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  • Free Sting and Shaggy concert in Budapest on November 24th

    Will you be in Budapest on November 24th? Are you a fan of Sting, Shaggy, or maybe Punnany Massif? If you haven’t ordered your plane tickets to Budapest yet, hurry up! It will be worth it! The concert with Sting and Shaggy (with Punnany Massif joining in as a warm-up band) will be […]

  • Black Friday confusion in Hungary

    Black Friday is the second last Friday of November every single year. But for some reason, there is a general confusion about Black Friday in Hungary. This isn’t a new phenomenon in 2018, but it has been so for a couple of years. What is the consequence? Black Friday in 2018 is officially […]

  • Budapest from above – seen from an airplane!

    Before arriving to Budapest, or as you leave Budapest, you might be extremely lucky and get a beautiful view of the city. If you sit by the window, make sure to have your camera or your phone ready, just in case. I just bumped into the following image on Facebook recently, taken by someone just […]

  • The Mongolian Barbecue in Budapest

    Trofea Grill is a famous restaurant in Budapest and probably the best all-you-can-eat restaurant in town. But, before Trofea Grill came to be, the Mongolian Barbecue was the original version of the same concept. The Mongolian Barbecue is still around, but is it as good as Trofea Grill? While there […]

  • Christmas market in Krakow in 2018 (dates and info)

    Finally, the dates are here. We have been waiting for a long time for the official dates for the Christmas market in Krakow to arrive, but now they are here and you can start planning! The grand opening of the Christmas market in Krakow will be on November 30th. That is a Friday, and it ... […]

  • Christmas market by St. Stephens Basilica 2018

    We have known the dates for the Christmas market at Vörösmarty square for a long time, but just recently, the dates for the Christmas market in front for the St. Stephen’s Basilica was published as well. The Christmas market in front of the St. Stephen’s Basilica is […]

  • Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

    From October 18th until January 27th (2019), you can see some spectacular photos on display in the National Portrait Gallery in London. They are part of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018, a leading international competition celebrating the best of portrait photography from […]

  • A nice Budapest panorama

    The most popular spot in Budapest for beautiful pictures might be from the citadella at the Gellert Hill. But, if you climb down the hill, you can get some awesome shots as you walk towards the Gellert hotel as well. The picture above was taken a month ago as I walked from the citadella on ... […]

  • From Manet to Cézanne in the National Gallery

    The National Gallery in London is one of the best art galleries in the world. Another fantastic gallery is the Courtauld Gallery in London, but it is closed for renovation work at the moment. So, what better to do with some of the pictures from the Courtauld Gallery in this period, than to let them […]

  • Experience a real looping star in Vienna

    Are you in for some action and adrenaline while in Vienna? Prater is for sure a place you should visit during your stay. We have earlier written about how you can get to the Familypark by the Neusiedler see from Vienna. But, you do not have to travel there to get adrenaline and experience some ... […]

  • The CS Lewis square in Belfast

    CS Lewis might not be as famous as JRR Tolkien, but he is still an incredible author, and they actually knew one another. CS Lewis was born in Belfast, and in 2016, a square named after him was inaugurated.  The square is a big one, located near the Connswater and Comber Greenways. You […]

  • Egyetem square in Budapest (University square)

    Budapest has a lot of hidden treasures, and one of them is the amazing Egyetem square (University square). It can be found between the popular Ferenciek square and Kalvin square, and it is very close to another hidden treasure, the Karolyi garden. The square has been named after the university at […]

  • Eating in Hacienda in Bratislava – Worth the money?

    Hacienda is a restaurant located in the heart of Bratislava, easy to spot, and with lots of tempting food on the menu. But, is it worth the time and the money? We recently wrote about our dinner in Los Mexikas in Bratislava which was a total disaster. But, what about our stay in Hacienda in ... […]

  • A visit to Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria in Budapest

    A few weeks ago I got to visit the quite newly opened Jamie Oliver Pizzeria in Budapest. I read somewhere that it is the first Jamie Oliver pizzeria in Europe, but I am not completely sure if that is true or not. I am a big fan of Italian food, and I could eat pizza ... Continue reading ‘A […]

  • A short stay in NH Hotel Wien City

    Are you going to visit Vienna and dream of spending a lot of time in Mariahilferstrasse, the most popular shopping street in Vienna? NH Hotel Wien City might be exactly the hotel you are looking for! NH Hotel Wien City is a four-star hotel, located just by the popular shopping street. The hotel […]