A Love Letter

It’s done. Visa on arrival letter received, plane ticket to fly to Delhi, India this Friday and some hotel reservations, more than usual actually. You see, to actually receive the visa when I… Continue reading

It’s a Jungle Book Out There

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite movies was The Jungle Book. Honestly, I couldn’t, and still to this day can’t, tell you what it’s about. So why was it… Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, and the Köszönöm’s

It’s that time again; time for the last article in this series and, as always, it’s The Good, the Bad, and the Thank-you’s. While I’ll stay in Budapest for a couple more weeks… Continue reading

A Serious Day and a Cabaret

Today I head over to the House of Terror Museum, which, if this were October, would sound like one of those Halloween haunted houses, but this is a museum which has one has… Continue reading

The Strong Hand of the Law and the Church

It’s another beautiful day today, so different than the everyday, winter-gloom that I experienced in Germany. But, just as I visited the head of government in Germany, the Reichstag (Parliament building), today I’ll… Continue reading

The Jewish Quarter

Today I head out to explore my neighborhood. The apartment I’m renting is about two blocks from the Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe, and the second largest in the world… Continue reading

The Great Escape

When I last left you, Emily and I were going to play an “Escape Game.” After an hour of searching, we finally locate Exit, the Escape Room (we weren’t that far; how will… Continue reading

Lost in a Tacky Tunnel

I’m up today with a few changes. First, I’m happy to be alive. Okay, that’s not a huge change as I’ve been fairly satisfied with life lately (though a bit scared). But after… Continue reading

Bath Time

This morning I catch a bus to Buda and check out the other side of the Danube as I’m thinking about renting a short-term apartment there. Everyone has told me it’s a good… Continue reading

I Think I Love You

Today I wake up with no plan but to wander. That’s the thing about Budapest, this place was made to wander and discover. I need to get my bearings and therefore, explore different… Continue reading