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November 2011

Links from Around the Web

A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about how I felt I was learning a new way of speaking English. Well, …

Trivia Friday V

Tomorrow evening in Budapest there is an event called the Night of the Baths. 5 of the baths in Budapest will be …

Where Is Home?

Last night over a dinner of Persian food, I was sitting at a table with a number of other interns who have …

Arriving in Berlin

This marks the beginning of my series on my week spent in Berlin. The flight from Budapest was so short. It was …

11 November 2011

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada, UK, and other commonwealth countries. The US calls this day Veteran’s Day. In Hungary, there isn’t …

On Culture Shock

I haven’t had too big of an issue with culture shock. I was okay when I arrived. Yes, there are some things …

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A Day in the Countryside

A couple weekends ago I went on a day trip into the Hungarian countryside. One of my Hungarian friends invited me, along …

Hungarian Census 2011

October 2011 was the date set for the Hungarian census. It is mandatory for all Hungarians to fill it out. They had …

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Photo of the Week: Airport

For the past few days I was away from Budapest, instead, visiting Berlin, Germany. Berlin was amazing. It was such a great …

Relearning English

I have now been in Budapest for just over 5 months. This marks the longest that I’ve ever been away from home. …