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Verona’s city centre is filled with things to see: ancient ruins, cobblestone-walking paths, a high-end shopping strip and bridges over the Adige River. The town square, home to their Roman Arena where combat and lions, and Olympic athletic events must...

Gorizia, Italy

After a week of down time in Budapest, dealing with our family funeral, tying up loose ends regarding financing, we embark towards France. The road from Hungary to Slovenia was a wintery blur. Heavy rains and snow at higher elevations...
When I was a kid learning in public school I remember thinking, where is the trick? The answer was never the obvious simple one that made the most sense to me but the one they were hiding in the...
Daniel                                         Friday, September 2 - 2011 I have been lake boarding, which is wake boarding by a cable across the lake. First...
A few things we have noticed, as being strange or different from Canada, that we are slowly getting used to. Here are our noteworthy mentions! 1. No Clothes Dryers I begged Alfonz, ‘please buy me a clothes dryer’ as soon as...
1.Cabbage Rolls Start by cutting out the core of a head of green cabbage and putting it hole side face down in a big pot of salted boiling water with the lid on. Put on high and let boil for...
Hungarian cake contest mullet cake wins

Hungarian Sweet Tooth

This year's national winner, the Millet Cake with Kecskemét Apricot! In the 1950's my Nagymama would pack up my mom and uncle dressed in their finest clothes to walk down the 12 flight of stairs.  She would put mom in the giant...
Have I loved you? Have I fed you? My love language has always been the same, since I was old enough to share my cookies on the playground; I have shown people through food, how much I love them. Here...
Saint Stephan's day Celebrations ran the weekend of Aug 20th through. Friday - Sunday we did not stop! Saint Stephen was the first Hungarian King, and he brought Christianity to Hungary where there were once pagans and nomads. He united...
Lake Balaton is the largest lake in Eastern/Central Europe at 592 km2. It is completely landlocked, fed by the Zala River and Sió River is the only outflow point. We stayed at Alfonz's cousin's lake house, in Alsóörs, a small town on the North Eastern...