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
As Valentine's day approaches, we take a look at great "couples" things to do and see. Find out why Hungary is THE place for a romantic getaway with your beloved.
A famous photo, (below) taken two years ago at the Széchenyi Thermal Baths in Budapest, Hungary by a visiting Singaporean photographer was the winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photo contest in the "places" category. Hungary Tourism tracked down tour guide Nagy Gábor, who aided photographer Triston Yeo and his photography tour group and explained how it came to be taken (and among other things, why they ended up lying on an icy Lake Balaton in the small hours.)
Hungary is famous for its cuisine and is resultantly full of restaurants, but where are those special places, the greats that stand out among the good? Which restaurants are accepted as excellent, and which newcomers are gaining in reputation? We look at where to be seen in the coming year.