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
From time to time, Hungary is mentioned in the press and online. Here's our ongoing list of links to web articles about Hungary: Recent stories: "Pest Side Story" and Minube ranks Budapest in its prestige list of "50 cities to see in your lifetime."Read more
"Look, up in the sky. Is it a bird? No it's a plane." And not very high in the sky either. This weekend, 4th and 5th of July 2015, a flock of small racing planes will take turns roaring around an aerial racetrack over the Danube, right in front of the Parliament building. The races, part of a globe-trotting series organized by the Red Bull drinks firm, will be interspersed with airshow displays for a festival atmosphere.
Leave the concrete jungle behind and head out into country for a different view of Hungary! For one thing, Budapest does become a little hot for some in the height of summer and greener areas and areas at different elevations, just a few degrees cooler, can be a refreshing change.You normally don't have to travel very far either.
Hungary is great for shopping. Although all parts of the verdant country produce great quality goods and foodstuffs, of course Budapest, as the vibrant cultural capital and by far the largest city, is the place to go. It is easy to find that special item you won't find elsewhere!