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