For months we’ve been frequenting a small chain bakery in the market hall at Lehel tér, the Metro stop nearest to our flat. Hungarian bakeries are seriously underrated, and we’ve […]
I was feeling a bit sorry for myself about missing opening day of the Major League Baseball season today, until I turned on the TV and saw that to […]
We took a short road trip to the town of Gyöngyös (pronounced just like it looks… ok, not at all like it looks. Try “DYUN – dyush” with the “u” […]
It’s “America Week” again at Lidl, so we stopped in for more laughs at our own expense. What I’m really waiting for is potato-flavored sirloins.
We ate breakfast at Szendzso this past weekend, and added another favorite to our growing list. A little hole-in-the-wall of a place, but with good comfort food (and comfortable prices). As […]
A partial list of Hungarian exports to the United States: Chicken Paprikás Rubik’s Cube Team Handball A partial list of American exports to Hungary: Coca-Cola Predatory Interest Rate Credit […]
The groundhog may have been right. Three straight sunny days in the 50s and I’m ready to declare spring sprung. We headed out to Puskas Ferenc Stadion (named for one […]
Hungarian income taxes are a simple affair relative to the US. It is essentially a flat rate (16%) with limited deductions and exemptions (again, as compared to the US). I […]
You know it’s been a long winter when a forecast like the above is exciting…. Definitely ready to see that sun!
We decided to spend part of a snowy day indoors, at the Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum (Hungarian National Museum). It’s a lovely building with amazing artifacts and examples of over […]