Tag Archives: Goulash

Taking the slow road to Cyprus – Omnibus Edition

Drawing the line and starting again Posted on April 6, 2012 Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking … Continue reading

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Some of Marilyn and Alf’s best photos in Budapest, Hungary

Check out the link below for some of Marilyn & Alf’s best photos whilst visiting Budapest. Open the link and then choose Budapest on the right or if you prefer one of the other cities. Click on individual photos to enlarge … Continue reading

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Definitely no more dumplings please!

In Zagreb, Croatia, we thought that we were eating Croatian pasta but the waiter described it as “home-made Croatian dumplings” – it was an accompaniment to some excellent beef. It’s interesting to observe that in Central Europe, the “dumpling belt” seems to wider than … Continue reading

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On foot in Budapest

  Explore Budapest on foot to really get close to the city. Yesterday, we left our hotel, behind the Opera on Andrassy, and set out on foot for the Big Covered Market, near Freedom Bridge on the Danube. As we took short-cuts … Continue reading

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Dining out in Budapest – Marilyn and Alf

We have been joking about being on the Schnitzel or Goulash trail for weeks but Budapest is really rather special. It is easy to find modern, trendy restaurants full of people of all ages enjoying themselves. Fresh produce is of high quality, … Continue reading

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Goulash and Liszt – Budapest – Marilyn and Alf

Yesterday, we spent many hours sitting outside on the open-topped tourist buses seeing the sites of Budapest. The hop-on/hop-off buses are excellent value, with audio commentary in more than a dozen languages – when there is no commentary, its non-stop Liszt Hungarian … Continue reading

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Prague update – recommended the goulash and dumplings to three French tourists from Lille

This evening we had dinner in an authentic restaurant in Prague – the prices are incredibly good value, especially compared to Frankfurt which is reported to be one of the most expensive cities in Germany. To digress a bit, last night Marilyn … Continue reading

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