Taking the Kids — to Budapest and exploring a new city through food and drink
One of the many hip restaurants in the Jewish Quarter of Budapest

Taking the Kids — to Budapest and exploring a new city through food and drink

In Budapest, The Hungarian Flodni layer cake with plum jam, apple, poppy seed and walnuts lives up to its reputation. Yum! So do the “Baselon,” (translated as a “friend’s ear”) — dumplings fashioned from potato dough with plum jam and sprinkled with brown sugar.

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Biking along the Danube in the summer heat – a miracle occurs (kind of)!
Ecstatic biking display on Backroads tour along the Danube in Hungary

Biking along the Danube in the summer heat – a miracle occurs (kind of)!

I’m biking past fields of sunflowers, bucolic fields with rolls of hay, ponies and pretty farm houses. Did I mention it’s 90 degrees? We try to convince ourselves that is part of the adventure.

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A tasty tour of the historic Jewish quarter in Budapest
The Grand Synagogue in Budapest

A tasty tour of the historic Jewish quarter in Budapest

Our 30-year-old Taste Hungary guide and the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, explains that not only has food always been an important part of the culture here

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