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Budapest — Majestically straddling one of the world’s most famous rivers, Budapest easily earns its moniker “Pearl of the Danube.” Home to nearly a quarter of Hungary’s population, it’s the center of all things Magyar, and buzzes like no other capital in Eastern Europe.

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For strong coffee after a soothing Turkish bath and postcard-perfect views of the river Danube.

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Jim’s Journal: A Luxurious Take on Budapest

August 11, 2014 by Jim Sherman

I have been to Budapest several times and, on each visit, I adore staying at the Four Seasons Gresham Palace. In the off-season (winter, or shoulder season in ... Read More »

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Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

July 22, 2014 by Tommy Burson

Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: Fly Lufthansa to Europe, Starting From $532 R/T

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