I always had a thing for snow, it was the one thing I insisted to see when flying halfway around the world from New Zealand.
As we approached the ski resort, a fairytale-like landscape opened up in front of us with lovely wooden cottages, icy stream and brownish mountains against the backdrop of clear blue sky.
As a non-Christian, Christmas didn't have much of a meaning to me but this time I decided to have it the local way. Turns out it was quite a memorable experience.
Want to know what makes a festive season in Budapest one of a kind? Hop on a Christmas light tram -- the one decked in thousands of twinkle white lights that looked as if it were taken straight out of the fairy tale.