Vérmezo: The Blood Field of Budapest

Budapest, like most cities‚ stuck between Germany and Russia, got hit pretty hard by World War Two. Hungary’s role in the conflict is complicated. They sided with Germany at the outset of the war. By 1944, they could see the writing on the wall and attempted to negotiate a peace with the Soviet Union. This wasContinue reading “Vérmezo: The Blood Field of Budapest”

Warsaw’s Tragic History

I’ve been in Warsaw, Poland for a week now. This is my first time visiting and so far I’ve enjoyed what it has to offer. The people are friendly, the city has lots going, a reliable public transportation network and everything here is much cheaper than in other European capitals. For the tourist, Warsaw’s tragicContinue reading “Warsaw’s Tragic History”