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Hungarian Canoeist Gábor Rakonczay Arrives Safely

We interrupt our regularly scheduled program (Top 10 Non-Hungarian Restaurants) to let you in on some wonderful news, if you haven’t heard it yet… Gábor Rakonczay, the Hungarian canoeist, is alive and well and has arrived in Antigua, becoming the world’s first person … Continue reading

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Parties in Budapest, Part IV

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

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Parties in Budapest, Part III

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

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Parties, Part II

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

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Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas

Hello, it seems planning a kids’ birthday is a challenge for many parents here in Budapest, so this week I bring you my 10 best ideas for kids’ birthday parties in Budapest. In my opinion, the best birthday parties offer … Continue reading

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The Courage to Connect

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

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Carpe Diem

Viktória and Gábor Rakonczay are two amazing people. These two young Hungarians rowed across the Atlantic, after raising funds, designing and building the boat themselves, and setting it in the water without ever having rowed in their lives. They survived a … Continue reading

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