Budapest, Hungary – What to do in Budapest?

I was pleasantly surprised by Budapest, Hungary. There are so many historical landmarks within this city. The 2 mainre are 2 areas in Budapest which are separated by the Danube river. The land on the east side of the river is called Buda, and the west side of the river is Pest, creating Budapest. The cities became united in 1873, making the new name of the capital Budapest. At one point the Celts (people of the Iron Age) settled in Budapest, it was than later occupied by the Romans and then much later ruled by the Turks. Afterter the Ottoman Empire, the … [ Read more ]

Snowboarding The Tyrolean Alps at St Anton, Austria

We hit the slopes in St. Anton, Austria to see what the conditions were like in February. Conditions were spectacular! Such a great mountain to ride on. Reminds me of the Great Canadian Rockies. St Anton (also known as Sankt Anton am Arlberg) is located in eastern Austria. This resort village is known for it’s winter and summer activities. This is an interesting fact about St Anton: Ski instructors originated from here and emigrated to the United States in the 1930s. I came across St Anton for snowboarding because it’s listed in the top 5 of places to … [ Read more ]