Maverick Hostel

Image taken from Maverick Hostel’s website.

I booked Maverick on the recommendation of a fellow traveller and I’m so glad I did. I was visiting Budapest, and I wanted to find somewhere centrally located, and with a good atmosphere, and luckily this was just the place. Continue reading

3 days in Budapest

Budapest has easily just risen to one of my top five European cities to visit. It is so vibrant and traveller-friendly, plus there is something for everyone. There are museums galore, beautiful parks and architecture, fun nightlife and tasty traditional food – it’s great!

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Everything you need to know about taking the Bucharest – Budapest overnight train.


My three berth cabin with the middle bed folded down to create a day sofa.

You must reserve your place on the overnight train between Bucharest and Budapest, and there are several options. There are seats, a money-saving 6 berth cabin, or 1, 2 and 3 bed compartments. Out of these I’d definitely say don’t get a seat (you’ll get little to no sleep) and recommend the bed compartments. These are more secure, and they have access to more facilities, compared to the 6 berth cabins.

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