Titanic Exhibition

Submerged in the Arctic Ocean

The Titanic is the most famous ship in the whole world. Since 1997, when the eponymous film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet came out, everybody claims to know the story of the tragic…

16 November 2017 - 12:11 PM

Andalusian Fiesta in the Hungarian arsenal

Dancing Horses fill the Arena in Budapest

After a fantastic performance of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna almost exactly a year ago, Papp László Budapest Sportaréna hosts a world-class equestrian show again. On the 2nd and 3rd of…

17 November 2017 - 01:11 PM

In-Person Meetings with Business Schools: 4 Reasons Why You Should Participate

Top international business schools meet One-to-One with aspiring business, management, and finance professionals in Budapest on 9th and 10th December.

17 November 2017 - 01:11 PM

“High time” to become good neighbours

Turkish Cypriots celebrate

The North Cyprus Turkish Representative Office in Budapest has celebrated the 34th anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Selda Çimen, the Representative at the…

21 November 2017 - 10:11 AM

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Diplomatic fair for charity

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A cut above most of the rest

“The Cutting Edge. The Story of the Beatles’ Hairdresser Who Defined an Era” by Leslie Cavendish (published by Alma Books and Fox & Crow Books)

Hundreds of books have been written about The Beatles, including a number by…

Meditation between two courses

Madal Food in District V

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Feasting in the castle shadows

Anonymus Bar&More in District XIV

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Respect and enjoy but keep your distance

A delicate balance is needed for bears and humans to co-exist

Bears are the largest predatory mammals in Europe. Worldwide there are eight…

Slaughter in the streets

“Maigret Sets a Trap” by Georges Simenon (published by Penguin Classics)

Paris has been living in the shadow of fear for six months. Five women out on…

Retro isn't moving on any time soon

What-was-then can suddenly become in vogue again

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” so the saying goes. Well yes, this…

Dream your way out of this one

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Clara at the Corso

InterContinental® Budapest’s Christmas and New Year offering

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A matter of meaning

“Maigret and the Headless Corpse” by Georges Simenon (published by Penguin Classics)

An alarm bell went off in our mind when we reached page 79 of Belgian author…

Even Maigret can’t win them all

"Maigret's Failure” by Georges Simenon (published by Penguin Classics)

Simenon, writing this book in the mid-1950s, quickly and expertly sets his scene…

On course for India

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India has skills and India wants to share its skills with the world. One way it…

Timeless elegance

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Feast from the East

Buddha-Bar Budapest Sunday Brunch

The city’s only Pan-Asian Sunday Brunch returned at Buddha-Bar Budapest on…

Turkish ambassador leaving to retire

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Turkish ambassador leaving to retire

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Shot seen round the world

World Press Photo 2017 exhibition

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Death by ideology, courtesy ‘Uncle Joe’

“Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine” by Anne Applebaum (Published by Allen Lane)

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Czech National Day

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Everything’s going to be fine

Martin Day Wine Festival in Hotel Gellért

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Make mine Miskolc

Steel city steps out of its past and on to modern stage

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The memory lingers on

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“Those charming deviationists . . . ”

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A time for timeless heroism

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Minister opens new British embassy

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Crowning glory

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Disputed Taiwan stands tall

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The torture of illicit passion

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