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Four Sunsets at Lake Balaton

Four Sunsets at Lake Balaton

Lake Balaton is the largest freshwater lake in all of this part of the world. Centuries of Budapestians have flocked to its turquoise waters as a paradisical respite from those long and sweltering Hungarian summer days. And unlike many of the lesser known places in the Hungarian periphery, Balaton has always been a hot spot […]

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A Beginners Guide To Balaton Sound Festival

A Beginners Guide To Balaton Sound Festival

In Australia, music festivals are the go-to events, and to honest before I moved to Europe they were the only ones I knew about. Last year I got introduced to Balaton Sound, an annual festival held in Hungary, which many consider being amongst the coolest festivals in Europe!  This festival is held on Lake Balaton, […]

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Like Locals launches in Athens

Like Locals launches in Athens

Like Locals is now live in Athens with 15 brand new Footprints covering the center and south of the city. After a successful launch in Barcelona, Budapest, and London, with the help of the local community, we have prepared for you the most authentic, self-guided walks in Athens that are guaranteed to show you the […]

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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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