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MUPA: the surprise is a little further

Mupa is the short for Palace of Arts in Hungarian (http://mupa.hu/en/) . In my opinion this is the biggest and one of the best venues in Hungary for concerts of classical music international or Hungarian artists in Budapest. It also hosts the Ludwig Museum and Hungarian National Philharmonic. They are located within the Millennium City area, […]

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Winter trip to Budapest

The life had changed a lot since I started this blog. We are no longer living in Budapest and I miss the country, the memories and friends we left behind. Then we decided to return to Hungary for Christmas. Planning what to do during the Christmas time in Budapest is not easy. It will be cold […]

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Using the network!

Many years ago I went to Caribe in a cruise. A girl who was afterwards taking the same ship found me on the internet and send me a message asking how was the trip and so on. Now again, 8 year later I received a message from the same girl who now is coming to […]

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Where the subway stations meet each other in Budapest?

The main cemetery in Budapest is called Kerepesi and is not a touristic destination at all but it should be. It doesn’t host the Western icons like the ones in Paris neither attract crowds to its funeral ceremonies like New Orleans’. But for those who know a little more deep the history of the country, […]

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My Hungarian shopping list

When I moved to Budapest, almost 4 years ago, the language was a huge problem. Specially when I needed to go to the market. If you are a tourist, it is different. You stay most probably in a downtown hotel, you go to touristic restaurants,  maybe you have a guide and you will visit mostly […]

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Kids around…

This morning, I saw a 8 years old girl coming back from shopping, holding her bags full of groceries and soda. She got the house key out of her pocket and entered in her house and I entered in my memories! Since very young, I used to be the one to go to the bakery […]

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Spring in Budapest – good programs for sunny days

The spring is the best time to visit Budapest. The sun is shinning, the gardens are not only green but colorful. The people are so opened and so happy that makes the environment so fantastic! I can list my insights for spring but you only can experience and understand how nice they are if you are […]

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The Anacondas of the Line 2

For those who come from a city where there’s no escalators in town, the huge ones at the red line of the Budapest subway can cause astonishment! They remind me huge and endless Anaconda! The red line or line 2 is the deepest one because it crosses the river Danube underneath  This is the line that links Buda […]

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The 1000 years Hungarian crown

Today is the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the return of the Hungarian Crown to the Country. This is the Crown used by all the kings since the foundation of Hungary by King Saint Stephen during the century XI. The Crown contents 3 parts: the corona greca (inside), corona latina (upper part) and the cross […]

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Do you know where you live?

When I moved to Hungary, one of the first things I did was to investigate who was this Báthory after who the street where I live was named! And I got surprised and fascinated by the history, especially when the vampires came to the picture! I still don´t know exactly to which family member the […]

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