Transitions – Anina

Transitions. This word has never meant much to me. When I heard transitions, I would think of musical transitions, or transitions in english, but not life. It wasn’t until recently that i realized that transitions are part of every moment of my life and that they are one of the best parts. Transitions allow us … Continue reading Transitions – Anina

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5 Tips for Time Management – Aviva

Now that we’re all a quarter into the school year, sometimes (or for a lot of us, ALL the time), the workload can just get overwhelming. You take one second to think of all the things you need to get done, and the world suddenly seems to be collapsing over you. Trust me, I feel … Continue reading 5 Tips for Time Management – Aviva

Back to School – Martina

We started school mid-August but it took us a month to get organized. Last June we picked the classes for Aviva's Junior year. Besides few AP’s, we squished in a marketing class to help her with Ecuadane. She has a year of challenges to learn to manage her time and keep growing in experience, knowledge … Continue reading Back to School – Martina

Castles, Mass and Healing Baths – Martina

Today, we spent time at the Heroes' Square, the Vajdahunyad Castle, and the Széchenyi Baths. After breakfast, we took the metro to Heroes' Square, which, as the title shows, contains monuments of many great Hungarian leaders.     We, then, walked through the Varosliget park to the Vajdahunyad Castle. This castle was originally built as … Continue reading Castles, Mass and Healing Baths – Martina

Family Day in Budapest – Martina

Today we explored the Castle District and the Gellert Hill. We found little golf cart-like touristic cars that drove us up the hill to the Castle District. When we arrived, we went to the Fisherman's Bastion for lunch. During our meal, a smiling man was beautifully playing a xylophone. Then, we toured through the Castle district, … Continue reading Family Day in Budapest – Martina

Sisterly Support – Martina

Today, we had the privilege of watching Anina, the oldest of us three, swimming at the FINA World Championships here in Budapest...*THE* World Championships?..Yep, this is the Real.Deal. My sister swam with the Danish National Team (my dad is Danish so we are Danish citizens, and since Anina is one of the top swimmers of … Continue reading Sisterly Support – Martina

Budapest Birthday Celebration – Aviva

So, today was my (Aviva's) 16th birthday, and also our first day in Budapest! We woke up bright and early and had breakfast by at a beautiful restaurant on the Danube river viewing the majestic Parliament building. Our waiter was wonderful, and it happened to be his first day working at the restaurant! When we … Continue reading Budapest Birthday Celebration – Aviva