Who’s Ready To “Ride The Rails?” Train travel has become my favorite mode of transportation, thanks to an “once in a lifetime” ride on the legendary Venice-Simplon Orient Express Train! As part of my ten day #TravelChallenge, I am sharing… Read More ›
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Open These #Thursdaydoors And Take An Amazing Trip To Budapest On The Orient Express!
How To Open A Door! Well, if you are a crazed Jack Nicholson in “The Shining”, perhaps. But for the rest of us, a door is to be opened, revealing wonders inside or outside…or maybe just down my upstairs hallway…… Read More ›
Budapest After Dark! Tour Their Incredible “Ruin Bars”! Hungary Nightlife With A History!
Budapest At Night! My wife Alex and I spent two days in Budapest, Hungary – and during the day you can take selfies overlooking the Danube River, and at night you can see all of the architecture brightly lit up… Read More ›
A Culinary Volcanic Eruption! Dessert At Budapest’s Onyx Restaurant! Two Michelin Stars For A Hungarian Menu!
Welcome To Budapest Hungary! Alex and I had a terrific visit to this unique city, as you can see here as we overlook the Danube River from the “Buda” side of the city – that’s “Pest” on the other side…and… Read More ›
Exploring Hungary’s Buda Castle! Matthias Church! Budapest’s Funicular Ride Into History! The Fisherman’s Bastion Overlooking The Danube!
Welcome To Buda Castle! Yes, the view at sunset is spectacular – the majestic Buda Castle overlooking the Danube River in Budapest…imagine what the views from up there are like! Well, imagine no more! Alex and I spent part of… Read More ›
“Taking The Waters” In Budapest! Peek Inside The Baths At Gellert Spa! Hungary’s History Along The Danube!
Ready To Enter The Legendary Gellert Spa and Baths? Ready to “take the waters?” Well, when you are in Budapest Hungary – it’s mandatory! Walking Past History! Every day is Budapest is a visual treat: since the Danube River was… Read More ›
My “Road Trip” From Venice To Paris – By Train! Watching History Pass By On The Orient Express!
Time For A “Road Trip” On The Orient Express! My Blogging friend Lorna has a great weekly writing prompt, which you can see here: https://ginlemonade.com/2018/10/28/an-extra-hour-a-writing-prompt/ Lorna’s website gives other bloggers a chance to share stories – and this week she… Read More ›
Budapest’s Great Market Hall! Hungarian Goulash! Schnitzel And Spaetzle! Paprika By The Pound!
Welcome To Budapest’s Great Market Hall! It’s another of Hungary’s most majestic buildings! The Great Market Food Hall was built in 1897 – making it the largest, oldest and most beautiful of all Budapest market halls! C’mon inside – the… Read More ›
Changing Of The Guard At Hungary’s Parliament In Budapest!
Welcome To The Hungarian Parliament! When Alex and I arrived in Budapest, we were told first and foremost to head to the Parliament Building…and what a building it is! In fact, unless you are across the Danube River, there’s no… Read More ›
Budapest At Night! The Golden Glow Of Hungary’s History From The Danube River!
Welcome To Budapest! Yes, this is the Danube River and we are standing on the Chain bridge that crosses over from west to east – the west side on the left is Buda, and the right side is Pest –… Read More ›