Budapest’s literary wonderland is a book worm’s dream—a place to curl up with a book in aristocratic splendor.
Katie Nadworny is an Istanbul-based writer who specializes in travel, art, and the intersection of politics and culture, especially in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. She is a contributor to Cornucopia Magazine, a bi-annual glossy for connoisseurs of Turkey, and her work has appeared in National Geographic, The Independent, and BBC Travel, among other places.
The legendary city straddling two continents is the world’s second largest for tango. As the deadly virus descended on the city, dancers gathered for one final heated embrace.
It’s one of the last wild mountain ranges in Europe, its isolation creating the feeling that this is a place removed from time. But that may all soon disappear.