The most beautiful national parks in Hungary

The most beautiful national parks in Hungary

Hungary's first national park, the iconic Hortobagy National Park, was established in 1973, however, since 2002 ten different national parks intend to preserve the unique ecological unity that is the characteristic of Hungary for the following generations. The other goal of these establishments - in accordance with the guidelines of the International Union for Conservation of Nature - is to foreshow these amazing natural treasures to the wider public, to make it possible for anyone to... [ read more ]

Top 3 Budapest baths

Top 3 Budapest baths

Not less than 10 of Budapest's spas and thermal baths are open all year long waiting with services of high standard and great variety all those who are looking for some recreation, distraction and a lot of healthy fun. Budapest is one of the world's most famous spa cities and righteously there are lots of high quality spas and pools, lots of Hungarian and foreign visitors come to enjoy the good effects of the Hungarnian waters. If you would like to forget about the worries of life in th... [ read more ]

Hungaricums - Famous Hungarian food and drinks

Hungaricums – Famous Hungarian food and drinks

Every country have some distinctive products that are specific to that country, Hungary is not an exception, there are quite many special products Hungarians are proud to claim for themselves. From art through health to food and drinks there is a wide range of items that belong to the group of hungaricums, all of the highest quality that must be experienced when you visit the country. So here we come with some of the most famous Hungarian foods and drinks, but not all, by any means and th... [ read more ]

Best shopping options in Budapest

Best shopping options in Budapest

Wherever you go in the world, one of the first thing to think about is souvenirs and other things to buy. If you come to Budapest in this time of the year (pre-Christmas, November, December), obviously the first place you should go is the Budapest Christmas Market on the Vorosmarty Square, there you can get gifts and souvenirs of really high quality. But if you come in any other time, you may need a few Budapest shopping option ideas. Whatever you are interested in, from authentic ite... [ read more ]

Top 5 most popular restaurants in Budapest

Top 5 most popular restaurants in Budapest

When you have walked down the Andrassy Avenue, took pictures of the Heroes' Square, have admired the all pieces of art in the Museum of Fine Arts and are through with every - or just some - of the must sees of the city, it is time to head to a good restaurant and eat something special. This short list of the most popular restaurants in Budapest can be great inspiration for any food lover who is or will be in the Hungarian capital. You ca find many wonderful places to eat in the city, but ... [ read more ]

Budapest Christmas Market in 2011

Budapest Christmas Market in 2011

Well there is only 5 weeks left before Christmas and preparations for the winter holidays have already begun all over the world. This means that the iconic European Christmas markets will also open their gates within a few days to provide the ultimate Christmas feeling to all who visit. Budapest hosts one of the most popular Christmas markets in Europe every year, this will by the 13th holiday fair in the Hungarian capital. 143 wooden pavilions await the visitors at the prominent Vorosmar... [ read more ]

The Most Interesting Museums in Budapest

The Most Interesting Museums in Budapest

Budapest is such an amazing city that even saying it sounds like a cliche, however, it is true. Among the must see bridges, buildings, parks and statues, there are also some very special and interesting museums in the Hungarian capital. Larger museums like the National Museum or the House of Terror are amazing, but there are some more hidden gems on the palette of Budapest museums that should be seen by anyone visiting one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. From among these littl... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Lakes in Hungary

Most Beautiful Lakes in Hungary

Though a a large plain with only a few and not too high mountains, Hungary has got it's share of natural wonders - however, as a Hungarian, I might not be completely unbiased so you better check it out for yourself. As a beginning, here are some really beautiful lakes in Hungary, take a look at them and let me know in the comment section which one would you like to visit the most. There are quite a lot of lakes in the country that are perfect for fishing, swimming and even for water spo... [ read more ]

Visitor Tips for Hungary

Visitor Tips for Hungary

Hungary is a relatively small country, but of course, getting around in the country needs some previous planning. Depending on how you want to travel within the country, you might need to know a couple of thing about the country and it's people. You may already know that the official language is Hungarian and the currency is the 'forint' - $1 costs approximately 222 Forints - but that's not enough if you want to have a getaway lacking unpleasant surprises, right? So here are a couple of vis... [ read more ]