Discovering Budapest: My recommendations

The first thing I do before visiting a new place is to track down people who know the area–local bloggers, travel writers or natives. I am never shy about Tweeting or emailing people I haven’t met in hopes of finding something off the beaten path. This is how I found an aperitivo spot in Florence […]

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Four days in bustling Budapest

We spent nearly four days exploring this stunning, bustling city straddling the majestic Danube river last week. I’m still combing through photos and trying to come up with the right words to describe my impressions of Budapest, but I’ll start with this: Budapest is big. It is one of the largest cities in the European […]

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