Travel Experiences

One of the coolest things about traveling is all the stories you come home with. Here are ours. You can read about our travels in Europe and South America (with more parts of the world to come when travel resumes). You can also find out what it is like to be a nomad.

A Christmas tree at the Szechenyi Baths

December 2021 Recap: Christmas in Budapest

Goodbye 2021, hello 2022! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to start the new year. Like me, I’m sure you are hoping that 2022 will ...
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Hugo Boss store in Budapest decorated for Christmas

November 2021 Recap: Lying Low in Budapest

Hi there! I hope this finds you well as we enter the last month of 2021. If you are a regular reader, you know that Steve and I enjoyed a ...
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The Centenary Monument on Margaret Island

Budapest’s Marvelous Margaret Island: 12 Things to See and Do

When Steve and I arrived in Budapest, our driver suggested we visit Margaret Island. The way she described it did not make us want to head right over there. This ...
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Close up of the Dohany Street Synagogue

October 2021 Recap: More to Explore in Budapest

Can you believe it’s November already? This year is flying by. I can’t decide if that is a good thing or a bad thing. Steve and I stayed busy in ...
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Street and mountain in Bansko, Bulgaria

The Pros and Cons of Skiing in Bansko, Bulgaria

Are you planning a ski vacation this winter? Are you trying to get the most for your money? If so, you may be considering the Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko ...
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Detail of a window in Hotel Palota

September 2021 Recap: Castles, Caves, Baths and the Beatles

Pandemic Update One and a half years into this pandemic, and it’s still wreaking havoc with lives. Like everyone else, Steve and I can’t wait for our lives to return ...
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A street in Eger, Hungary by Adonis Villanueva on Pixabay.com

Eger and Egerszalók: A Great Hungarian Getaway

If you are looking for a fun getaway in Hungary, consider Eger. It is the largest town in the Eger wine region and only 84 miles (135 km) from Budapest ...
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Szechenyi Baths in Budapest

August 2021 Recap: Budapest Baths and Hungarian Town Attractions

Can you believe August is over? I don’t know about you, but for me, time is flying. Steve and I have done more this month than in any of the ...
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Thousands of people walking on the road in Budapest

July 2021 Recap: Living Life Again

It’s been a long haul for all of us, and it isn’t over yet, but at least life has begun to return to normal. After almost eight months of lockdowns ...
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Indoor/outdoor pool at Aquaworld Budapest

3 Carefree Days at Aquaworld Budapest

Do you want to relax and enjoy a little pampering? Are you looking to escape the summer heat? Or do you want to have some pool-time fun? You can do ...
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Toy medical professionals

Medical Care on the Road: Challenges of Nomad Life

One of the biggest concerns people contemplating long-term travel have is handling medical care on the road. I am not going to sugarcoat it: it can be a challenge. And ...
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People shopping on Vaci Street in Budpaest

June 2021 Recap: Things Are Looking Up in Hungary

Hello, I hope all is well with you. Steve and I are still in Budapest and plan to be here for another year. It’s been another low-key month, but things ...
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