Visiting the Herend Factory is always a special experience. The dedication and the talent of people making the most famous Hungarian porcelain products is simply amazing.

During the tour one can see all the different phases of porcelain making and can also learn a lot about the ‘white gold’. I recommend to include the visit in the Lake Balaton tour to make this tour even more authentic.

I’m spending most of my time walking around Budapest and touring around beautiful Hungary. I’m amazed to see that my country attracts more and more tourists every year. Yes, it’s a great thing. But at the same time it’s overwhelming, too.

I’d like travellers to have the most perfect Budapest experience, and I have a few tips for you to consider to make sure your visit is enjoyable and is good for our city and our people, too, leaving some living space to the Budapesters.

  1. Support local businesses: hire a local guide, eat local, drink local. 
  2. Instead of doing bus tours take public transportation and walk.
  3. Forget about guide books and the must-see attractions. Try and discover the city for yourself.
  4. Don’t invade specific baths/museums/bars/restaurants. It’s so sad to see that local people can no longer go to these places because they are overcrowded.
  5. Don’t do anything you wouldn’t do back home.

Working as a tour guide I often get the question whether I find my job boring, doing the same thing every day. Well, no. First of all, I spend all my time in Budapest, my favorite city, the place I lived all my life and I’m the most proud of. And of course I meet so many different people, you, my travellers make sure that every tour, every moment is unique and special.

Have a look at some of my favorite Instagram pictures from last year to see how many different shapes of Budapest I’m fortunate to see every single day.

Most of my guests on my Foodie tours just love our strudel. I always explain how and why it’s different from the Apfel Strudel you might have tried in Austria or Germany. I think everybody agrees it’s one of the nicest Hungarian pastries, not too sweet but simply delicious. I can take you to the best strudel places or you can try making your own!

With over 250 tours I delivered last year I can’t tell how fortunate I am to show my travellers around the city and the country I love the most. This is my home, my birthplace and I’m looking forward to introducing it to even more people in 2019!

I’ve just had a look at which my most popular tours were last year:

  • “THE GRAND BUDAPEST” WALK: a great introduction of Budapest to first time visitors or travellers who only have one day to see the main highlights and some of the hidden gems.
  • BUDAPEST FOODIE TOUR: as I also work for a Hungarian food magazin, I’m really happy to take you to local markets and little artisan food shops and to make sure you taste all the great Hungarian treats.
  • JEWISH QUARTER WALK: including the visit of the world’s second largest synagogue and a walk in the ghetto which is today the Soho of Budapest with great cultural and creative vibes.
  • DANUBE BEND TOUR BY CAR: it’s a relatively short drive from Budapest and in only one day I can show you three very different little Hungarian villages and the stunning view over the bend of the Danube river.