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Fresh New “Canteen” Opens Near Szena Ter

Good news, because good food is hard to find in the Szell Kalman ter (aka Moszkva ter) neighborhood. This one’s called Finomito Kantin – finomito means “refinery” and kantin is “canteen,” implying a cool industrial edge but also referring to … Continue reading

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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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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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Remembering Extraordinary Hungarians

November is a time to remember those who have gone before. In Hungary, families visit cemeteries, leave wreaths and flowers, light candles and talk about loved ones they’ve lost. For me, it’s a time to think about Hungarians whose lives … Continue reading

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Live It. Love It. Budapest!

I’m back in Budapest and ready to help you get the best out of life here. That’s why I now offer a Live and Love Budapest seminar, an informal two-hour introduction to the ins and outs of the city, from how to … Continue reading

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The Coolest New Way to See Budapest

It’s called the Trikke. Go ahead and pronounce it “trike,” rhyming with bike, because it really is a three-wheeled wonder that’s as fun to ride as a trike when you’re three. It’s the funkiest way to see downtown Budapest, whether … Continue reading

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Danube Boat Brings the River Back to Budapest

Budapest finally got what it’s been missing – a way for everyone to enjoy the Danube, not just tourists, freighter captains, and the odd nouveau-riche speedboat owner. With the new boat service run by the public transport system, you can … Continue reading

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