Living in Budapest

Every day adventures…yup it’s a blog

A Bracelet in the Sand

This story is dedicated to
Lt Ashley M Guynn 710 BS 447th Bomb Group (H)
and all his crew past and present

A Bracelet in the Sand

Discovered 53 years after its owner was killed in action on April 27 1944, the orignial Bracelet in the Sand is on display at the 447th Bomber Group Memorial at Rattlesden Airfield England.

Ostend, Belgium - July, 1998

Son of a British WW2 RAF officer, …

Mohács Busó Festival

Ok, So we wussed out on this one and just provided the Facebook link (mostly because I had ALOT of fun taking pictures!)

Everything we know about getting a Hungarian Residence Permit

Apparently Eat, Drink, and Carry a GPS is popping up on Google searches by people trying to figure out the Hungarian Residence Permit process (which I find a little …

Visiting Visegrád Castle

Visegrad Castle

Visegrád Castle

Visegrad Castle stairs

Entrance to the Upper Bailey of Visegrád Castle

Our day dawned bright and early…(actually we crawled out of bed around noon).  Feeling like complete bums we decided to get motivated and tackle an item on our …

Sisi’s Summer House (The Royal Palace of Gödöllő)

Royal Palace of Gödöllő

Godollo Castle

N47.59614, E19.34773

The town of Gödöllő, about 28 km from Budapest, is home to the 250-year-old Gödöllő Királyi Kastély, one of the largest palaces in Hungary and a beautiful example …

Beetles, Baby Goats, and Drégely Castle

Drégely Castle


We finally made it to Drégely Castle! The morning dawned crisp and clear and, after bidding our first couch surfer a fond farewell, we headed to Nyugati train station …

Drégely Castle Recon Hike

Rural Hungary…and Goats


Yup that is a big male goat…you can probably smell him just from the photo

At some point in the near future (weather dependant) we will be leading a small group hike to Drégely Castle near the Slovakian border.  Since we had never been there, …

Hungarian Residence Permit (we are in!)

Schengen Area

Schengen Zone

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

 On Tuesday, February 4th 2014 we applied for our Hungarian Residence Permit. This is the document/visa/permit that allows us to stay in Hungary …

Bronchitis in Budapest

Our greatest apologies to our loyal friends who are living vicariously through us, we know it has been a while since we posted. The last few weeks have been consumed …

Photos of a Snowy Budapest

Earlier in the week it snowed and we took to the streets to experience Budapest draped in a snowy cape!  Since there isn’t much of a story other than we walked all …

Eats in Budapest

Budapest has become a serious foodie city!
We refuse to limit our culinary experiences, we range from high-end cuisine (but worth it) to starving student cuisine (but worth it).
Our faves on the foodie scene……and where to find them in Budapest.

Our favorite Eats  &  Drinks in Budapest

ESCA Studio Restaurant

Where to even start…Cordon Bleu food at fabulous prices, great atmosphere, nice chef and waiter, beautiful …

Bors GasztroBár

It is small, it is next to Szimpla, there is often a line, but it ranks as some of the best street food in Budapest! …

Drinks in Budapest

A list of beers, wines, palinkas, cappucinos and whatever else we decide we like in liquid form…and where to find them in Budapest.

Our favorite Eats  &  Drinks in Budapest

Élesztő Craft Beer Bar

Élesztő wall of beer

GPS: N47.48358 E19.07273

We have a new favorite place for beer: Élesztő Craft Beer Bar! …

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