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A short video describing my long desire to visit Europe and live there like a local, and an encounter with a woman from Poland who planted the seed in my mind that if I ever went to Budapest I should go there on New Year’s Eve. I had visited France (where I always thought I could live) and Austria, but was hesitant to go into Hungary, where I knew neither the language nor anyone who could provide some guidance on where to go and how to manage my time there if I went. This story tells how that all worked out for me. My story about the first visit to Hungary — Happy New Year, Budapest–is at this link: