Month: March 2022

Holiday in Budapest: Part II.

SNAPSHOTS OF HUNGARY BUDA CASTLE The Buda Castle is one of Hungary’s most magnificent symbols, along with the Chain Bridge (which was closed for renovations when we were there). It is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was first completed in 1265, but the massive Baroque palace today…

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Holiday in Budapest: Part I.

From Prague to Budapest! My main reason to visit Hungary… wine!! Strange, I know. While they aren’t as well-known as Italy for their wines, they actually have some great ones. I’ve been reading about Hungarian wines in my studies and was excited to try them! We visited Faust Winery (located beneath a Hilton of all…

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Holiday in Prague: Part III.

Last but not least, the most fun part about traveling: the food!! Here is a compilation of most of the food and drink we managed to inhale in our short time in Prague: –12 hour baked pork knuckle with mustard and horseradish paste –schnitzel with french fries –Christmas coffee with egg liquor –Pilsner beer –Trdeln├Čk…

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Holiday in Prague: Part II

MORE SNAPSHOTS OF PRAGUE: BASILICA OF ST. JAMES Behind Old Town Square, hidden along the winding streets, sits the Basilica of St. James. Not only is the stunning architecture, both indoor and outdoor, reason to stop by, but there is also the mummified hand of a thief that hangs from the ceiling! As you enter,…

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Holiday in Prague: Part I

I’ve had a couple hiccups since the beginning of the year, including my laptop crashing (with my photos), so there has been a little delay in getting out our latest adventures. And as always, they are beginning to pile up! So here I am backtracking into the last part of 2021. December rolled out new…

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