A Briton in Budapest

After visiting for many years, life eventually led me to call Budapest home in 2019. I’ve already learned so much (mostly about food) that I thought I’d share some of the highlights and lowlights from this unique city. If you have any questions about life in Hungary as an expat, do get in touch! 

 

 

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OKT-12 / Dorog – Piliscsaba

OKT-12 / Dorog – Piliscsaba The second section of our Kéktúra adventure is OKT-12 / Dorog – Piliscsaba and, as fully qualified hikers now (…), we first went and spent a not-inconsiderable amount of money at Mountex. Although we are determined not to be in the “all the gear, no idea” category, we thought it […]

Super Versatile Lecsó

Lecsó is a ridiculously simple mix of peppers, tomatoes and onions that are left to create their own magic together with a little help from salt, pepper and, of course, paprika. Essentially a Hungarian ratatouille, this highly versatile lecsó can be spruced up with sausage or eggs, and is used as a base for many […]

OKT-14 / Hűvösvölgy – Rozália téglagyár

OKT-14 / Hűvösvölgy – Rozália téglagyár After a few months in lockdown, in a 38sqm apartment, Nóri and I were definitely ready for some countryside, trails and fresh air! We decided to get started on the rather substantial project that is the Országos Kéktúra, or National Blue Trail. It meanders across Hungary for 1168km, split […]