Our #Europe Trip > #Slovakia-#Kosice (Introduction)
In planning journey of Europe, we believe it is one of the best adventures any traveler can experience. Because challenge in terms of budget, destination for travel and accommodation. This is our FIRST Europe trip, choosing well-researched itinerary is essential for us. How to plan a different scenery and economic trip is our main goal. Journey Europe is can be expensive and can be budget.For the budget first, you must have good physical strength💪 💪💪and planning is one of the important part for save the cost.Europe, its cities are gorgeous and historic, its mountains are natural scenery and picturesque⛺🏞🏔. For our planning itinerary journey, most challenging is to get a real feel for their culture, natural, and traditions dishes on, with there is an important fact on your mind: Budget💲💲💲.
We (two sisters) left from Malaysia, KLIA 🛫🛫🛫and upon arrival in the city of Budapest, Hungary. After collect our baggage, we direct take the long-distance bus🚌🚌🚌 from airport to the Kosice, Slovakia. Many European countries have comfortable and cheap long-distance bus services between them. Although long-distance bus aren’t as comfortable as trains, but often they are astonishingly cheap. Before start our Europe trips, we have already planning choose the best route for us from Country to Country and book our tickets on website. Normally we use the website of http://www.rome2rio.com and http://www.goeuro.com.
Filter for cheapest, timetable schedule, fastest and destination of departure, we choose Flixbus Europe🚌 🚌🚌the most important can departure from the Budapest Airport. Ok, well, it can save the transports fee from airport to bus station. For those buy the early ticket from website if you wish to change date, timetable and destination ,no worry Flixbus Europe provide the service for you can easy change from website of course it got small charge. From Budapest Airport to Kosice Slovakia, Bus Station is takes around 3 hour 30min.And the bus ticket price is 9.99 € per adult + 0.41 € (Debit and Credit Card Charge).
Kosice, the second biggest town of Slovakia and KOŠICE is not only the centre of eastern Slovakia but also the core of the Eastern Carpathians where several ethnicities live. It is situated on the river Hornád at the eastern reaches of the Slovak Ore Mountains, near the border with Hungary.
For accommodation🛏🛏🛏 , we have using Airbnb, it provides a more local experience. We take the 6 night in Kosice, Slovakia and we choose for stay in a comfy and modern, fully equipped apartment in the Centre of Kosice. It just 10 minutes’ walk to Main Street and close to groceries hypermarket. The host of Airbnb prepared fully complete Kitchen equipment that can help us economize by prepared and enjoy breakfast and some dinners by our self. A good experience to stay with provides everything we needs for Reasonable Price.
Remember, cook by our self to save some of cash whilst travel during Europe. First day arrival on Kosice, Slovakia, first thing must do is take a couple of hours to go to grocery supermarket buy the food ingredients we needs. We choose for Lidl supermarket (discount supermarket chain) located next of the Train Station and Billa supermarket (‘cheap supermarket chain’) located in one of the bigger shopping center in Kosice. We buy some meat🥩🥩🥩, fresh produce🍓🥒🥔, dairy🧀🧀🧀, and baked goods🍞🥐🥖 with total price are 13.50€ for 1 week while we stay at Kosice, Slovakia.
To get around the Kosice Town, we suggest can be for walking🚶♀️🚶♀️🚶♀️but you also can using public transport🚎🚌🚖🚘 and Taxify. But remember Taxify is not have service of pay by cash, it`s direct less from your debit or credit card.
Although walking🚶♀️🚶♀️🚶♀️ is our main transport, but in our Europe Travel Trip (Four Country) using public transport for go too far destination inevitable for us view of different scenery🛤🛤🚉. In Slovakia, we choose train🚉🚊🚇 take us from one destination to other destination. We believe many of Slovakia resident are agree our wording, that trains are convenience and cheaper public transport to get around in Slovakia especially in Kosice. Because of the Kosice, Slovakia has extensive railway connections. An ideal way, for us use the less expensive of regional trains go to just about the far destination with no need to book these in advance.
Ok finish our introduction and some travel tips for the Slovakia. Let start our Slovakia travel Journey.