest side of the city--and he loves nothing more than to chat up his guests and give them recommendations for their trip. In this guide, he collects all of his insider tips and points you to the attractions, hotels, and restaurants to suit your tastes and budget, as if you were one of his guests. 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 (and hidden parties), its vibrant arts scene, and its fabulous thermal baths and spas."Frommer's Budapest & the Best of Hungary " also covers the Danube Bend, the Lake Balaton Region, Tokaji and the caves of Northeastern Hungary, and Pecs and the Mecsek Hills of Southern Hungary.

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User Review  - Barbara Pearlman - Goodreads

This is a great reference book for those traveling to Budapest. Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

This guide covers it all, and is as accessible to the first-time visitor as it is to someone very familiar with Budapest (like myself). Great advice on historical sites/museums, restaurants ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Dr. Ryan James was born and raised in Long Branch, New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco and has taught in the American Studies degree program at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest since 2002. He and his partner own BudaBaB, a bed and breakfast on the Pest side. He welcomes questions and comments about this guide, and his email address is

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