What’s in a name?

This one’s short and sweet, but the article I’m referring to is long and- to me – fascinating. I admit that I’m a bit of a sucker for things that are different. I love going to Budapest, standing on the metro platform and seeing how long ago...

Young, hip and trendy

Well, young hip and trendy we may very well not be… but we will be visiting the A38 ship next month. Another place written up in glowing terms by the Lonely Planet guide (“The world’s greatest bar” according to a Lonely Planet 2012 poll – according to the A38 website) This bar/club/restaurant/music venue moored permanently […]

Well, young hip and trendy we may very well not be… but we will be visiting the A38 ship next month. Another place written up in glowing terms by the Lonely Planet guide (“The world’s greatest bar” according to a Lonely Planet 2012 poll –...

A little list of lists

Yesterday saw the beginning of this year’s Christmas Market season in Budapest. This is another must-see for us, not least because it usually includes a traditional glass flameworker. I always like to stand and watch this guy at work – but it is also good to see the torch (a Herbert Arnold Zenit, by the […]

Yesterday saw the beginning of this year’s Christmas Market season in Budapest. This is another must-see for us, not least because it usually includes a traditional glass flameworker. I always like to stand and watch this guy at work – but it is also good...

Sunday, Sunday

I’ll admit it, I’m a flea market junkie. I could spend happy hours trawling second-hand/vintage shops, or even, if pushed, online versions. There are always treasures to be discovered – small, quirky things that someone has loved, pieces from a time past, trivial bits of history. I always regret, then, that our stays in Budapest […]

I’ll admit it, I’m a flea market junkie. I could spend happy hours trawling second-hand/vintage shops, or even, if pushed, online versions. There are always treasures to be discovered – small, quirky things that someone has loved, pieces from a time...

Taste Buda

If you happen to be in Budapest between 16th and 18th November, may we suggest the 4th Handmade Hungarian Tastes Fair, held at the Millenaris, Budapest. The Millenaris is a great space for exhibitions and fairs like this one and has a metal sculpture of an apple core in the grounds. The fair itself is […]

If you happen to be in Budapest between 16th and 18th November, may we suggest the 4th Handmade Hungarian Tastes Fair, held at the Millenaris, Budapest. The Millenaris is a great space for exhibitions and fairs like this one and has a metal sculpture of an apple core...