How Budapest Became Famous for Thermal Baths And What You Need To Know

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is considered one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, and was ranked the world’s second best city by Condé Nast Traveler. This doesn’t come as a surprise to those who have been to this Central European metropolis. Filled with Gothic architecture, hearty cuisine, and a rich history, and in the city that contains 33 percent of the country’s population, there’s so much to discover. In particular, what sets the city apart from other european cities, are the famous thermal baths.

The baths, which…


The Cities’ Claim to Fame

Plastered along almost every building in Vienna and Salzburg, two of the largest tourist destinations in Austria, is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s face or name. There’s cafes, museums, souvenir shops, and even chocolate shops devoted to the famous composer. It makes sense because Mozart was born in Salzburg in 1756 and moved to Vienna in 1781 where he achieved his fame. It’s clear after just five minutes in these two cities that Mozart is the cities own claim to fame, but ironically Mozart never felt welcomed in his home country. It was really Prague, Czech Republic…

The description was as follows; “Private Island Cruise: Spend your day sailing along the coastline on a private boat and exploring the Adriatic.” it sounded pretty inviting. When you’re in Split, Croatia, a town on the Dalmatian Coast, it would be foolish to go there without seeing the many other islands and beaches that scatter along the coastline.

Arriving at the dock, there were two boats that the group could get on. One was open, more of a sailboat than a cruising boat. The other was a double decker cruising boat with benches and tables that looked like a much…

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