Photo taken in Nyíregyháza, Hungary
For most people, Hungary conjures up the picturesque images of the Lanc Hid (Chain Bridge) by night in the country’s capitol of Budapest. Or maybe even Attila the Hun. But for me, Hungary has a unique and special spot in my heart, as I lived in the country for more than a decade. With a complicated language, and a very complicated people, Magyarorszag is one of the few countries in the world with such a convoluted (and relatively vague) history and very small geography. But amid the pessimism of the populace and the dry, harsh winters, Hungary’s food and sight seeing are some of the most unique and unforgettable one can have while traveling. Here you will find a lengthy list of places to eat, drink and sleep while in the country that says “see ya” for hello, and “hello” for “goodbye”!
Get ready for some of the best pastries in the city, some of the friendliest staff around and the most charming ambiance you can find in Budapest. It’s all at Á Table Boulangerie-Pâtisserie! (read more…)
You’ll find that there are other wine cellars in Tokaj that are fancier, or a little more interesting looking from the inside. However, this is a typical case of, never judge a book by its cover. Or perhaps more accurately put – never judge a wine based on its cellar. (read more…)
Like most wine cellars in Tokaj, the Erzsebet Pince dates back to a long time ago. A really long time ago.
So long ago in fact, that the former Empress of Russia, Elizabeth Petrovna, actually rented out the cellar to store the region’s coveted Aszu wine back in the 1700s. (read more…)