Tag: Christmas

How We Celebrate Christmas In Hungary

Oh, those old Christmas Eves when I used to stand by the window, hoping to get a glance of the angels as they bring our Christmas tree. Those old, old times when I used to write letters to Christ Child with detailed descriptions and pictures of the toys I was dreaming about. Yes, it’s Christ…
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13 Pictures To Lift Your Holiday Spirits

We are not especially fond of the colder part of the year. Our mood usually reaches its low around November when skies and landscapes become grey, weather turns cold and wet, and we don’t want to go anywhere or do anything. Fortunately, December cheers us up with lots of Christmas magic and, hopefully, with the…
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Monthly Recap: November 2018

So November… the month we hate the most. The beautiful autumn colors are gone, daylight hours are short, weather is cold and wet – and I’m down with a high fever. We haven’t travelled anywhere this month. Uhm.. should I even carry on? Actually, we had some awesome days, too, in November. Highlights Get-togethers with…
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How To Plan Your Visit To Prague’s Christmas Markets

Most of the big and small European cities have their traditions for Christmas markets. Last year we wanted to experience the Christmas magic in one of our favorite cities in the world: Prague. In the first place, we came to the conclusion that whether it’s summer or winter, we love Prague so much! On the…
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Local’s Guide To Budapest Christmas Markets

Though we were raving about the Christmas Markets of Budapest in the past years, we realized we’ve never actually put together a proper guide on what and where to explore. Since there’s plenty of time before the upcoming Christmas season, we are maybe not too late with it this year. If you’ve been reading this…
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Monthly Recap: December 2017

One thing is for sure: if December comes, it’s time to visit Christmas markets. It’s also time to eat tons of chimney cakes. And parlor candy. It’s time to curl up on our couch and get lazy. It’s time to write one of our favorite posts: the summary of our best travel moments of the…
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Our Best Christmas Market Moments Of 2017

Christmas markets are the best attractions to experience in Europe if you visit in December. They have a long tradition in most of the countries and visiting them means seeing wonderful European old towns dressed up in Christmas lights. They feel like a month long street festival. They smell like mulled wine and chimney cake.…
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Dec 6: Santa Claus Is Coming To Hungary

So the 6th of December. The time when we as good kids used to polish our shoes and put them by the window. Because during the night Santa will come secretly and fill them with sweets. Of course, only if they are nicely polished. Otherwise he fills them with twigs, coals, garlic or onion –…
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‘Tis The Season… Well, Merry Christmas!

It’s almost the end of this year. The time for reflections and resolutions. But before reflecting on our year let us reflect on this Christmas season. Everyone is in Christmas mood by now, anyway, right? If not then it’s maybe time for it. Don’t worry, we won’t bore you with ranting about what Christmas markets…
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