Why We Love a Good Christmas Market

We love Christmas markets! 

The festivities, the food, the comraderie, the glühwein – put it all together and we’ve got ourselves a great way to ring in the season!

But really — you ask — how different can they be? Surely one Christmas market is the same as the next? 

Our reply? Not by a loooooooong shot! CONTINUE READING >>

We love Christmas markets! 

The festivities, the food, the comraderie, the glühwein – put it all together and we’ve got ourselves a great way to ring in the season!

But really — you ask — how different can they be? Surely one Christmas market is the same as the next? 

Our reply? Not by a loooooooong shot! CONTINUE READING >>

Discovering Buda AND Pest (you think we’re kidding, but we’re not!)

Budapest is truly a tale of two cities, Buda and Pest, separated by the Danube River.

Buda, steeped in history and stunning with her castle on the hill, preserves the past.

And Pest, the “New City” vibrant with change, showcases the hope of the future… CONTINUE READING >>

Budapest is truly a tale of two cities, Buda and Pest, separated by the Danube River.

Buda, steeped in history and stunning with her castle on the hill, preserves the past.

And Pest, the “New City” vibrant with change, showcases the hope of the future… CONTINUE READING >>

Fisherman’s Bastion & Matthias Church in Budapest Hungary

Above the bridge, the domed Buda Castle dominates the valley from its perch on Castle Hill.

Rulers and royals have been residing on the spot for nearly 800 years… CONTINUE READING >> 

Above the bridge, the domed Buda Castle dominates the valley from its perch on Castle Hill.

Rulers and royals have been residing on the spot for nearly 800 years… CONTINUE READING >> 

St. Stephen’s Basilica in Budapest, Hungary

Szent István Bazilika, Saint Stephen’s, serves as the main church for Budapest. It is named for Saint Stephen I of Hungary, who tradition says became the country’s first King on Christmas in the year 1000… CONTINUE READING >> 

Szent István Bazilika, Saint Stephen’s, serves as the main church for Budapest. It is named for Saint Stephen I of Hungary, who tradition says became the country’s first King on Christmas in the year 1000… CONTINUE READING >> 

Picture This: The Christmas Market of Budapest, Hungary

It seemed that this market was more of a gathering place for friends and family to grab a bite, hang out, socialize, and listen to music than… CONTINUE READING >> 

It seemed that this market was more of a gathering place for friends and family to grab a bite, hang out, socialize, and listen to music than… CONTINUE READING >>