Budapest

Lángos!

Lángos!

by James Boo June 23, 2009

By the time we stopped to sit down, the hazy weekday afternoon had already begun to falter. The sun was still beaming down on Budapest, but midday was well done. We’d been walking through and around Városliget, Budapest’s central city park, for almost two hours. […]

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Tale From a Riverbank

Tale From a Riverbank

by James Boo June 22, 2009

It’s 11:00 am. June weather in Budapest is brilliant: mid-seventies, a cool breeze along the Danube, the sun shining down through a blanket of fluff, as if waiting for a chance to pummel the city with two scoops of Hungarian raisins. We stroll up along […]

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Hungering for Home in Budapest

Hungering for Home in Budapest

by James Boo June 21, 2009

While Budapest has plenty to offer in the way of tourism and the arts, my only real concern during my week in the city was to eat as much comfort food as possible. I was told upon arrival by several locals that a home cooked […]

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

by James Boo June 17, 2009

On February 1, 2009, my roommate and I entered a contest. On April 16, 2009, we were declared winners. He received two round trip tickets to Budapest. I received a bag of women’s beauty products. The products were testers. On June 7, 2009, haggard, hungry, […]

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Budapest: Rough Draught

Budapest: Rough Draught

by James Boo June 15, 2009

I’ve just returned from a week in Budapest, Hungary! I’ll be deviating from my usual column to post several stories on my meals there throughout this week. As I continue post-vacation recovery, however, you’ll have to settle for this primer album of beverages and mustache: […]

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