Hungary is most renowned for it's Tokaji aszú wine, but as the wine industry of the region probably dates back to the Celts and the country has 22 wine regions, the selection of Hungarian wines is definitely worth a thorough exploration! Here we have a great list of wine events of Autumn 2016.Read more
Reconstruction works have started in the Castle District, which means bus traffic is temporarily limited in the area. But don't panic: from funicular to tuktuk, there are a lot of alternative ways to reach the top of Castle Hill! Here we have collected 8 of them.Read more
Temperatures rising, sunshine becoming again an everyday experience, outdoor terraces being inhabited again: spring has definitely arrived to the Hungarian capital! Check out our tips which help you to make the most out of your visit to the city in the spring season.Read more
Olympic spirit has always been an important part of Hungarian history! Budapest is a candidate city for 2024 Olympic Games, but the capital and also whole Hungary is already on the global map of the sports world.
Each year on Hungary's national holiday on 20th August, a competition to make the Birthday Cake of Hungary is announced by the National Guild of Hungarian Confectioners.
Hungary is well-known for it's magnificent architecture and also for it's rich history – so why not discover both of them and look for one of the many great historic hotels as an accomodation during your stay?
Part of the cultural heritage of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, the international genre of operetta received an unmistakable twist in Hungary and has become a real hungaricum. This light opera was incredibly popular in the Belle Epoque and the following decades, but spectacular performances can still be enjoyed nowadays.
Hungary has no seashores, but even though Hungarians are keen boatmen. So why not combining a ship excursion with sightseeing, or explore Lake Balaton on water? Hungary also has some beautiful old ships, so we can enjoy historic elegance while traveling on vessels. Here we have a selection of ideas for all those who love this kind of vehicle!
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 give us a chance to meet local farmers and craftsmen. List of major gastro festivals here!
Dobos cake, Gerbeaud slice, Esterházy cake... Confectioneries are an important part of culinary traditions in Hungary, and it's not extraordinary to find one which can boast with a centrury-old history, or familiy businesses where several generations continue traditions. Let's check the most renowned classic confetcioneries of Budapest!
Among the many charming cities surrounding the Hungarian capital, it is no question that Szentendre, Visegrád and Esztergom are the most famous, and visited by Hungarian and international tourists. There are more and more visitors who adjust their itinerary and programs to the culinary delights of a region.
Dobos cake, Rigó Jancsi, Esterházy cake… just some of the sweet classics of Hungarian cuisine and compulsory elements of a visit to any of the Hungarian confectioneries. From a romantic love story to 19th century innovation, they all have a story, and are much more than food: they are telling stories and are a piece of history themselves.
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.
Wine was introduced to Hungary by the Romans, and the country was known for its excellent wines until the devastation of World War II and the Communist era. Recently Hungarian wines have had a renaissance and garnering prizes in international competitions.
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.