What can I say? I miss travel. Probably not a surprising sentiment these days, but the reasons I miss it may make my thoughts unique. Or heck maybe you have these yearnings too?
An eternal city of seven hills, love, and pasta. Oh, the pasta. Rome is a foodie’s paradise and a historian’s dream wrapped in beautiful packaging and served up on a marble platter. Take the time to appreciate the Italian capital.
Chocolate. Beer. Fries. Pleasantness to spare. Sound like heaven?
Almost. it’s Belgium. Specifically the Belgian capital of Brussels and the charming town of Bruges. Ideal for a couple but great for a small group, these two cities epitomize what European vacations should be.
Prague and Vienna might be the capitals of neighboring nations but each city has a dramatically different feel. One is full of beer, ancient buildings, and bridges.
The other is modern with a regal feel and chocolate. Lots of chocolate. And coffee. And did I mention chocolate?
One could spend a lifetime in Budapest and never tire of the food, the wine, or the grace of a cosmopolitan capital mixed with a small-town feel. Whether you’ve never been or traveled many times, read about what Buda (and Pest) have to offer.