Prague: The City of Dreams

Close your eyes for one moment and imagine this: … wait a sec… Don’t close your eyes or you won’t be able to read the rest of this blog post…. didn’t think that one through…

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Hotel Review: BI&BI Panzio

For anyone looking to go to Budapest, I would highly recommend staying at BI&BI Panzio. Personally, I enjoyed my stay very much and I hope you will too!

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Central Market Hall

Before heading off to Budapest, two of my friends told me about this magical place. Where I live in Canada, there are no markets like this – and if there are, well, then I have no idea where they are. Whenever I’m able to go to a market, a bazaar, or a night market, I’m…

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Margaret Island

Margaret Island is a small island (*gasp* who would’ve thought) that lies between Buda and Pest. You can access it by a bridge which I’ve circled on the map down below.  

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CPA; day 2+3

  Anywhoo! Days 2 + 3 of CPA went by like a flash! No… not that kind of flash…

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View from Castle Hill

Although it started to rain while I was up on Castle Hill, the view was as breathtaking as ever.

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Exploring more of Castle Hill

After visiting Matthias Church (which you can read about here) and exploring its surroundings, my mother and I decided to venture down towards the Danube and Chain Bridge.

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Walking up Castle Hill

Let the adventure begin! I started off my day by literally eating the entirety of the hotel’s buffet style breakfast (which included a gazillion types of cheese which I had never seen or eaten before, delicious fruit, yogurt, freshly baked pastries [bless your soul hotel, bless your soul], eggs, and a whole bunch more).

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3, 2, 1… Off to Budapest, the Paris of the East

My mom and I got up quite early to take a bus from Bratislava to Budapest (~2 hours and 41 minutes between these two cities by train).

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King of the Castle

Three things I learned today: Your feet will feel like they are being burned by the fires of hell if you walk too much. Conclusion: Walking is bad for your health (right?) McDonalds is delicious anywhere Ice cream should be considered as a crucial component of the food pyramid

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