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18 Absolute Best Things to Do in Budapest

Absolute Best Things to Do in Budapest

There are few cities in Europe that still hold a sense of mystique, promises of the nostalgic days where opulent journeys via the Orient Express were the way to travel. We love stopping off in cities where the Ottomans left […]

Chicken Paprikash and More – A Cooking Lesson in Budapest

Chicken Paprikash and More - A Cooking Lesson in Budapest

Anna greeted us at the door of the Chef Parade school where we were signed up to take our first Hungarian cooking lesson in Budapest. An inviting space, the school is split into two halves, one side kitchen and one side table. […]

Taking a Ride on the Children’s Railway in Budapest

Taking a Ride on the Children's Railway in Budapest

A Railway Ran by Kids? About four years ago, Devon read an article about Budapest and learned about a railway that was run entirely by children. Since then she has come to Europe quite a few times, but for some reason […]

Supreme Pampering in Budapest – Gellert Spa and Bath

Supreme Pampering in Budapest Gellert Spa and Bath

  The first time we went to Budapest was a frigid February weekend. I tend to get the mid-winter blues and need to just get away. Even though, we weren’t going any place warmer, it was different and exciting. It […]

Tips, Tricks, and Tales of Travel By Train in Eastern Europe

Train Travel Eastern Europe

When our Eurail passes arrived in the mail in early June I thought, “We have plenty of time to plan this trip.” There was vague, nebulous idea that we would ride trains and see as much of Eastern Europe as […]

Adventurous Train Travel in Eastern Europe

Train Travel Eastern Europe

Our Epic Journey Through Eastern Europe “Anything is possible on a train: a great meal, a binge, a visit from card players, an intrigue, a good night’s sleep, and strangers’ monologues framed like Russian short stories.” Paul Theroux Walking from […]

H is for Hungary (A-Z Challenge)

H is for Hungary

Hungary in February is cold, cold, cold; but we still loved the warmth to be found there! Budapest, Budapest, Budapest!  It is all the rave; it’s on everyone’s tongues!  I just had to get there!  So, what do we do?  […]

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