Be it that you live in a country which has recently proclaimed to follow a or be it that you live in the social graveyard that is Germany: no matter how you look at it, the grass always seems greener on the other side.
This washed-out saying turns into bright reality once you start traveling.
The admiral’s eyebrowse rose and much to my suprise he now stepped out of his character completely.
Speaking to me as if I was a local he complained how all the restaurants on Heroes Square would serve small portions at high prices which he found “unfair”; he advised me to go back to the center and recommended three restaurants.
The unique blend of Eastern Bloc heritage and Western European heritage makes Budapest an attraction in itself as the city combines the best of both worlds: A high quality of living and a weak amount of Western nonsense go along with a degree of openness and friendliness in people that you will not find in the bordering slavic states.