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Budapest’s Top 5 Skating Rinks

The holidays and winter wouldn’t be complete with a few rounds around a scenic skating rink, and warming up afterward with a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine! Budapest has some great places for a skate, all with skate … Continue reading

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An eXtremely Fun eXperience

I got a sneak preview of the new eXbox! No, it’s not a video game console, – which is pronounced eex-box in Hungarian - it’s much better. It’s an indoor extreme sports palace that opens today in Budapest! When I say … Continue reading

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Beyond Balaton

Of course there’s a lot to see and do on the shores of Lake Balaton, Central Europe’s largest lake. This time, though, after attending a beautiful wedding at a perfect little hilltop church overlooking the lake, we decided to go … Continue reading

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Run, Forest, Run!

You’ll forgive me for the title, which I couldn’t resist! On Sunday, the Budakeszi Keszegek Running Club (a keszeg is a kind of fish, so it’s rather amusing, we think) held the first annual Forest Run here in Budakeszi, which … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Love Budapest, Part III

Two more things to love as we head into a four-day weekend (during which I still intend to be posting…) here in Budapest! 5. The green spaces. Apparently there are only 10 square meters of green space per Budapest resident, half … Continue reading

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Parties in Budapest, Part V

All aboard! Last but not least, two very unusual birthday party venues… 9. The Children’s Railway: Take a ride on this railway run by kids! This is fun anytime, but you can also rent a whole railway car (adorably called “saloon carriages” on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Parties in Budapest, Part IV

Party on! Here are two more Budapest birthday party venues, one retro, and one underground. And you know what? They’re great for grownups too… 7. Bowling: Picturing a rundown old alley on the outskirts of town, full of old people in dorky … Continue reading

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