Imagine bathing in a steaming hot, outdoor spa under a dark winter sky or sipping hot red wine in the glow of thousands of twinkling lights from the Christmas market at the Basilica. Imagine enjoying a hearty Hungarian dinner on the banks of the Danube with the historic Castle District lit up majestically in front of you.Read more
It can be hard to get a feel for a holiday location so far away. Here we list a handful of great visual ways to become familiar with Hungary. Take a look at whatever aspects of the country interest you, using a range of free tools, including photo galleries, panoramic images, videos and apps. Get to know Hungary your way!Read more
If you fancy reading up on Hungary as a destination, it can be difficult to know where to start, as there is so much information out there! Here we distil the process into three easy types of info and in a manageable size. Read selected magazine and newspaper articles by professional travel writers, or blogs/travelogues by enlightened visitors who have already been there , done that. We also include a few podcast channels for those who prefer interviews and the spoken word. Learn about Hungary your way!Read more
Hungary has had more than its fair share of great architects though the years, and a stroll through Budapest or any large city here, is like walking through time. It is no surprise then, to see some truly ultra-modern and cutting-edge designs in public buildings. Here we take a virtual look around some of them.
Great Restaurant Day (Torkos Csütörtök) is coming around again on Thursday 19th February! Now is the time to eat and drink to your heart's content (and your stomach's delight!) A great many of Hungary's restaurants will be offering a huge one-day-only 50% discount. It will be well-subscribed, so it will pay to make your reservations well in advance!
Like all countries, Hungary has its fair share of holidays, both secular and relgious. You may experience limited services and many businesses such as banks and post offices, will be shut. It can be difficult to keep track of them, and some even shift from year to year. Here we do our best to pin them down for you!