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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 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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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 Reasons to Love Budapest, Part II

Budapest is cool, no doubt about it. No matter what is happening, and no matter what has happened in this city, you can’t help but love it. Here are today’s two reasons to love Budapest… 3. The food. A no-brainer, … 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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