So you can order a pizza of 55cm diameter in Budapest. Well, the good part is, you can order in four different quarters of four different pizzas. So clockwise from the top, is Four Cheeses, Hawaiian, Hungarian and Salami & Eggs. That’s Zannnie beside the pizza, it’s funny seeing her collecting the pizza as it was so so huge!
Mikszáth was born in Szklabonya into a family of the lesser nobility. He studied Law at the University of Budapest from 1866 to 1869, although he did not apply for any exam, and became involved in journalism, writing for many Hungarian newspapers including the Pesti Hírlap.
His early short stories were based on the lives of peasants and artisans, and had little appeal. However, they demonstrated his skill in crafting humorous anecdotes, which would be developed in his later, more popular works. Many of his novels contained social commentary and satire, and towards the end of his life they became increasingly critical of the aristocracy and the he believed the latter placed on Hungarian society. (wikipedia)
The square named after him is located in the VIIIth district of Budapest.
A traditional house in the downtown of Budapest has two `yards` like this. One was used by the landlords and the other one by the servants. This building is on the Fo utca (Ist district) in Buda.
Lauder is the most famous Jewish community school in Hungary. It was established by the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation in order to marking the return of a Jewish presence in Central Europe.