Golden Royal Boutique Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Kosice
... not know exactly how many young educated people have left Hungary to work overseas.
How interesting is that.The British government doesn't know either!
* Even though we miss out on Sarospatak, if you are passing this way, it does seem to merit a visit.
*We have supper at the only restaurant in the village. It tastes surprisingly good.
... with the winery owner that we bought wine from last night. His cellar was just up the hill where we'd gone for a walk last night. As we entered, there was a noticeable cooling of the temperature and the walls were covered with a layer of mold at least 3 cm thick. It was only about 8 degrees in the cellar and it was lovely with candles and a great tasting table already set up for us. We had an incredibly special tasting of 12 wines, including both sweet and dry Furmint, Szamorodni, ...
... our destination of Tolscva, a village neat the town of Tokaj and in the Tokaj growing region. We're staying with my younger cousin Balázs' girlfriend Eva, who owns a guesthouse there. Also staying us my Uncle Isti and Aunt Bobi; my cousin Zsolt, his wife Fruzsi and his son Oliver; my cousin Balázs, his daughter Lulu and his girlfriend Eva. We filled the entire guesthouse! After we all got settled, we played with the kids, introduced Jim ...
... incredible amounts of Vodka and another lunch. Steve truly fell in love with 77 year old John, evidenced by the pictures that follow.
Maria Vasil then took us on a short drive to Bester and the Church of The Horvath Family. To say it was moving would be a gross understatement. The emotions felt were totally overwhelming to Steve. And to myself as these are also our Childen's roots and the Horvath Family has been a part of me for 43 years.
Exhausted, emotionally ...
... I hate doing that, and because we knew that the train to Prague would take us through the high Tatras, a beautiful mountain range.
What we found in Kosice, after a ride through the obligatory Russian built apartment buildings and a pretty much non descript outer city, was a small, beautiful old European core, maybe a few decades behind, acid washed jeans and the word "disco" were everywhere you turned, but vibrant and friendly. There ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking