I have been living in Budapest for decades now, but I wouldn’t dare to say that I know the city. Everyone there seems to know something that I don’t. Simply looking at other people is enough to make me feel that I am just one of many passers-by.
The newcomer, who has spent less than a month in Budapest and is already writing a book about it, may think that our city is an open-and-shut case. He hurries along to the next—to Prague, let’s say, or Cracow—in order to d...
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