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July 2011

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Visiting a Refugee Camp

One of the AIESEC interns here worked at a refugee camp / re-integration centre located in a village 30 minutes by train …

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Photo of the Week: Sunset

I am starting to really see why people call Budapest one of the most beautiful cities in the world. On the Buda …

Summer Storms

The past week has brought with it a break from the summer heat. There are been many thunderstorms and rain storms which …

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Photo of the Week: Cooling Off

Budapest is in the midst of a heat wave this week. Over the weekend temperatures hit 36 degrees on both days. Temperatures …

Transition Weekend

Over the last weekend in June I went with with the management team to Lake Balaton for a team retreat. It was …

Tempting Fate

It was bound to happen. It was only a matter of time. Considering the number of sirens I hear in a single …

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Canada Day!

I celebrated Canada Day in style here in Budapest. My roommate, who is from London, Ontario, and I hosted a Canada Day …

Spotlight: The Forint

Despite being a part of the European Union, Hungary uses their own currency, the Forint, not the Euro. Many of the Central …

Frustration

Yesterday was a day of fail. I haven’t been so frustrated in such a long time. I had an extremely long day …