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Winter in Budapest – Top 5 Outdoor Ideas!

You’ve seen the Christmas markets, warmed up with mulled wine, and now you’re ready for more Budapestian adventures. I’m sure you’ve seen my list of skating rinks (http://wp.me/p1Mrmn-9V), but how about a sledding party? Cross-country ski lessons? Downhilling or snowboarding? For … 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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Three Countries in a Day… a Day Trip from Budapest

Breakfast in Hungary, lunch in Slovakia, dinner in Austria and then back home to bed in Budapest. It can be done! And enjoyed… It’s just a two-hour drive to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia,which was once the capital of Hungary. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Travel Destinations from Budapest, Part III-IV

Four more ideas for your vacation planning, since I had no internet access yesterday (the reason for this, I will reveal tomorrow)… 5. Zakopane – This is the Polish destination I mentioned in my last post, which is close enough … Continue reading

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Top 10 Travel Destinations from Budapest, Part II

Two more ideas for your vacation plans in Central Europe… 3. Trieste – this utterly Italian city only made it into our travel plans because it’s about 7 hours from Budapest, making it a good stop for the night on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Nearby Non-Hungarian Destinations, Part I

This week, since it’s spring break at my daughter’s school, I decided to let you in on my favorite places to go in the “neighborhood” of Hungary. Why not Hungarian destinations? I’ll save that for another week when you might … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Love Budapest, Part V

Here I am in the home stretch, with reasons 8, 9, and 10 to love Budapest. I’m tempted to say they’re the food, the food, and the food, after going to a fabulous csárda last night near Kecskemét. It was actually … Continue reading

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