Start early, and finish late, for the best evening photos
In Budapest, I'm reminded once more that night shots can bring out the best in a city: dirty buildings, scaffolding and litter all fade into the shadows as the city’s lights begin to work their magic.
Budapest’s baths hold some moves you might not expect
Less showy than the city's more famous bathhouses, the neo-Classical Szechenyi and art nouveau Gellert, the Kiraly Baths are less frequented by tourists, and hold far more fascination for me.
Budapest calling! Just take a deep breath
As trance music plays, revelers move from colored room to colored room – lime green to screaming pink – watching as corners transform their shapes, and people turn into shadows.
Inside Budapest’s ruin pub: “Would you like a carrot?”
There is a kind of architecture in Budapest that is mixing the old and the fashionably new. I’m on a mission: to visit one of the city's most famous kerts, arty pubs in derelict buildings.
Boom times in Budapest
Vorosmarty ter ("Square") comes to life at Christmas but, for the rest of the year, it is also a showcase for the new Budapest.