Two weeks ago I was waking up in a Budapest hotel at 3:40 am – getting ready to travel back to the U.S. after 3 weeks in Europe. I can’t believe it has already been two weeks since my program came to an end.
Hi Folks! I am now writing you from the very last stop on my trip. I just got to Budapest, Hungary yesterday, and wow is it beautiful. Since my last post I have been in two other amazing cities, first Munich and then Prague. Both cities brought new and exciting adventures on this trip – and both have really taught me the importance of doing things for yourself.
The thermal baths spread throughout Budapest are some of the most famous in the world and are a huge reason for tourism booms in this city. Because of this, visiting the well-known outdoor thermal bath was a must on my Budapest agenda!
As I sat waiting for my plane to Budapest I toggled back and forth between San Diego and Budapest on my I-phone weather application. San Diego was supposed to be 70 degrees and sunny (typical) and Budapest was said to be 25 degrees and snowy for my first week in Europe. My wimpy San Diego skin made me instantly think that this freezing cold weather would negatively alter my mindset and experiences traveling. I quickly found that I was naive to think such nonsense. Continue reading “BudaBEST Place Ever”
Sleep deprived and tired from lugging my heavy backpack around and through the train station, I think about the day before.
I imagined what it must have been like to be packed up as I was with my pack of clothes, necessities and special belongings, loaded onto a train with my family and friends in such a deceitful manner to later be unloaded to a horrible and terrifying death. Continue reading “From Krakow to Buda-ful-pest”
While I’ve been documenting my travels, I thought it’d be important to give everyone an idea of what a standard week is like in the quaint city of Pécs, where I am currently living and (sometimes) studying. Continue reading “A Week in My Life in Pécs, Hungary”
For her first post from Hungary, Be International Blogger sent a bunch of photos from the annual Busójárás Carnival in the town of Mohács where hundreds of people dressed in carved wooden masks and fluffy wool cloaks take to the streets for six days of feasting, parades and dancing every February.