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All well and good

Legend has it that Slovakia’s leading spa complex, the appropriately named Spa…

A rich natural and human environment

In his three years in Japan’s Okinawa Province from 2006, zoologist Zoltán…

Criminally satisfying

This is one of the most intriguing of the 30 or so “Maigret” books that we have…

The brief history of the month (August)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

‘We are the future of Europe’

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has repeated his message that every European country…

Josper is just the job

On this warm summer evening the score or so of tables on the restaurant’s…

"It must have been very interesting in Vienna back then... "

The writer Hermann Bahr hit the nail on the head when he came up with this…

Flag of freedom hoisted

Some 200 members of Hungary’s Indian community and friends of India gathered at…

Ring the changes

Next year's 34th Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix is set to occupy a full week…

Debrecen at the wheel

German car manufacturer BMW is to build a EUR 1 billion-plus factory to make…

Volunteers needed for the Nursery Project

“Service is the rent we pay for living. It is the very purpose of life and not…

Palanok pearl

Although steeped with much Hungarian history and legend, Palanok Castle has…

We meet on Astana Street

The Cities Mayors Forum “Global Silk Road” was held in Astana at the beginning…

More than beer and sausages

Germany gave the world the word schadenfreude, and some parts of the world were…

Common Roots and Historical Ties

Ambassador, Kazakhstan included Hungary in the first round of visa exceptions.…

Astana Rising

Kazakhstan’s capital strives to be among the world’s smartest cities, a hub for…

Beat the heat!

Whether on a stick or in a croissant, whether in the flavours of strawberry,…

16,000 steps to learn love

The Bishops of Passau in Germany, Székesfehérvár in Hungary and Szatmárnémeti in…

Something special in meat

The dream of all carnivores has finally come true! Or at the very least, since…

Memories of Hungary in Algeria

From the street looking into the pub, the many different things hanging on the…

Turkish Cyprus has its delights

Our guide shows us several of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ many…

‘Qualitative leap’ in Moroccan-Hungarian ties

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, Mrs Karima Kabbaj, hosted a reception…

Ridiculous for young athletes to suffer as games hit by politics

Dear Editor, On July 24, 2018, the East Asian Olympic Committees (EAOC) held an…

Budapest’s Zsidai group’s overseas expansion continues in Marbella, Spain

Zsidai Gastronomy Group is a family business that runs 20 restaurants, cafés,…

The story of a book

One of the less obvious tourist sites in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus…

Where impossibilities seem commonplace

Walking down a city street in India one day (it may have been Bombay and it may…

Waliczky explores range of visual perception

New-media artist Tamás Waliczky’s project “Cameras – Imaginary Cameras and Other…

Stronger when we are together: French diplomat

France’s Ambassador-designate to Hungary, Mrs Pascale Andréani, welcomed guests…

Islamophobia ’not major issue in Hungary’

Turkey’s Ambassador to Hungary, Ahmet Akif Oktay, says he is not worried about…

Liszt collection on rare public display

As his fame grew, Franz Liszt received more and more musical scores from hopeful…

Egyptian national day celebrated

The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt held a reception in the Museum of…

Similar story, different adjective

OK, we confess. We are addicted, there is a monkey on our back. Each month now,…

Art through suffering

Just for a few moments, in the series of windowless rooms, there is a real…

Bilateral relationship ‘can be best it has ever, ever been’

Newly arrived United States of America Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein…

Healing amid hardship

Doctor Anna Jakkel, of Kecskemét, has made six visits to Africa on a voluntary…

Soaking up some summer

This year’s longest day fell on June 22 – the date varies slightly each year –…

Crooks and Hungarian folklore

Whether Urban Betyár is a restaurant that includes a museum or a museum with a…

Light snacks on the go

Enjoying food should be the most natural thing in the world but it is a problem…

The brief history of the month (June)

Presenting in one concise package the month's most important and fascinating…

My Budapest

Hardly a week goes by without someone asking me for advice on where to eat and…

Orbán firm on Fortress Hungary

The state has a duty to act against the organisation of illegal migration, a…

Lights, music 3D

Do you find miniature golf a bit bourgeois? Or just something for aging hotel…

Jewish leader denies attack

In reply to a letter by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President Ronald Lauder of…

Jobbik split brewing

The radical nationalist Jobbik party has elected as leader Tamas Sneider, seen…

Honeymoon on bikes

When they left Hungary, they did not know in which direction or how lengthy…

EU concern on education, media

The European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) has made…

Where to wet your whistle

The craft beer trend has also arrived in Hungary. This is proven not only by the…

Szijjártó backs robust EU

Hungary has a vested interest in a strong and successful Europe, Foreign…