Adriknows - Life in Budapest

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Adriknows - Life in Budapest
Life in Budapest as Adri knows it After 12 years in Hungary, Adri knows how to live and love this crazy country, where hello means goodbye, cowboys wear skirts, and ketchup is for pizza. Fun ideas for life in Budapest.
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Website Reviews » There are 13 reviews on Adriknows - Life in Budapest

Melissa
10:19 AM November 14, 2012

I LOVE this blog. Adri writes in a way that makes me feel like I'm actually living in Budapest, exploring the unbeaten paths, navigating the latest trends, juggling a hectic bicultural family life. I appreciate how she caters to those who are actually living in (or traveling to) Budapest by offering coupon codes, discounts, and other gems. Adriknows is like the Lonely Planet-Budapest travel book, Working Mother magazine, Family Fun magazine, and Travel & Leisure magazine all rolled into one!

George T
11:23 AM November 27, 2012

I wish we had one of her in Prague... :-)

Colleen
11:50 AM November 27, 2012

Adri definitely knows! I rely on Adri's advice for local food, shopping and off-the-beaten path suggestions. As an expat who only speaks English, her blog and advice is invaluable to me. Sometimes this country feels impossible to navigate but Adri definitely makes it easier.

David R Wellens
13:51 PM November 27, 2012

The energy in Adri's blogs are only matched by the energy with which she lives. Her writing is interesting and even, dare I say it, exciting! She doesn't wander around Budapest, she lives as fully as one possibly can and then shares the experiences she lives with all of us. Budapest is truly blessed!

Andrea
17:23 PM November 29, 2012

As a Hungarian expat living abroad I keep coming back to Adri's blog whenever I feel homesick a bit. It's interesting to see the country I haven't lived in for so many years through fresh eyes.

Elja
10:25 AM December 10, 2012

Adrie really DOES know Budapest/Hungary. She has a ton of experience, not just from living there and living with/like a local :) but also from having worked as a reporter for an English language magazine focused on people wanting to get to know Budapest. I love reading what she shares. She is a great guide, a wonderful writer and shares so much valuable information for both visitors and expats!

Dorothy
10:30 AM December 10, 2012

Love Adriknows. Lots of useful information and I really enjoy reading about her experiences living in Hungary.

Zoltan
10:47 AM December 10, 2012

Adriknows is the first choice I recommend to anyone who'd like to know what's really going on in the city. It is fun, with tons of cool stories and information. This blog is definitely a gem for expats.

Krisztina
12:46 PM December 10, 2012

I totally love Adri knows. Adri writes about the Hungarian reality from a special angle, building from real experience, the result is really refreshing and surprising -- for a Hungarian as well! I am embarrassed to say *Adri knows* MUCH more about all the things going on in Hungary than me (a local)... thanks for making me explore my own country through expact glasses!

Cabby
12:54 PM December 10, 2012

Love this blog! Love reading about this great city - whether just info about Budapest or Hungary or advice on food or suggestions on where to find something - it's all great. Thanks Adri for keeping us expats informed!

Jeroen Van Renesse
15:55 PM December 10, 2012

I have met and worked with Adri a number of years in the Netherlands. And I've come to know her as a very pleasant, modest, interested, and wise lady with the right amount of self-relativism, who knows what she is talking about without overdoing it. In short, the colleague of your dreams. The reason I like to read her blogs about Budapest, although I've never been there and I'm not going to in the near future, is the fact that all her characteristics come back in her stories. 5 stars.

Pamela VO
16:34 PM December 10, 2012

I love reading Adriknows because she really knows! She writes interesting travel, fashion, culture and historical articles. Only being to Budapest once, it makes me want to return each time I read one. Love that she personalized her blog with her family so you get different family perspectives. It's always a fun read and I love the links she puts it. Thanks Adri!

Marina
14:20 PM December 11, 2012

Adri really knows all about living in Budapest. I'm an avid follower of her blog which brings to life all that Budapest has to offer, plus more...

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