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An Easter Sprinkle

My daughter, 8, hid behind me when she realized it was her classmate and his father coming up the driveway. Clutching her pink plush Peeps-shaped Easter basket (an American touch) full of red packages, she grinned from ear to ear … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Love Budapest, Part IV

In honor of March 15th, a national holiday commemorating the revolution of 1848-49, I bring you a history lesson (don’t worry, it’s the short version). History could actually top the Top 10 Reasons to Love Budapest – I just saved … Continue reading

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Galloping Zombies

Life in Budapest – never short of surreal experiences. Walking down Andrássy Avenue late Saturday evening, after a fabulous day at the National Gallop, we encountered hordes of zombies, limping and lumbering toward us, groaning in their gruesome way. “Mom, this … Continue reading

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Wine Under the Moon

Longtime residents of Budapest, be they Hungarians or expats, don’t get up to the Castle District much, except when out-of-towners visit. The Wine Festival changes all that, giving Budapesters an excuse to stroll the cobblestone courtyards, cocooned by the walls of their Palace. Last … Continue reading

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