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
The program is shaping up for the 7 days celebration of music and arts, also known as Sziget. The proud winner of the best line-up category at the recent European Festival Awards has added 14 new acts to the confirmed list of the 2016 edition, including Muse, The Last Shadow Puppets, David Guetta, The Lumineers and many more.
Great Restaurant Day (Torkos Csütörtök) was held again on Thursday 11th of 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 offer a huge one-day-only 50% discount. It is usually well-subscribed, so it will pay to make your reservations well in advance!
Events calendar of Budapest is absolutely full of exciting programmes throughout the year: no wonder the Hungarian Capital is the City of Festivals! In the second part of our list, we collected the most remarkable festivals in the second half of 2016!
Sziget 2016 is definitely one of the main highlights ot the year, but a great selection of festivals guarantee that we won't lack great parties throughout th ewhole summer. If you think that the best way to spend this season is to wander from festival to festival, with your tent and your friends, then this list is an absolute must. Festival Calendar of 2016 in Hungary!
From gourmet festivals to cultural events, the Hungarian capital offers from one year to another an ever growing number of must-try programmes. These give a great possibility to mingle with locals and explore a certain area of Hungarian culture. Check out our list – because the great number of programmes, far from complete! – of the highlights of 2016 in Budapest!
2016 is The Year of Gastro Adventures in Hungary, an initiative of Hungarian Tourism Ltd. Throughout Hungary several events & programmes offer a great possibility to taste local, traditional and also international culinary delicacies, and also a chance to meet local farmers and craftsmen. List of major gastro festivals here!
When it comes to Hungarian wines, it's Tokaji that pops up in most heads first. However there is so much more to be discovered. Here's our crash course in the delicious Hungarian nectars.
Eating cake is pleasant. Riding your bike is superb. Doing them together? Absolutely cool! And this is exactly what Budapest Cake Tour (BCT) is encouraging us to do: delicious confectionery of six new-wave confectioners of Budapest to be tasted, and cycling from one to another.
Names of the 20 chefs participating on Bocuse d'Or Budapest were announced! The 5 hours and 35 minutes long culinary encounter will be held on 10 and 11 May at Sirha Budapest.
Budapest has a well-developed public transportation system, with a network of a great number of routes of trams, buses, trolleys, undergrounds and sub-urban railway lines. Maps, schedule, and other important info here.
To understand Hungarian cuisine, we have to take a peek into the past. Today's Hungarian cuisine is a synthesis of ancient Asiatic components mixed with Germanic, Italian, and Slavic elements. The food of Hungary can be considered a melting pot of the continent, with its own original cuisine from the Magyar people.
Budapest is a city of full of surprises and wonder, with its lively centre, pretty parks, majestic river, tall church spires and lavish spas. One of the most exciting cities in the world, Budapest is full of secrets to uncover, hidden spots to explore and old favourites to revisit. This is the city where being bored is not an option.