Tag: Hungary

Monthly Recap: October-November 2019

Autumn has flown by with lots of sleepless hours, unusual warmth and the first hikes with our youngest adventurer. After being home with our newborn son in September, our feet were itching by the end of the month. October was unusually warm and sunny, and we took great advantage of it. We took our son…
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Autumn Colors From Buda Hills & Pilis Mountains

If we’d like to get away from the crowd and noise of Budapest, we go for a hike in Buda Hills. While the city is lively and magnificent, Buda Hills are peaceful and fresh. And green – uhm, actually yellow, orange and brown this time of the year. Pilis Mountains are not much further and…
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Monthly Recap: July 2019

July was typically hot and sunny, with lots of short trips, lots of get-togethers with friends and family, and lots of ice-cream. We don’t count the months by their name anymore, we count them compared to Bea’s due date with our baby. In her eighth month, July, challenging hikes and longer trips were out of…
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Spring In Buda Hills & Pilis Mountains, Hungary

Living in Budapest, our closest hiking getaway is the Buda Hills and Pilis Mountains. Their highest peaks being around 500-700 meters, they are not even real mountains. Still they are ideal for enjoying the outdoors, they have green forests and nice scenic trails. And they lie right at our doorstep. We especially like hiking there…
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The Best Day Trips From Budapest

Budapest is a popular tourist destination. It has everything to be one: amazing architecture, rich cultural heritage, a lively vibe, good food (yeah, ruin pubs, too), and tons of cultural and art events. In our very biased opinion, it also has the most beautiful Parliament building in the world. But as much as tourists know…
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8 Romantic European Small Towns To Visit This Spring

No useful Valentine’s Day’s ideas from us this year, sorry. You have to figure that out for yourselves. 😀 But we have some great romantic getaway ideas for you instead. Because what’s more romantic than a pretty little small town full of flowers? We are sharing 8 of the most romantic small towns we’ve explored…
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Monthly Recap: December 2018

We’ve just arrived home from a sparkling, freezing (and occasionally stormy) winter wonderland! And December is the time for Christmas, Christmas markets, lots of chocolate and delicious home-cooked meals, and all things good. It was a great month. Highlights Winter hiking in Slovakia. We’ve spent a lot of time hiking in the beautiful mountains of…
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Székesfehérvár: A Royal City And An Unreal Castle In Hungary

Székesfehérvár is one of the most ancient cities in Hungary. It was already a settlement in the Roman times. It was the royal seat of Hungary’s first king. It still has the remnants of its old city walls today – and a charming Old Town surrounded by them. Located so close to Budapest (about an…
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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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