Author: Bea

13 Culture Shocks Of A Hungarian Couple In The US

Ahem, we are that Hungarian couple, of course. Moving to the US from our Eastern European home country Hungary was definitely a big change, bigger than what we thought it will be. In addition, we haven’t even travelled anywhere outside of Europe before – and even from Europe we mostly knew the Eastern part. So…
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Architecture Highlights: St Vitus Cathedral, Prague

Prague amazed us with its stunning architecture! Walking on the charming little streets of the Old Town was like walking in a fairytale and the castle and Prague’s several giant churches impressed us not only with their size, but also with their style. And the most impressive was St Vitus Cathedral. It’s the biggest and…
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Hike Sequoia’s Lakes Trail To Pear Lake

California’s Sequoia National Park is famous for its astonishing giant sequoias, but there’s much more to find in this park. Our favorite day hike is Lakes Trail which is a full day scenic hike with 3 lakes on the way. The views of Sierra Nevada’s so typical granite peaks are also gorgeous all the way.…
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Colorful Sunsets From The US

Who doesn’t love sunsets? In this photo essay we’ve collected the most colorful ones we’ve seen during our travels around the US. Oh and if you notice that half of them is from California – well, that doesn’t mean we are biased against our beloved California at all, but only that it has truly spectacular…
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Roadtripping New York State Parks

When we’ve visited New York State for the first time there were two obvious things on our list: New York City and Niagara Falls. Since renting a car in New York and driving to Niagara Falls is so much cheaper than flying there, we decided to go with the rental car option. We thought we…
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Grand Teton’s Fascinating Cascade Canyon

Grand Teton was the other national park besides Zion which has not been on our bucket list when we arrived to the US – and which has taken our breath away the moment we’ve seen it. We’ve spent only one day in this park and we can’t wait to be back! The reason: dramatic peaks…
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Architecture Highlights: Parliament Of Hungary

Do you want to see the most beautiful and unique parliament in the world? Then you should visit Budapest and the Parliament of Hungary. Of course, we haven’t seen all of the parliaments in the world. And we are from Hungary. Still this is our honest opinion – which shouldn’t necessarily be the same as…
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Hiking With Alligators In Florida

Have you ever thought of hiking in Florida? Well, it wouldn’t be us if we haven’t. But let me put this question in another way: have you ever thought of watching alligators in their natural habitat? Because that’s the reason why we’ve planned to do some hiking in Florida’s Everglades National Park in spite of…
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Best Early Spring Hikes In California

Every season is hiking season with unique beauties in California. Early spring’s magic is the wildflower bloom! It starts as early as January and it’s over by April – at least at lower elevations (we definitely don’t think of the Sierra Nevada which is mostly covered by snow even in April). Also, early spring is your last…
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