Category Archives: Hungary

Happy New Year 2018

It’s nearly mid-January and I have only just found the time to write this new year post. Even though we have up until the end of January in France to do so, it’s still better to wish people a happy … Continue reading

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A Lunch Stop at Gyor, Hungary

We’re on our way to Ybbs an der Donau in Austria and Gyor seems like a good  halfway point. We arrive at 12.30 just in time for lunch. We find an indoor parking lot so we won’t be restricted with … Continue reading

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Cycling in Hungary – An experience

It’s finally going to be warm enough to cycle – 16°C at 1 pm going up to 19°C at 3 pm. Jean Michel has checked all our Eurovelo 6 maps, plus the local map from the Tourinform office. We can … Continue reading

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Baja and Pecs – a few surprises

After our wonderful visit to Szeged with its beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, we arrive in Baja, our Danube destination for the next three nights.  We follow the Tom-Tom and arrive at Hotel Kaiser Panzio (pension) where we’ve booked an apartment as … Continue reading

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Szeged, Hungary – Art Nouveau at its Finest

We have Andrea from Rear View Mirror to thank for our unique visit to the Hungarian city of Szeged today. She was lucky enough to enjoy it with both snow and sunshine! In 1879, the town was flooded and only 300 … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Visiting Lisbon – Parliament House in Budapest – Being Polite in French

This week’s Blogger Round-Up takes us to Lisbon in Portugal with Jenny and John in Brittany, a place that is definitely on my shortlist while Adelina from Pack Me To visits the inside of the Parliament Building in Budapest which … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: New Year etiquette in France – Christmas produce markets – Authentic restaurants in Budapest

For this week’s Blogger Round-Up, I have two posts related to Christmas and one from a new member of the blogosphere on Budapest. Phoebe from Lou Messugo explains the do’s and don’t’s of wishing people a merry Christmas and happy … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Szentendre, Hungary

Szentendre, pronounced San-ten-dray, is a charming little town on the Danube about twenty kilometers north of Budapest, very popular in summer it seems as it is easy to get there by boat, bus, train or bike, but only crowded between … Continue reading

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The 5:2 Fast Diet on Holidays

You may remember I started the 5:2 fast diet about 2 weeks before we left on holidays, desperately hoping it would allow me to wear all my summer clothes again. Well, it worked but I wondered how it would go … Continue reading

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Budapest, the City of Baths

Everyone who goes to Budapest tells you that you have to experience the baths. However, there are so many that it is difficult to choose. Also, many seem to have separate pools (and even separate days) for men and women. … Continue reading

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