SUGAR! Literally.

With nothing better to consume my time at this moment, I figured I’d just blog about a few random things. First of all, I’d like to say that getting a resident visa here in Hungary is considerably more frustrating than I thought it would be — hopefully, with a new stack of papers, they’ll actually let me get one tomorrow morning. But we won’t go into the five times I’ve been to that office and accomplished nothing. Nah.

Anyway, I decided that I really wanted to share a cool little place in Budapest that I found. Seriously, it’s pretty sweet. Pun intended.

It’s called SUGAR!, and it’s by far the most interesting candy shop I’ve ever been inside. All photographs courtesy of the SUGAR! website, which I strongly suggest that you check out. At the top right corner of the page is an option for viewing the site in English. http://www.sugarshop.hu/index.html

This place doesn’t joke around. The urinals are shaped like JawBreakers, man! Lollipops the size of your head, an entire wall of color-coordinated Jelly Belly jelly beans, and bin after bin of other delightful goodies put my brain into overdrive the moment I stepped into the store.

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With unique desserts and specially made confections, it’s no wonder that Christina Aguilera ordered her cakes from SUGAR! when she was in Budapest!

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Despite the seemingly pricey side of everything here, I found that it wasn’t too unbearable. Can’t say I’ll be going there  every week, but I was able to get a small bag of gumicukor, kind of like Twizzlers, for around $1. The jelly beans were too expensive, unfortunately, but there are other things I can get there, so I’ll be back at some point to try some other new stuff!

Anyway, I highly encourage you to go to the website just to look at all the awesome stuff. Seriously, do it. It’s great.

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