Novel brings together people separated by conflict

Georgian writer Guram Odisharia’s novel "President’s Cat" has been translated into an impressive 20 languages, including English and Hungarian. The protagonist of the book, Mikheil Bgazhba, actually…

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Reiters Supreme Hotel and Reiters Finest Family Hotel, Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria

One man and his harmonious world

Like every guest in this hotel, Karl J. Reiter is strictly forbidden from bringing children. He has three little ones at home but there are no exceptions to this cast-iron rule, not even if you were…

18 September 2017 - 12:09 PM

Sophie & Ben Garden in District II

Oasis on edge of the city

Though temperatures are dropping, the city centre remains a desert of asphalt and concrete. The weather is still good enough to leave downtown behind and go for a short hike to Hűvösvölgy in District…

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Dutch backpedal from Szijjarto anger after diplomat stings Hungary

Attacking windmills

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders had told his Hungarian counterpart, Peter Szijjarto, by phone that criticism by outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Hungary Gajus Scheltema in an interview does not…

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