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Top Weird Hungarian Foods to Try (or Not): Part II

Hungarians claim to have invented many things, and there are many wonders of the world that they are indeed responsible for, such as the computer and the ballpoint pen. They also may be the geniuses behind the “original M&Ms,” which … Continue reading

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Top Weird Hungarian Foods to Try (or Not): Part I

Whenever you visit or live in a foreign country, you come across some weird things that the locals like to eat. Hungarians have a great culinary tradition, but they do come up with some strange things. Don’t worry, my purpose … Continue reading

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Hungarian Artists Worth Watching – Krisztián Sándor

Ever wonder why the cover photo on my blog and FB page is a tropical scene, rather than a Budapest skyline? Today I bring you the answer. It’s a painting by Krisztián Sándor, part of a larger painting entitled African … Continue reading

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Hungarian Artists Worth Watching: Judit Wild, aka vadjutka

 Judit Wild has been making jewelry for a decade. Over those ten years, the first few spent experimenting and not really believing that this artistic pursuit was her destiny, she developed a style that is both respectful of the past … Continue reading

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An Easter Sprinkle

My daughter, 8, hid behind me when she realized it was her classmate and his father coming up the driveway. Clutching her pink plush Peeps-shaped Easter basket (an American touch) full of red packages, she grinned from ear to ear … Continue reading

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Top 10 Travel Destinations from Budapest, Part IV

And finally…a post on Zadar, Croatia, where I was lucky enough to spend this past week! 9. Zadar, Croatia – Just 7 hours from Budapest, highway all the way, and you are at the stunning coast of Croatia, where beaches, … 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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