When somebody warns you there are sea urchins in the water.
On the up side, I’ll forget the name of those nasty animals, that’s for sure.
Locatian: island close to Pula, Croatia
Hostel guest: I mean, Canada is almost as big as Europe, so..
Me: What, there’s no way that they are about the same size!
He was right.
Words for POLICE in
German - POLIZEI
Czech - POLICIE
French - POLICE
Slovene - POLICIJA
Italian - POLIZIA
Slovakian - POLÍCIA
Spanish - POLICÍA
Hungarian - RENDŐRSÉG
While Hungarians will push you at the metro station if you are standing in their way, they will always ask you very politely if it’s ok for them to sit next to you on the train.
Things you rediscover when you are back home:
Stores are not open on Sunday.
You cannot go shopping after six.
"That, that.. that must be the price per kilo, right?" when buying 200g of meat.
Unfriendly cashiers are not a Budapest-only phenomenon, something you seem to have idealised while away from home.
Markets are not cheaper than supermarkets
Széchenyi hid, Budapest
Chain bridge, Budapest