Show me Hungary!

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!
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Tell me all about Hungary!

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!
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Concerts, parties and events

Browse our compilation of the best upcoming events! Here you will find a brief and factual list of parties, concerts, and festivals in date order, with links to more information and online ticket services where possible. Get inspired about Hungary's most exciting events and classiest concerts in 2014. Get ready to have fun!
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Explore the regions of Hungary
Hungary The Puszta and Lake Tisza Eger-Tokaj Wine Region Budapest and Surroundings Balaton Pannonia

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Hungary's brand image film wins an award in Cannes!

The Hungarian Tourist board and the State Opera House were among the winners at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2014, a prestigious gala ceremony honouring achievements in corporate audiovisual productions. Watch the recent Tourist Board campaign film "Hungary, more than expected" and find out more about how it won a silver Dolphin award!

Laszló Biró, inventor of the ball-point pen (or Biro)

Did you know that the ball-point pen, commonly known as a biro, was invented by a Hungarian? A journalist from Budapest named László Bíró. Even if you have heard this before, you may be surprised to read some of the details of the background and development of this everyday icon.

Walk the blue route

The E4 trans-European walking route cuts right across Hungary, and unlike some of its neighbours, Hungary is meticulous about signposting, so even if the tricky Hungarian Language is an insurmountable maze of grammar, you will not need it to follow the colour-coded sign on trees and markers. Here it is known as the National Blue Route and is denoted by a horizontal blue stripe on a white background.
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