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A sharing of nice food, restaurants and all good eateries.

Important Places for Kecskemet Kodaly Institute Students Part 1

Singaporean’s national hobby is having good food so apologies in advance if the following blog post shows this predilection… Below are pictures that show the way to an excellent Italian restaurant known as Cezar (Caesar) Restaurant. Along the way, there are many other things that any foreigner living or studying in Kecskemét should take note of for one’s convenience and daily living. It must be noted that this series of posts takes reference from the Kodaly Institute since that is where we study, live & play. Here goes: Kodaly Institute, the Best Pedagogical Institute in the World (Sorry for the shameless promotion of my alma mater, I do that a lot…). Leave the Kodaly Institute & turn left. Vincent’s, the Best Cake in Town Turn right at the corner, keeping church on your left. Vincent’s is just a few steps away (on your right). This is one of the most important places for Kodaly Institute students… because Vincent’s has some of the best pastries & sweets (desserts) in town. Most cakes costs c.a. 500HUF. Drinks …

Flying with Babies for First Time Parents

Flying on Lufthansa’s B747-400 with 14-month old baby Athena for the first time is quite an experience. For starters, taking off involves using the following cool contraption. YES, there is actually a safety seatbelt for babies on planes (this is for all you first-time parents out there).  How does it work? Essentially, it enables you to seat the baby on one’s lap. See the middle loop there? Thread your own adult seatbelt through the loop, and belt up baby and yourself. The Lufthansa people will offer this before take-off. Worried about pressure changes resulting in blocked ears for babies? Would advise that you start feeding the baby as the plane is moving onto the runway and/or approaching the destination. Apart from clearing blocked ears, the comfort afforded by drinking or eating milk/food is added assurance for those easily disturbed by machine sounds. Baby Athena cries from hearing vacuum cleaners, but it was a wonder she wasn’t bothered by airplane engines and slept through most of our 11hr-long flight from Singapore to Frankfurt! If you don’t …