Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

Wes Anderson Inspired

A few more photos from Budapest. People often marvel about the architecture in Budapest and how the colourful symmetrical buildings look like something out of a Wes Anderson film, particularly the funicular and the Szechenyi thermal baths. Although surprisingly, as we found out on our walking tour, the Grand Budapest Hotel was not filmed locally and the city is often used as the backdrop for many other cities such as Berlin and Paris. Interesting, huh?

I’m off to watch the Wes Anderson back catalogue now. Also of interest is the Instagram account Accidentally Wes Anderson.

So. Much. Inspiration.

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

Budapest in early January

A few photos from the very start of January, when Dom and I headed off to Budapest for a few days. After not really leaving the house for an extended period of time over the Christmas break, it was great to get out and exploring again. Budapest is a charmer of a city, it’s incredible walkable, the people are friendly and the architecture is beautiful. I highly recommend a free walking tour of the city, exploring the Jewish quarter particularly for ruin bars and restaurants and head over to Buda (the other side of the Danube to Pest) and check out the castle district and the Fishermans Bastion. And finally don’t forget to do as the locals and take a dip in the thermal spas dotted about the city.

Places to remember:

Mazel Tov

Szimpla Kert

Liberte

Menza

Szechenyi thermal baths

St Stephan’s Basilica – climb up to the top for great views!

Espresso Embassy

Parliament Building & the Holocaust shoe memorial

For more in depth city guides check out Carrie’s and Kristabel’s.