Sometimes it's not the major tourist attractions that leave the biggest impression.
Multi-level ships, hundreds of passengers and buffet queues. Ocean cruising can be a far cry from river cruising. Here's why.
Unguarded moments of discovery bring the past back into the present, writes Kerry van der Jagt.
For a quintessential Budapest experience, head to Szechenyi Baths, where locals spend hours chatting, playing chess and soaking.
These cruises are on the water, but some of the best memories come from stopping on the land, write Louise Goldsbury and Anthony Dennis.
Beyond Budapest, second-time visitor Steve McKenna discovers a resort-studded lake, Ottoman relics, barrels of wine and bundles of hospitality
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