Travel Blogs from Debrecen, Hungary

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Settling in tour, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Settling in tour

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... of an orientation tour and help me set up some of the normal living stuff here. We spent the afternoon driving around Debrecen and occasionally getting lost while the GPS lady scolded him. He wasn't that familiar with Debrecen, but just having a native ...

Week 8 =), Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Week 8 =)

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... 't felt much like doing anything at night. That being said, I did have my first company over to my apartment since I've been in Debrecen last night. My team from work came over to eat Indian food, drink wine and chat about, well, work mostly. But it was ...

Krems to Debrecen (long one this guys - sorry!), Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Krems to Debrecen (long one this guys - sorry!)

A travel blog entry by lintonandjames

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... spend a day at the lake, Jim agreed once he realised that this meant that they’d be in the city of Debrecen on Friday night therefore increasing his chances of finding somewhere to watch the Norwich season opener on Sky Sports! Martin being Swiss ...

The Strict Hungarians, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

The Strict Hungarians

A travel blog entry by amyope

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... They sent a security guard down to unlock the door, and he looked at the vodka, winked at me and said "Good evening?"  Jeez. Hungary!  Well, it was pretty laid back, and turns out, my roommate wasn't even 5 minutes away in the Bowling Bar in our ...

Art exhibits and football fans, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Art exhibits and football fans

A travel blog entry by jenl

... pretty impressive for a small city. It's about the same size as Austin's art museum, which I always thought was disappointingly small. Debrecen is about a fifth of the size of Austin, so this fit a little better. They don't have any permanent exhibits; ...

I found joga!!!, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

I found joga!!!

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... it was really fun. I want to do that again too. Speaking of fitness, well, maybe wellness anyway...I had my first massage in Hungary on my birthday, and I have to say there is very little modesty here. The therapist had just finished another lady, and as ...

I killed Gyorgy, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

I killed Gyorgy

A travel blog entry by jenl

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Yes, Gyorgy. The only other living thing in my apartment. The heartiest of all plants. My cactus. I thought I was being good to him. It was sunny the other day so I put him out on the balcony because he's gotten so little sun lately. And then.....I ...

E.T. már nagyon menne, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

E.T. már nagyon menne

A travel blog entry by e.t.toscana

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De még aludnia kell 5 éjszakát... Becsekkoltunk a repülőre, péntek reggel 4-kor indulunk Ferihegyre, 6-ra odaérünk szigorúan betartva a speed limitet :) legalábbis igyekszünk betartani. Szóval ...

Birthday weekend, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Birthday weekend

A travel blog entry by jenl

... Hungarian so they gravitated toward the Hungarian speakers. So I left early and grabbed a beer with one of the guys who is in Debrecen from Austin this week. It's always nice to talk to someone from home =) Yesterday I took myself shopping at the mall and ...

First day of work!, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

First day of work!

A travel blog entry by jenl

I never thought I would say this, but getting back to work made me feel so much better =) Kidding, but it really did. It was nice to be productive, busy and around people. Everyone in the office is really nice. And the coffee is better here. I order ...

Every Single Night., Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Every Single Night.

A travel blog entry by amyope

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Turns out, people weren't kidding when they said that Europeans drink more than we do.  Maggie and I realized that we have gone out every single night since we've been here!  On top of all the people I'm missing back home, I now miss sleep just ...

Firsts, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Firsts

A travel blog entry by jenl

I had 2 firsts today: I ate my first sushi in Debrecen and I went to my first class at the gym. The little things make me happy =) Tina and I went to the only sushi restaurant in town for lunch, and it wasn't bad. It's an all-you-can-eat place with a ...

Pretty pleased with myself =), Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Pretty pleased with myself =)

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... me that cooking chicken paprika for Sunday afternoon lunch makes me a true Hungarian. This was my second weekend since coming back to Debrecen from Austin after the holidays. I wish I could figure how to make coming back a little easier. I was pretty ...

Loki & Muslinca, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Loki & Muslinca

A travel blog entry by jenl

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This week was marked by lots of work, a trip to the local wine bar and a Debrecen Loki soccer game. Overall, it was a good week. A few of us went to Muslinca for a wine tasting event for this vineyard called Boylki, which is about an hour away in Eger. We ...

English and couch-surfing, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

English and couch-surfing

A travel blog entry by jenl

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I learned today that Americans are much more tolerant of flawed English than Hungarians. One of the managers I work with told me he wanted to ask me a personal question. My interest was peaked because they don't really ask you personal questions here, ...

