September 1, 2016

Close to Budapest (less than an hour by car) Overall a nicely restored castle highlighting, of course, the history of the wife of Franz Joseph I, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, Elisabeth of Austria better known as “Sissy”
It’s a pity that there are so few aut...

August 31, 2016

(Szabadteri Neprajzi Muzeum) If you’re visiting Szentendre (which you should if you’re visiting Budapest) you should have a walk around the Open Air Museum (Skanzen) minutes away from Szentendre. 
They relocated traditional houses etc from all over Hungary to this...

August 30, 2016

Hollókő hides among the undulations of the Cserhát hills about 100 km from Budapest in a picturesque setting. The history of the village goes back to the 13th century, when after the Mongol invasion the castle was built on Szár Hill. The name (holló=raven, kő=stone) co...

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Loving to travel around the world, we both started working for Belgian Foreign Affairs back in 1991. That was the beginning of more than two, going on three decades of discovering foreign countries and cultures.

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