21st Jul

Meals of the Mundo: Hungarian Palinka

Just as I try to eat whatever the locals eat, I try to drink whatever the locals drink. In Hungary, that means drinking a lot of palinka. You can find it everywhere in Budapest and probably the rest of the country. How much you drink depends on how adventurous you want to be. 

21st Nov

Shoes on the Danube: A Holocaust Memorial

  While in Budapest, we visited Shoes on the Danube, a powerful Holocaust memorial right on the river. The row of empty shoes are a way to remember the Jews killed by the Hungarian Nazi party, called the Arrow Cross party. 600,000 Hungarian Jews died in the Holocaust. Most were deported to death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau. […]

20th Nov

The 10 Best Sites of Budapest

Hungary has always been on my list of must-see places. Why? It’s in my blood. My grandmother is from there. And, after years of eating sour cream and paprika with (almost) every meal, I knew I needed to experience the country first-hand. What really sealed the deal for our visit is that Oren ALSO has […]