Hungary: Through Local Eyes

 

Adrienne

Where are you originally from?​ 
Hungary

PEOPLE

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your people?
Modest, kind.

On a scale of 1-10, how well does your country speak English?
7, but there is difference between cities and villages.

Can you give a key phrase/word/expression that people in your country usually say?
Hogy vagy? How are you?

How do I say “hello/thank you/please/sorry” in your language?
Szia/köszönöm/kérem/bocsánat

Are you more like laid back or party people?
Party

FOOD​

Best food? Weirdest food? Local food to try?
Tripe – pacal

Best drink? Local drink to try?
Pálinka, Hungarian wines

How is breakfast served in your country?
Depends on the families: scrambled eggs, or toast with marmelade, sausages

CULTURE​

The best festival to attend?
Wine Festival in the Buda Castle, Chocolate Festival in the Tokaj region, Sziget Festival

Which sport are you guys crazy about?
Swimming, water polo, football

What excursions and/or activities do you extremely suggest that visitors MUST do?
Shopping at cute, little Hungarian designer shops, cruising on the Danube

Are there any local customs a visitor should be sensitive to?
No

PLACES​

What is/are the most surreal places/landmarks to visit?
Caves

Can you name a place that most people have not heard of? A secret spot perhaps!
Tomor – my village in the North

Where can visitors find the best beach?
Balaton

If I’m staying for less than a week, which city should I choose?
Budapest, Eger

COUNTRY​

In one word or sentence, how do you describe your country?
Lovely

How many days at least should a visitor spend in your country?
One week

When is the best time to visit?
Spring, summer

Can you give an interesting trivia about your country?
We used paprika first as a flower, decorating gardens, today its the most well known spice.

What is your country’s most popular stereotype/cliché?
1,Hungarian say out loud, what’s in their mind. 2, Gulyás soup

TRAVEL

Are you a traveler? Which place is your favorite so far?
Traveler and tour guide, Barbados

What’s your best travel story?
You can read all my travel stories here: http://www.uandstyle.com

Why do you love traveling? 
It opens up whole new perspectives, it keeps you going.

ABOUT ADRIENN

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