Rick’s – The classy dining experience in Edinburgh

I was lucky enough to be invited over for a new menu launch for Rick’s by Zomato. I know Rick’s. Everyone does who lives in Edinburgh. It’s at the west end and it’s cool. It’s always been. I have not been there for a long time, maybe around 6 years. Long. It used to beContinue reading “Rick’s – The classy dining experience in Edinburgh”

How to get alcohol in Marrakesh

Marrakesh is a super place. Special if you are not a big drinker. You can not buy alcohol in the centre of the city. At all. Zero. Only mint tea. That is sugar, mint leaf and a little hot water. Sooo extremely sweet…you just need another one. But not alcohol. Did I know this. NOT.Continue reading “How to get alcohol in Marrakesh”

Szentendre – A Day trip from Budapest

  Szentendre is just outside of Budapest. 20 km north of Budapest on Danube Bend.  The place of cobblestone street, churches, museums and art galleries. Just need to catch HÈV train from Margit Hid. It takes 40 min and around £5 return ticket. When I’ve got there I just walked into the centre. The villageContinue reading “Szentendre – A Day trip from Budapest”

Painting Easter Egg 

That’s a very old tradition to paint Easter eggs. It’s a female job at Easter time. Every girl making beautiful eggs for the boys when they are coming on Easter Monday to ‘watering them”. Yes. They do. This is goes back time years and years ago….there’s the explanation of it, it’s just too funny… “Traditionally onContinue reading “Painting Easter Egg “

Easter tradition in Hungary 

For the real Hungarian Easter the table is full with tradition Easter food. It’s nothing else then Ham with some cooked eggs, radish, pepper, spring onions and a braided Easter loaf. The accompaniments include mustard, radishes, and young onions. “No Easter meal is complete without ham,” according to tradition. Back in time, years and years ago the ham andContinue reading “Easter tradition in Hungary “

The Danube Swabians and The Fasching – Carneval time!

I am about to tell you some tradition. This traditions where’s my roots from. The Danube Swabians ( aka Danube Germans, in German Dounaushwaben ) is the name of the language group who has been living in Hungary does speak German, Swabian. The most majority of us came from Bavaria, Swabia and Wurttemberg. The significantContinue reading “The Danube Swabians and The Fasching – Carneval time!”

The perfect day in Budapest

Szechenyi bath, folk festivities and opera street party Szechenyi bath is one of the most famous and the largest medicinal bath in Budapest. You pay 4800 Hungarian forint that’s around £14 and you’re in. Don’t forget your flip flops and towel. There’s outside and inside pools. The water is hot and smells some of themContinue reading “The perfect day in Budapest”