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” sound […]
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 […]
I was first introduced to the music of Béla Bartók by my father, in a sort of roundabout way. Back in the ’70s, PBS ran several of Ernie Kovacs’ television shows, and […]
George Washington wasn’t Hungarian, but it was cool to see a familiar face in Varosliget. Hungarian-Americans were the benefactors responsible for it back in 1906.
One of the many random and whimsical statues adorning the streets of Budapest — in this case, Zrinyi utca. The Fat Policeman, as he is known, is facing Szent […]
Elizabeth heard about a new Aldi store opening up near Parliament today while she was meeting with some folks. Curious to see if a grand opening meant Free Stuff (patent […]
Defying the fog and damp, we went to Memento Park this morning. Memento Park, formerly Statue Park, is a sardonic tribute to 40+ years of Soviet occupation and communism […]
It was a great day for the Parliament tour to run out of tickets before we got there. Darn, guess we’ll have to walk around on a sunny, 70 degree […]