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Hot Pot in Budapest!

Two days ago I went out for Hot Pot with one of my Hungarian friends and two of her friends, one of …

A Weekend Getaway

This past weekend, I went to one of my Hungarian friend’s summer house for a short weekend getaway from the city and …

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Adventures in Cooking

This past weekend, over Easter, I decided to attempt a 3 course meal for my friends. It was an interesting experience to …

Celebrating Christmas

I spent Christmas this year celebrating with friends over a delicious home cooked meal. Everyone brought some food and we all sat …

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 …

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Photo of the Week: Almás Keksz

Almás keksz or “Biscuit with Apple” This weekend my Hungarian friend and I hosted a Chinese – Hungarian dinner. I tried my …

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Photo of the Week: Eating Out

This past weekend I had visitors come into town from home. They were friends of my father from high school. I’m in …

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Boldog Névnapot!

Last week I celebrated the name day of one of my Hungarian friends. A name day is exactly what it sounds like …

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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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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 …