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Now that we are selling our home here in Solymar I am reminded of all the reasons why we bought it in the first place. I have serious home love! I...
It is time to tell our New Year's resolution. We have put our house in Solymar Hungary, just outside the capital city of Budapest, on the market! Hopefully, this will be our last international move! We are...
There comes a time in every expat's life when you feel the need to go back home to the comforts of what you grew up with, whatever that means, wherever that is or feels like to you....
Funny thing happened. It's my birthday today, and my husband and daughter decided to take me out for Christmas shopping Sunday on Vaci Street in downtown Budapest on the walking strip next to the Danube River. We...
What is a quest? 'A long or arduous search for something.' It happens to be the most prominent theme of the book The Hobbit written by J.R.R. Tolkien; the transformation of...
Are you in Budapest with children and wondering what you should do? Well you are in luck! I have compiled a list of the top twenty things to do with children in and around Budapest! Our family runs a language...

Expat Life can be lonely

I have always liked having close friends to talk to. Those girly chats while drinking wine, laughing at ourselves, poking fun at each other... there is something so unique and necessary about having good girlfriends, a bond in our...
Mom visited Hungary for five weeks. I hadn't seen her in over three years, and before that four! When we moved away from Canada my mother frequented Europe on vacation, and I just assumed she would continue. However, as we...
Selling the Walnut apartment and freeing up funds was the start of a very productive company for my husband. Me going back to school was also a personal development project, just less profitable short term! Daniel's testing and building...
I turned 47 this year and the last four years since moving to Hungary have gone by so fast, so I decided this morning when I woke up to start a 50 before 50 list.
There is this time in between my dreams and being awake, that I feel that I can control the outcome of my life, just by controlling my dreams. Do you ever have this? For me it normally right before my alarm...
buying a house in Budapest

Garden

Alfonz and Daniel went to wash the my car. A huge truck past by on the highway and splashed me with dirty brown runoff water, and my car was a disaster. Those of you who know Alfonz well, knows...