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Craving Italian in Prague? Eat here.

Czech food taste a lot like Italian. Maybe because it’s really Italian. We love Czech food, but I hope the Czech’s don’t get offended when I say Italian food is their national cuisine. There’s something about the Czechs and Italian food – they do it so well, and it’s some of the best we’ve had,… Read more…

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Beautiful Lake Bled

It’s the prettiest lake I’ve seen and a great day trip destination. Just a short bus ride from Ljubljana sits the cute and blissful village of Bled. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and nestled around a picturesque lake, it’s absolutely breathtaking, like straight out of a Disney storybook complete with a castle perched atop a hill… Read more…

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Bathing in Budapest

Bathing with locals in Budapest. At least suits are mandatory this time. When we initially decided to go to the bathhouses in Budapest, I had not so pleasant flashbacks of our onsen experience in Japan. Needless to say, we were both hesitant to strip down naked and bathe in front of total strangers. Thankfully, we… Read more…

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The Magic of Christkindmarkt in Vienna

Our favorite time of year filled with mulled wine, gingerbread and ornaments. The plus side to Eastern Europe in the winter isn’t just cheaper accommodations and less tourists. It’s also about Christmas markets! We were beside ourselves. And of all the Christmas markets out there, I had my eyes on Vienna to be our first…. Read more…

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Tasting Hungary in Budapest

Langos, goose liver, pickled veggies and every tasty Hungarian morsel in between. You know if there’s a food tour anywhere, Gerard and I (and our waistlines) are up for the challenge. Our tour began at the Great Market Hall. We met up with Judith from Taste Hungary, our tour guide for the day along with… Read more…

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