With a world full of beautiful destinations, I’m often asked about my favorite cities. Whether it’s culture, scenic beauty, or food, Budapest is determined to top anyone’s travel list.
One of the most iconic attractions, the Chain Bridge, draws visitors who travel the globe to walk across the bridge and enjoy a moment watching the boats drift lazily along the river. The Chain Bridge is the first bridge to connect Buda and Pest. During World War II, the bridge was severely damaged in the Battle of Budapest, in which the Soviet Union captured of the Hungarian capital. Today, the city is referred to as the "Pearl of the Danube”