The local bookstore with a Global Conscience

Fiction, non-fiction, environment, poetry, history, mystery, biography, travel guides, children, young adult... and much, much more!

Wide selection of quality second-hand English paperbacks at reasonable prices. The most "dangerous" street in Budapest: good books and gourmet food

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Vegetarian/Organic Restaurants in Budapest and the rest of Hungary

please note: I compiled this info a couple years ago, and things may have changed. Please call or check on the interenet first to confirm their open hours.If they do not have organic Fair Trade coffee and tea - please point them to Treehugger Dan's!Read more »

Smoked husband - without the bone

Tired of the same old-same old for Easter dinner? Not only can you get  horse sausage and Mangalica at Tomi the Butcher's at Hunyadi ter Market,  but you can also get "fustolt ferj - csont nelkuli!" (smoked husband - without the bone) for just 499/kg!smoked husband

Plush toy bunny rabbits

Someone has been leaving plush toy bunny rabbits around Mecset u. in Buda. They have been spotted last night under the wheels of a BMW, and by a parking meter. If you are not in search of bunnies in Buda, there is still the tomb and rose garden of Gul Babab, a Turkish poet and mystic, at the end of the street with a lovely view. A good place to get some fresh air, walk your dog, or just see one of the only remnants of Turkish occupation left in Hungary. This tomb is the northernmost place of pilgrimage for Muslims. Gul Baba is credted with introducing roses to the country.

BUDSUCS

I was feeling miserable with flu, like shit put in a microwave, but since I had already reserved a table with friends, I christiandecided to tough it out and go to BUDSUCS' Stand-up comedy night. Read more »

Manufacturing for life

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
By William McDonough and Michael Braungart
Published by the North Point Press, 193 pages

By focusing on design, Cradle to Cradle attempts to steer environmental debate about end-of-pipe solutions into a constructive re-conceptualisation of the way we think about the environment – largely by focusing on manmade products and their often destructive interaction with ecosystems.
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Welcome to Treehugger Dan's Positive Blog

It is far too easy to complain about the state of things in Hungary, and far too many blogs and sites focus on the negative. This blog will concentrate on positive stories, book reviews, and environmental/social justice information relevant to the expat community in Hungary, and particularly those that frequent Treehugger Dan's Bookstore Cafe.