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 0

For those who were hoping for another Europe post right now… Currently I’m in Victoria for a psychology conference (CPA) and I wanted to document it as it occurred. At this very moment, as I write this blog post, I’m sitting in a small coffee shop that I just discovered called Pour (at least, I think…

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BUDApest

So my mom and I didn’t have much time in Budapest – 3ish days to explore. Note: For anyone planning a trip to Budapest – I definitely think that you need at least 1 week. There is so much to enjoy! I really rushed through everything, but I think that if I had 1 week, I…

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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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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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Exploring Old Town

Today I got up very early…*cough* …maybe…. not really….. Sooo, truth is, I got up at 11:30am when I should have gotten up by at least 9am. I blame jet lag.

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