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Essential Budapest: Budapest for First-Timers

Budapest has been one of my dream destinations for the past several years for no other reason than its mystery, exoticism, and location in the heart of Eastern Europe.  In reality, I knew nothing about the city or the country of Hungary before going there.  Much to my surprise and delight, Budapest turned out to […]

Video: Seven Weeks in Europe

From the beginning of July 2015 to the end of August, I spent nearly seven weeks in Europe.  My first four and a half weeks were enjoyed in An Cheathrú Rua, a tiny seaside Gaeltacht in County Galway, Ireland.  After studying the Irish language for a year, yes there is actually a native Irish language, I received […]