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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Hungary?

  Hungary is not super cheap in every way, but the destination is a good value for people who want to live a good life for less in central Europe. Anyone moving to Budapest from a similarly sized city in Europe,
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Travel Trouble Spots and Altering Your Plans

As we’ve seen in Turkey this week, a place that’s relatively calm, peaceful, and stable one week can see all hell break loose the next. So how do you decide if you should change your travel plans or just adjust them

Catching Up on Articles From Elsewhere

So much information spins past us every day that it’s hard to take a break and process it, much less record it for later. So here are a few travel articles I wrote or I’m in that have appeared recently. Lots

Secret Spots in New York, Hidden Budapest, and Canoe Racing in Micronesia

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel, home to the best travel stories from book authors on the move. If you’re new here, I post this each month because I’m the editor and founder of this award-winning pub, which

Riding the Children’s Train in the Hills of Budapest

Most travelers don’t see much of the Buda side of Budapest when they visit Hungary’s capital. Few make it any further than the Fisherman’s Bastion and maybe Buda Castle. It’s understandable as most of the bars, restaurants, and hotels are on