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August 2011

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Photo of the Week: Sweet Treats

This past week has been insanely hot again. Consistently 35+ degree weather, but for some reason, this time around, it doesn’t seem …

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Celebrating 1011 Years!

Every August 20th, St. Stephen’s Day (St. István in Hungarian),  Hungary throws a massive celebration to celebrate the birth of their country. …

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Photo of the Week: Parliament

The Hungarian Parliament building is one of Europe’s oldest legislative buildings and is currently the largest building in Hungary. The building is …

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Lunch at the Butcher

Its apparently quite common for Hungarians to go have lunch direct from a butcher shop. In addition to the various raw meats …

Transition Complete!

Yesterday was my first day in the office on my own. My predecessor’s last day was last Friday. Work is starting to …

Quiz Night In Budapest

I love pub quizzes.  When I arrived here, I didn’t think there would be pub quizzes and definitely not in English. Once …

Prague Impressions

Last weekend, while everyone at home was enjoying a nice long weekend, I was off in Prague for a weekend of planning …

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Photo of the Week: Lecsó

Last week one of my Hungarian friends invited me to her flat to make some Hungarian food. We made lecsó with egg …