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I did something a bit crazy this weekend and now writing this blog I am absolutely exhausted and in complete recovery mode but at the same time I wouldn’t change my weekend for the world. So what did I do? Well as many of you know I turned 30 this year and as many of you also know I love travelling and seeing other countries so I decided to combine these two parts of my life by completing the challenge of having been to 30 countries in 30 years… This weekend I finished that task by visiting 3 countries in 3 days! Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland.

To visit these countries over a weekend meant a few long train journeys (including an overnight train) and lots of running around to try and see everything in the limited amount of time I was there. Considering I didn’t even change time zones I have developed a deep respect for the managers I’ve had over the years that have darted all over the world in a matter of days – no wonder they need an assistant!

Anyway, my trip was a lot to pack in but I thoroughly enjoyed myself and here are a few recommendations of things to do and see if you ever decide to visit Central Eastern Europe

Budapest: Hungary

1. Mátyás Church

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2. Parlamentnek (Parliament building)

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3. Zsinagóga (Great Synagogue)

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4. Szabadság Hid (Liberty Bridge)

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5. The beautiful Danube

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Prague: Czech Republic

1.  St Vitus’s Cathedral

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2. Charles Bridge

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3. Old Town Hall

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4. Food and drink

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5. Shopping!

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Krakow: Poland

While I was in Krakow I visited the Auschwitz and Birkenau Museum which represents the most horrific elements of the Holocaust. I recommend everyone visits the site once in their lives so that we never forget the horrors brought to so many innocent people.

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