Tag: Romania

Bulgaria: Poetry in Cyrillic Script

Bulgaria: Poetry in Cyrillic Script
I knew very little of Bulgaria before writing this post, except that Bulgaria was recently listed as the most miserable country in the European Union. Naturally, I wondered how it got that unfortunate distinction. But my gut told me there must be more to Bulgaria than its unfavorable position on an internet list. I was... Read more »

Slovakia: On the Banks of the Danube River

Slovakia: On the Banks of the Danube River
Ella, an Icelandic friend my husband met by playing an online word game (http://www.itsyourturn.com), connected me with today’s post, Denisa. Denisa lives in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. On Wikipedia, it says Bratislava lies on both banks of the Danube River and is the only national capital that borders two independent countries, Austria and Hungary.... Read more »

Deep in Hungarian Wine Country

Deep in Hungarian Wine Country
Interested in Hungary and its Tokaji wine, I found the Disznoko winery on the Internet. From there, I found Laszlo, who works at the winery. Graciously, he agreed to participate in the blog. Hungary has always fascinated and confused me. My grandmother was from Budapest but I never knew my family’s history. When I traveled... Read more »
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