A Special Hungarian Something, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

A Special Hungarian Something

A travel blog entry by amyope

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    You'll all be happy to know that I had a lovely birthday.  We went to a pub crawl and someone even bought me some Subway as a gift, haha.     Yesterday, I received an e-mail telling me that my Neptun registration ...

Life ticks along, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Life ticks along

A travel blog entry by jenl

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As life here feels more and more like the regular routine, I find that I have less and less that I feel inclined to write about =) Work pretty much keeps my butt kicked these days, which is not really a bad thing. I'm feeling really productive, and my ...

Work, food and hanging out, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Work, food and hanging out

A travel blog entry by jenl

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I have nothing super exciting to report. Work this week is really busy, but really only because I'm out of the office starting Thursday. I'm teaching my first training class to a group of IT managers tomorrow. I hope it appears that I know what I'm ...

Snap Decisions and Serbia, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Snap Decisions and Serbia

A travel blog entry by amyope

... I'll be sure to take a ton of pictures! Back to the present... Tonight, I'll be going to "Oktoberfest" as put on by Hungary!  I'm not entirely sure what that involves, but I've been promised discounted beer and hot dogs, so I shall attend.  ...

Fall in Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Fall in Debrecen

A travel blog entry by jenl

Well, I think Fall has officially descended on Debrecen. I arrived back on Monday night, and there is a definite chill in the air. Strangely enough, I'm kind of enjoying it. The leaves are turning beautiful colors. It rained today and was overcast ...

A terv, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

A terv

A travel blog entry by e.t.thailand

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Tavaly szeptemberben azzal a felkiáltással repültünk el Ciprusra ( 1hónappal Toszkána után), hogy most egy darabig nem megyünk... Erre több okunk is volt, szerettünk volna egy nagyobb és új lakásba költözni és hát ugye, oda kell a pénz ...

I rode half of a half marathon =), Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

I rode half of a half marathon =)

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... of a marathon. I would certainly not be moving for the next several days. I successfully achieved 2 new things I hadn't yet done in Hungary over the last couple of days. I went to the movies and I mailed a few letters from the post office. Sometimes when ...

tanulási magyar, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

tanulási magyar

A travel blog entry by jenl

All in all, week 6 was a good week. Time has gone by pretty fast and I've experienced a lot. I had my first Hungarian lesson yesterday morning, and wow, this language is difficult. You would think it might not be so hard because there are only 2 verb ...

E.T. nem nyugszik, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

E.T. nem nyugszik

A travel blog entry by e.t.cyprus

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Az úgy kezdődött, hogy 3 hét telt el, mióta hazajöttünk Toszkánából. Nagyon jó volt, Pisa az egyik legszerethetőbb város, ez a fapadossal való utazás pedig nagyon okos találmány. Mikor szerveztük Pisát, kérdeztem T.-t, hány ...

I have wheels!, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

I have wheels!

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... here for 12 years, and he's fluent in Hungarian. I wonder if it takes that long =) Anyway, it was fun to hang out and have a couple of drinks.There were a lot of people out in bars and walking around the downtown area. This was my first beer in Debrecen ...

S'mores, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

S'mores

A travel blog entry by amyope

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... and a few minutes later, while we were waiting for another cab, he called us back over and offered us a reasonable price.  Oh, Hungary.     Well, tomorrow around 7AM I head off for my Serbia trip!  I don't have any pictures of my ...

én már megérkezett!, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

én már megérkezett!

A travel blog entry by jenl

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... beer. There were lots of people sitting outside at 11am in the city center drinking beer at outdoor restaurants. 3 - Very few people in Debrecen speak English. This may turn out to be one of the toughest parts of my stay here. Lastly, I wouldn't be ...

Funny food and a tour of the city center, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Funny food and a tour of the city center

A travel blog entry by jenl

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Today was another good day at work, and I even got to socialize a little bit =) Still learning a lot just by meeting people and asking probably a painful amount of questions. Anna, one of the ladies in our department took me to the immigration office ...

E.T. utazást szervez, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

E.T. utazást szervez

A travel blog entry by e.t.thailand

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Mikor a repjegyek is megvoltak, azt is tudtuk hova megyünk, elkezdtem lefoglalni a szállásokat. Amikor még csak terveztem az utazást, sok blogot és beszámolót olvastam Thaiföldről. Akkor még úgy gondoltam, amit írtak mások is pár ezer ...

Austin bound !, Debrecen, Hungary travel blog

Austin bound !

A travel blog entry by jenl

I'm in a bit of a sleepy daze; the airport shuttle came to get me at 1:30am today so I decided not to go to bed at all. I'm waiting for my first of 3 flights for the day. I will be sleeping soon =) I'm excited to get home today and can't wait for ...

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