Tag: Seasons

Autumn In Hungary’s Zemplén Mountains

We took another trip in mid-November and caught the last days to enjoy the autumn colors in the forest of Zemplén Mountains before all the leaves fell (and before all the hotels got closed to tourists in Hungary). We only spent a weekend there, and we’ll surely go back when we can take trips again.…
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What To Love About Fall?

It’s not easy for us to love fall. Our favorite season is summer, followed closely by late spring. Fall is complicated. It can be beautiful, but sad. But with time, we learned to appreciate that we live in a country with four seasons. We love the fall foliage in Hungary. Our mountains are of medium…
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Autumn In Hungary’s Kőszeg Mountains

This autumn we ventured to a region we’ve never been before but we’ve been planning to visit for a while: Kőszeg Mountains. This is a protected area located partly in Vas County in Hungary, and partly in Burgenland in Austria. The area in Hungary is part of Őrség National Park and offers lovely forest trails,…
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Let’s Take A (Virtual) Spring Walk

I invite you for a spring walk in Hungary. A virtual one. Do you hate to hear that? Me, too. I like feeling the wind on my face and smelling the flowers. Smelling the sunshine, too. (You can smell sunshine just like you can smell snow, don’t you think? I do.) But we don’t have…
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Photo Essay: Colorful Spring

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” says Shelley, and this is our comfort on grey winter days. But now they’re over, and we can enjoy the colorful parade of blooming flowers! Spring is maybe the happiest season of all. Maybe not this year. But let us bring some joy and hope to your…
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Photo Essay: Colorful Autumn

“Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.” Autumn awakens contradictory feelings in us. It’s nostalgic. There’s always some sadness in its beauty. It’s colorful, gold, orange, red and brown, but then it becomes bare and grey. We brought you feelings and moods from autumn in this photo essay. There’s the tranquility…
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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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Photo Essay: Colorful Summer

“Just living is not enough … one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – says Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish writer. Well, we bring bright skies and beautiful flowers to you in this photo essay. A slice of our colorful summer. We like summer. The warmth, the sunshine, the long days. Wearing…
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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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