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Best Coffee Shops in Budapest 2019

Best Coffee Shops in Budapest 2019

Budapest is renowned for its culture, history, thermal springs, goulash and cheap alcohol. However, beyond the bathhouses and palinka, Budapest is home to a strong coffee culture that has been slowly brewing behind the scenes. Stroll through the city and you’re bound to stumble upon a speciality coffee house where you can grab a cuppa […]

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Hungarian History: The Legend of the White Stag

Hungarian History: The Legend of the White Stag

Hungarian history is etched all over the Budapestian cityscape. It’s a dynamic history: wickedly wonderful, tragically beautiful and filled with stories of every type. I love the history of these people. In fact, I love history full stop. It may be my favourite thing in the entire world. ‘History’ is one of my central motivations to […]

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The Bridges of Budapest

The Bridges of Budapest

I sit here in Armonk, New York watching the rain drive incessantly through the window above my desk in our upstairs study. I search for something to write about. And why write about anything else other than the Bridges of Budapest? Because without bridges there would be no Budapest. And that is a literal statement. […]

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The Bathhouses of Budapest

The Bathhouses of Budapest

To and from the far corners of the globe Budapest is known as the city of Spas. Nature has bequeathed these grounds with thermal medicinal goodness. Ever since the Roman’s were here – and probably well before that – the people have soaked. But what, exactly, is so god damn special about listlessly slipping the […]

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