Slovakia The spa and campsite we stayed at in north west Hungary (Lipót Thermal Camping) was only a short distance from Slovakia’s capital city, Bratislava, so we chose the coolest of our days there (still about 28 degrees), to go and explore what it had to offer. And we loved what we found.
We had a tough few weeks after we left Budapest. We have all enjoyed excellent health during this whole year so far, but unfortunately in Budapest Andy picked up a nasty cold and, much as he tried not to share it with the rest of us, we are living in such close proximity to one … More Enjoying the Water Slides and Spa Culture at Lipót Thermal Resort, Hungary
We wanted to visit one of the thermal spas with our children whilst in Budapest, but I couldn’t find the information I needed online about whether to take them and what to expect when we got there, so this post is primarily to help anyone else in the same boat. The City of Spas One … More Budapest: Visiting Széchenyi Baths with Children
We spent a week in Budapest, exploring the city with Andy’s sister, Anne, and brother-in-law Martin. We all loved the city; it was very relaxed and had stunning architecture, plenty to see and do and great cafés. I have already written about the Buda part of this interesting city, so here now are our highlights … More Budapest: Exploring Pest
Our visit to Budapest started quite dramatically and I’m sure it will go down in the annals of our family history as one of those stories that is retold for years to come. It will start something like this…”Do you remember that time we towed the caravan right through the centre of Budapest?” We can … More Budapest: Exploring Buda and Getting Around
From Croatia we headed into our sixth country so far – Hungary – where we had to contend with another new currency (the Forint) and another tricky language. We have so far only managed to learn one word of Hungarian… köszönöm (pron. koo-sonom) means ‘thank you’ and whenever we have used it people’s faces have … More Hungary: Lake Balaton
“What?” I can hear you all cry! You’ve been on holiday for the past 11 months, how can you possibly need a holiday?! But it turns out we did. You’ll have to forgive me here because this really is a first world problem and we really have nothing at along to complain about, but I … More We Needed a Holiday!