As one of Europe’s oldest transportation systems, the Budapesti Közlekedési Vállalat (BKV) has many fascinating and unique elements about it. Here’s a photo gallery with a bit of history and background information.
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Tallinn’s Leni Merrart International Airport has become home to the word’s first Skype phone booth last month. The booth is a silver-colored cabinet which features a 22-inch touch screen and lets passengers see the person they are talking to, with a headset on offer for privacy. A platform sensor on the floor also changes color when customers [...]
Here are six great reasons why you should travel by rail. 1) Accessibility Most major cities have railway stations right within the city center and are easily reachable by public transit or sometimes even within walking distance. This includes popular destinations such as Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Munich, and Warsaw. So there’s less time spent traveling [...]
Here is a list of iphone apps best suited for travel to Central and Eastern Europe. Getting There Airline Seat Guide will help you find the best seats and more importantly avoid the worst. It features over 1200+ aircrafts from around the world including Air Berlin, Austrian Airlines, Czech Airlines, German Wings, LOT Polish Airlines and Lufthansa. ($1.99) There’s [...]
Now there’s no excuse to miss your exercise route even if your travelling aboard. MapMyRun.com, is an interactive website that helps users find and chart exercises courses from around the globe. Whether your seeking the perfect place to run, walk, ride or hike, you can enter your desired location and be able to see detailed maps and information about your routes. After [...]
Operating since 2008, The Danube Express is one of the newest train travel services in Europe. Yet, this emerging rail company is quickly getting a reputation for its high class service and distinct itineraries. The luxury “hotel on wheels” offers travelers a journey across some of the most spectacular areas of Central and Eastern Europe. Tours include the Istanbul Loop, a [...]
Hungarian is a very unique and complex language. It belongs to the Finno-Ugric language group related to Finnish, Estonian and a number of other minority languages spoken in the Baltic states and northern European Russia eastward into central Siberia. However, its origins are still largely unknown and in dispute. Although, Hungarian may not be an easy language to learn for [...]