Category Archives: Places

Gates and Doors of Budapest Part I

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Sziget Eye (Ferris wheel) at Erzsébet tér

Another new way of seeing a city we know so well! This was at the Sziget music festival last month and is now downtown. Excellent views of the city and a new perspective! We will be going again at night … Continue reading

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Walking the streets

B and I walked 10.8km yesterday and 12.2km today. It’s nice to be back in our second home and to see the city with fresh eyes again. My feet aren’t feeling too fresh though…! This apartment has been for sale … Continue reading

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Várkert & bazár (Palace Garden & Bazaar)

This is all new! It was so wonderful to see a new part of Budapest and be excited by the changing city. I think they’ve done an excellent job of restoring this area to its former glory.  

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Home for a holiday

As in, this apartment is our home for our holiday here. We’ve been enjoying the selection of records and listening to some bossa nova, George Michael and Peter Gabriel.

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Favourite Cities in Europe – 1. Berlin (Part 1)

As I type this, my younger sister is in Berlin, and my other sister is planning her return to this vibrant city. It seems Berlin is a magnet for the three of us, and all for the same reasons – … Continue reading

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Final Day in Venice, and Farewell to Italy

What a wonderful city… we had a fantastic time getting lost in the streets of Venice, wandering aimlessly and admiring narrow canals, gondolas, palaces, gorgeous old building, many cute dogs, prosciutto, prosecco, beer, cheese, more canals, more boats, more gondolas…! … Continue reading

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