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Bryan Adams Free Concert In Budapest

Bryan Adams Free Concert In Budapest

This Autumn in Budapest seems to be one of the surprise free concerts. Yesterday Will Smith celebrated his birthday by performing a free show for his fans at St Stephens Square. However, there is another surprise concert in the store. Some of you may remember last year when the Hollywood star was in town, videos […]

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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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Local Stories: Why Budapest?

Local Stories: Why Budapest?

There used to be an after-hours night club on the outer edge of the Blaha Lujza Ter metro station between Budapest’s ramshackle district VII and VIII. The club went by the name of Corvintető and it occupied the top two floors of the dishevelled, communist-era Corvin department store. Tető means rooftop in Hungarian and it […]

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