Andrássy Avenue with a Twist or Two

It all began with the thought that we should have a walk along the stretch of Andrássy which starts at Oktogon and ends at Heroes’ Square- I am completely partial to this bit of the avenue, with its ivy clad villas and stately air, as opposed to the shop and tourist infested half that heads…

Saturday Starts at the Hunyadi Market

It might sound somewhat odd from someone who is particularly ill fitted for both haggling and cooking (I have an impression this blog is slowly turning into a litany of all the things I can’t do), but I have an irrational love of markets. Not that I buy much, see probable reasons above. I simply…

May Random #1

The plan was, as always, to post the shots nicely in order as they happened, but then this project, as many others, somehow went up in smoke. So there goes May, with various flowers, books, coffees (yes, I’m predictable like that), lots of architecture porn (time to discover the nooks and crannies of Budapest I…

My Terézváros

I’d wanted to live in Terézváros ever since I first laid my eyes on a map of Budapest, mostly on account of Művész cinema being here, which at the time seemed to me like the height of all arthouse things I did not get to see in my hometown. I now know it’s not always…