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 […]
There aren’t any K-Marts for The King to hang out in, but he’s always welcome in Buda.
I walk fast. This isn’t just an American vs. the world cultural kind of thing, I walk fast by anyone’s standards. I don’t know, I guess I just love the […]
We braved a steady snowfall and visited the Mangalica Fesztival yeszterday — er, yesterday. You probably picked up on “Fesztival,” but what’s a Mangalica? Take a closer look at the […]
Pictured is a store window for DM, a drugstore chain, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. The literal translation is “20 years of DM,” which sounds more like something […]
Oui — er, we were out and about this afternoon and strolled by this establishment. What’s really eerie is that in Paris, Texas, there was a coffee house and […]
A few days after visiting the Bartók Béla Emlékház, we saw a billboard advertising a “Bartók Maraton” at the Palace of Arts, Budapest’s new concert hall on the south side of […]