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Room with a double view

Dawn is just after 7am and the red ball of the sun rises out of the…

A healthy obsession with evil Harry Lime

Each visit to Vienna turns up new attractions, and we confess that it was only…

Camp follower at long last

“Maybe I’ll go to the game this afternoon,” says a young fellow running a shop…

Breakfast, the Niki Lauda way

Three-time Formula One World Champion and entrepreneur Niki Lauda is a…

Piling on the pressure

Maigret enthusiasts know not to expect a lot of out-and-out excitement in…

Quite a cake

Legend has it that a young apprentice cook named Xaver Loibner created the…

400 hotels in 40 years

NH Hotel Group is a Spanish-based hotel chain headquartered in Madrid. The…

Election 2018 - Projected share of parlt seats with 98.96 pc of votes counted

Hungary's incumbent Fidesz-led alliance appears set for a two-thirds majority in…

The city you thought you knew

Here at The Budapest Times, whenever out and about in the big city lately, we…

Election 2018 - Fidesz secures sweeping victory for third successive term (adds more analysts, opposition comments)

Budapest, April 9 (MTI) - Hungary's incumbent Fidesz-led alliance, based on…

Election 2018 - Election office to start publishing results at 9.30pm

Budapest, April 8 (MTI) - National Election Office (NVI) chief Ilona Palffy has…

Temple of Levantine dining

Baalbek? This is a town on a hilltop in the Bekaa Valley, the most spectacular…

Five alternative sightseeing tours

From Trabant city tours to funicular and flying experiences, there are plenty of…

Art, and fish, draw countries even closer

Five of us are sitting around the table, only a few metres from the river: the…

Brush with fame

It's obvious for those who already know his work: Mihály Munkácsy is the most…

Verbal scrap

BRIT & Echo Award winner Rory Graham (aka Rag’n’Bone Man) will embark on the…

Not only for tourists

There are restaurants in the city that people born and raised here would never…

Bloodhound on the trail

Simenon unleashes a wham-bam opening here that has our head in a spin trying to…

Co-teaching makes program special

English-Hungarian Bilingual Education Program, a forward-looking education…

Celebration centres on ladies

Women were to the fore when Tunisia’s Ambassador to Hungary, Her Excellency…

Looking for a lovely international kindergarten in the heart of Budapest?

When I was a teenager, my Mum had some money saved, so she asked her good…

Inspire, excel, exceed

Record numbers attended the Open Days on 5 and 12 February at Britannica…

High standards, respect for all

The BME International Secondary Grammar School (ISGS), founded in 1992, is one…

Faster, more discreet and more exclusive

An airplane stops in the parking position on the tarmac. A few minutes later, a…

An investigation in reverse

The last time we encountered Detective Chief Inspector Maigret he was run-down…

Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide

The Ambassador of Ireland Mr. Pat Kelly and Ms. Margaret Kilmartin organized the…

Budapest, Győr join Global Greening

St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and March 17, better known as St.…

The most elegant wine event of Central Eastern Europe is moving to the Castle Garden

After 8 years a new venue was found for the VinCE Budapest Wine Show taking…

Wine Production is for Women

Good female professionals are more and more recognized, respected and sought…

Climate change brings sparkling wine revolution for England

French champagne houses are buying land in England as more and more awards are…

Nostalgia... what nostalgia?

If you are expecting the traditional arena-friendly band to deliver their…

Wonder men and woman

The Harlem Globetrotters basketball circus is coming to Hungary this April with…

Magical skates, musical scales

Russian ice-skater Evgeni Plushenko and violinist Edvin Marton combine for an…

Eating, drinking, dancing

The Imperator has little in common with the so-called “scene restaurants” that…

Think: Nordic

The Think:Nordic conference at Corvinus University of Budapest on March 3 will…

Birds of paradise

I dislike the mindlessness induced by social media. I loathe the barrage of…

Double celebration for Kuwait

The State of Kuwait’s Ambassador to Hungary, Dr. Hamad Burhamah, hosted a…

Serious penalties for data breaches

Interview with Dr. Arne Gobert, managing partner of Gobert & Partners legal and…

Self-painted pieces of art

In the beginning the painter is sitting in front of an empty canvas, the writer…

Cheers!

In a previous life, while working with a think-tank in London, a report came…

Over the top with the last man standing

Harry Patch didn’t climb Everest, split the atom, sail solo round the world,…

V4 strengthens Europe: PM

Europe "needs to go back to the drawing board" because it has failed to achieve…

Let the slugfest begin

After President János Áder called the next general election for April 8, parties…

Higher than ever before

Traffic at Liszt Ferenc International Airport grew to a record 13.1 million…

Oscar hat-trick in reach

The American film academy has nominated Ildiko Enyedi's romantic drama “On Body…

Up there with Europe’s best

Outside the Hungarian borders Alexandra Borbély earned much applause for her…

Watching from the wings

This edition in Penguin Random House’s one-a-month reissue of the 75 Maigret…

Enslaved by ISIS

On the cover of her book, Nadia Murad looks at first glance like a normal…