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.
The triangle of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna is a stellar vacation idea. But each city has its nuances and you’ll want to consider some of these pre-trip suggestions before you go!
My trip to Russia moves from the capital to the northern city of St. Petersburg – a European emulation that moves away from a business-feel towards a cultural center replete with history and insight into Russian society.