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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
As you may have noticed, every day I’m recommending one outdoor and one indoor venue for birthday parties. Here are two very special ones for your very special child! 5. Budakeszi Vadaspark Wild Animal Park and the Bagolyvár Birodalom: The … Continue reading
As promised, here are two more ideas for kids’ birthday party venues. Did I mention I once (that’s right, once) made the mistake of having one at home? If you’ve done that and not gone bonkers, then hats off to … Continue reading
The passing of Steve Jobs got me thinking about using creativity, intuition and courage to live an authentic life. He was also passionate about connecting people. Well, how about pairing up elderly people with kids, all of whom live in state-run institutions? Well, … Continue reading