Budapest and Beyond

Eastern Europe, Hungarian life, travel and art from a British-Hungarian

A Return to Ózd

Over thirty years ago, when my English father came to my mother’s home town, his words were “this is hell.” My mother’s town was known for its steelworks which spanned … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Extreme Art-aeology: Visiting the Frescoes of Davit Gareji in Georgia

Situated up on a mountainous ridge overlooking the desert plains of Azerbaijan, a group of abandoned caves shelter one of Georgia’s best art treasures – the frescoes of the Davit … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Budapest and Beyond: Introduction

After living in Madrid for 7 years, I’m about to undertake another life changing move, except this time I’m returning to the country I grew up in. Whenever anyone asks … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Europe’s Oldest Inhabited City

As the bus drove through Plovdiv’s suburbs, after a two-hour journey from the capital Sofia, I felt like I was visiting an old friend. I have had an inner obsession … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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