European Christmas Markets Will Capture Your Heart

As we are writing this from Florida, warmth and sunny skies deceive us into thinking Christmas isn’t far away. After 5 cold Christmas’ we’ve gotten used to the crisp air and just as the days become short and dreary, suddenly colorful lights appear and cute little wooden stalls are constructed. Yes, it’s time to be…

Budapest’s Castle Hill at Night

The Danube separates Buda from Pest, which used to be different towns. Here are images of Budapest’s Castle Hill at night. The photo of Budapest Parliament above was taken from the Pest side of town. Moving on to Castle Hill photos… Budapest’s Royal Palace, on a frigid October night.

Hungarian Cuisine: Advice for Dining in Budapest

We were recently in Budapest and enjoyed a number of meals around town. Traditional Hungarian cooking is typically rich and meat-centric. There are some great deals to be found in Budapest, meals that would normally cost around 20 to 30 euro in Western Europe, will cost you around 10 euros. Tip on Ordering Wine in…