Tag Archive: Budapest

Mar 04

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on our yearlong grand tour. This post is a comparison of …

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Feb 20

My Year in the Kitchen: Favourite Dishes From Around the Globe

One of the things we love most about holiday rentals over hotels is that we’re able to cook and eat ‘at home’. Because unless you’re Keith Floyd (one of my inspirations as a wannabe cook in my 20s), you can’t just rock up to a hotel kitchen and whip something up. You can, however, do …

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Feb 16

A Winter’s Tale: Our First Full Winter in Europe

Having just spent our first full winter in Europe, we thought it was time for some reflections on the last four months of our grand tour. Having lived in Sydney for many years, it’s fair to say that winter was of little consequence. Sure it gets a little chilly, but you have to drive a …

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Jan 01

A Budapest Wine Tasting of Hungarian Wines – At Home!

We open the door to our Budapest holiday rental and in walks Gábor Bánfalvi of Taste Hungary, pulling a canvas shopping cart on wheels behind him like the one my grandmother used to use. I’m midway through drying a dozen wine glasses I’d washed in preparation, which it turns out aren’t necessary. Gábor has come prepared. …

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Dec 29

Dora Henger’s Guide to Budapest Style

We meet Budapest fashionista Dora Henger in the café of design hotel Lánchíd19 where she has virtually set up a temporary office until she opens her first boutique next door. The daughter of entrepreneurs and a product designer by training, 29 year-old Dora is one half of the duo behind online store, Our Style (www.ourstyle.hu). …

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