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A glimpse of Budapest!

“Dear Mariella: We are writing to you to let you know that the tour you booked with us is now canceled. Would you like to book a day-trip to Budapest instead?” Hell yeah! My day trip to Budapest was amazing even though I got to spend only a few hours in this city. The beauty of Europe is that you can take a bus, train or even drive to another city within hours of each other. In this case, I got to explore Budapest after a short 3-hr drive from Vienna. As soon as we arrived, the tour guide started explaining Budapest history as we drove by the landmarks. We got dropped off right in the heart of the city! With one-hour to explore on our own, I got to wonder around and enjoy a delightful cup of coffee overlooking the lake.   Words are not enough to describe how beautiful is to cross the Chain Bridge (Szechenyi launched) overlooking the beautiful Danube River! It doesn’t matter if you visit during the day or at night, the …