If there is one particular food item that stands out in Hungary is definitely paprika. Even though the paprika peppers did not originate from Europe, Hungary has really embraced it as their national symbol and an essential spice in the Hungarian kitchen. Its usage is evident in Hungary’s main dishes, however we also tasted some non-paprika items that we thought deserved a try.
From Slovakia we took the train to Budapest, only three hours away. We planned to visit the city on our first day, and enjoy one of the many thermal baths on day two. A perfect plan, as this allowed us to recharge from our busy schedule and many transit days in the weeks prior.
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