Tag Archives: Hungary

The Martians’ Language

You may have heard of Enrico Fermi. If you haven’t, let me introduce him: he’s the genius who created the world’s first working nuclear reactor. He also lent his name to a paradox that, in 1950, put into words a question … Continue reading

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Reading Budapest

In just a few short days, I leave for Budapest, Hungary to begin a semester’s worth of study and travel. With my month-and-a-half-long vacation coming to a merciful end (I say “merciful” because I contracted cabin fever about, I don’t know, … Continue reading

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Why I Travel: A Tribute to My Mom and Dad

Throughout the past twenty-three days, I have had the luxury of visiting over seven different cities in Europe. Average that out, and I was in a different city about every third day for the past three weeks. And throughout those … Continue reading

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History Lessons in Hungary

Budapest is not a city study abroad students typically visit. Rome, Paris, Barcelona—all of these cities tend to be higher up on the list, and thus the extra expense for Budapest is often not worth it. Yet, because one of … Continue reading

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The Search for the Perfect Burrito

I vividly remember the first time I had a burrito. It was at Taco Bell with my sister, and it was filled with caesar salad. I remember thinking, “This is disgusting. After all I have heard about burritos, things have … Continue reading

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Bosnia: An Easter Adventure

I have reached the point in the semester where the is more time behind me than before me. In the past, this has induced a sort of a panic: the fear of finals, the rush to find an internship, the … Continue reading

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Noms

In the Irish language, nóm is the shortened abbreviation for “minutes,” which can be seen on any of the Dublin bus signs. Among my group of friends, however, “let’s get some noms” means that it’s time to eat! Reflecting on … Continue reading

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Do you speak English?

I haven’t blogged in a while because I have been traveling! Our university officially gives us two weeks off for spring break, but my break was more like three weeks since I only have class on Wednesdays and Thursdays. After … Continue reading

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At Home in Hungary

Spring is tentatively appearing in Budapest. Though the weather report still threatens snow, the sun is trying to find its way out of the clouds. Last week it was midterms, so nothing seriously interesting to report there aside from the … Continue reading

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Hungry in Hungary

(Warning: this post may induce grumbling stomachs, drooling, or the urge to immediately go out and buy a large serving of the nearest comfort food.) One thing I knew about Hungary before arriving was the fact that Hungary has good … Continue reading

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