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My 15 Favorite Travel Moments of 2015

In Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Europe, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Mexico, Montreal, South Carolina, United States, Washington DC by Katelyn0 Comments

2015 was a great year for me in terms of travel. My travels brought me to two continents, seven new countries and many new cities. While I love new stamps in my passport (which I also had to get a new one once I got home from Europe in June), travel isn’t about how many countries I can cramp into …

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My 12 Favorite Travel Photos of 2015

In Austria, Belgium, Charleston, Czech Republic, Europe, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Mexico, Photography, United States by Katelyn1 Comment

As 2015 comes to a fast close (where did the year go?), I’ve begun my annual reflection of the year. While I’ve been incredibly busy with projects and work lately, I’ve also begun the long process of getting ready to move halfway across the globe. So many things to do on my “to-do” list and it keeps growing! While I …

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Two Day Itinerary of Budapest

In Europe, Hungary by Katelyn15 Comments

While millions of tourists flock to the famous cities of London, Paris, and Rome every year, few will head to the heart of Hungary to visit the “City of Baths.” Budapest is the capital city of Hungary situated on the banks of the Danube River. Surprisingly Budapest is the 9th largest city in Europe with a population of over 1.7 …

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The Walking Jewish Quarter of Budapest Tour

In Europe, Hungary by Katelyn0 Comments

  I quickly fell in love with Budapest. It’s hard not to with the beautiful collection of diverse architecture, the kind locals, and the awesome bath culture. All at an amazingly cheap price compared to Western Europe. I’m fairly well versed in the ancient history of Greece and Italy, the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution of England and World War II. …

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The Bath Culture of Budapest

In Europe, Hungary by Katelyn0 Comments

Did you know that Budapest is known as the “City of Baths?” The Hungarian capital city of Budapest sits on top of over 100 different thermal springs that feed all the local bath houses. Budapest is home to a few of the remaining traditional Turkish baths dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. The bath culture of Budapest is …

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48 Hours in Budapest

In Europe, Hungary, Travel by Katelyn4 Comments

Budapest was never on my original travel itinerary. Originally I was going to fly from Athens to Paris, but I couldn’t find a good flight deal. That’s how I decided to go to Budapest and I couldn’t have been happier with my decision. As soon as I set foot in Budapest I knew I was going to love the city. …

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Budapest at Night: The Hungarian Parliament Building

In Europe, Hungary, Travel by Katelyn1 Comment

After 10 fabulous days in Greece it was finally time to leave my new favorite country and head north to Budapest, Hungary. My first Ryanair flight was uneventful. Although I’m still confused by the perfume sales…. Who buys perfume on an airplane?  I arrived at the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in the late afternoon and took the public bus …