Eger Castle, Hungary

We have a thing for Medieval castles. Or, better said, I’ve always had a thing for them. From our early days together, Alex kept mentioning Eger and wanting to go there. We finally made it for our 3rd wedding anniversary (May 2015). And it did not disappoint! We arrived in Eger, by train from Budapest,…

12 Best Places to Visit in Hungary

Although a small country, Hungary is dotted with interesting places to visit and things to do. Eger and Tokaj are known for the amazing wines, while Budapest is where you cannot really get bored. From the thermal spas and aqua parks available in many cities, to the enchanting Danube Embankment in Budapest , the interesting…

Things That Make Me Happy: May 2015

May is our busiest and most interesting month. Every single year. Because we have two major events going on this month and they lead to travel, of course. 1. 3 years married May 25 is our wedding anniversary. And we spent it quietly , in a small , charming Hungarian town. 2. Alex’s birthday We…

May 2015 Photos

May is the busiest and happiest month for us. May 10th was Alex’s birthday , May 25th was our wedding anniversary. We travel to Budapest and Eger and also took a day trip hiking to see Arad Rally. May is also when the strawberries in our garden start to ripen.

Eger, Hungary: 2 Days Itinerary

Eger is a small town (and yes, I mean small : 57 000 inhabitants in 2011) in Northern Hungary, very well known for two things: it was the last castle to fall to the Turks and home to the northernmost Turkish minaret it is the main wine region in Hungary (the red wine is particularly…