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Memories gain new invincibility

It was probably in 1962 that a 12-year-old suddenly decided to watch Swindon…

Novel brings together people separated by conflict

Georgian writer Guram Odisharia’s novel "President’s Cat" has been translated…

Where the big shots like to shoot

Tucked away in the picturesque village of Etyek in Fejér county just half an…

New course in the Buda hills

Attractively set up in a stylish villa in affluent District II 18 months ago,…

Your host on the coast

Croatia's 1800-kilometre coastline, with its Italianate coastal towns, multiple…

Portrait of a man of extremes

In “Swinging Sixties” London, man-on-the-scene David Litvinoff associated with…

Females on the front lines

In the Great Patriotic War, as the Soviets called World War Two, women too…

Into a really murky world

Detective Chief Inspector Jules Maigret of the Police Judiciaire in Paris can…

Nuance at the Police Judiciaire

Penguin’s paperback reissues of the 75 “Maigret” books come with snappy new…

Investigating the Maigret-a-month case

Armchair sleuths, asked to name a pantheon of the world’s most famous fictional…

From death to denouement

Written in 1954, this is number 45 in the Penguin Classics reissue of the 75…

Indians celebrate 70 years of independence

Members of Hungary’s Indian community celebrated their country’s 71st…

A party for your palate

Krisztián Huszár is the man with the magic cooking spoon. Whatever gastronomic…

Hungary happened

I’m not a great one for making plans. Most of my major life decisions were taken…

Cuisine from on high

Restaurants, just like any business, need to reinvent themselves every now and…

Hello is here to help

Telekom develops Hungarian businesses through knowledge transfer, which is why…

Egypt 65th Anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution

On the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution (1952),…

Trimming the digital divide

Magyar Telekom has delivered the first broadband fixed network in Gödre, a…

Six-year hole filled

Six direct flights to New York and Chicago per week will be launched by LOT…

Sting on tail of world tour

A guitar-driven rock tour by Sting is coming to Budapest in October after…

Eastern European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

What does the future hold for the shared services industry in Eastern Europe?…

Flying flag for ASEAN

The 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast…

Maigret meets the Mob

In book thirty-nine of the Penguin Classics monthly reissues of the 75 “Maigret”…

Pull of home too strong to resist

Mihaly Liszkay returned to Hungary after a 50-year absence and found a project…

Film world sings his praises

Kristof Deak’s film “Sing” won the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film in…

Stars shine brighter together

In the history of the European Union, the Brexit is something so unbelievable…

In defence of Christianity, culture

The European Union must regain its "independence from the empire" of US…

Singing the praises

Needless to say, for those familiar with popular 'sing-a-longs' can figure out…

One for four, four for one

Last month Hungary took over the 12-month presidency of the Visegrád Four, a…

Sun rises on la dolce vita

Trump, Merkel, Trudeau, May, Macron, Abe and Gentiloni have just left town and…

Coasting along

Budapest to Catania, Sicily, is a quick one hour and 45 minutes flying, taking…

Delights deluxe

Luxury (noun): Great comfort, especially as provided by expensive and beautiful…

A family at war

When the Second World War began In September 1939, the six young Jarman sisters…

From the Hawks to The Band

In 1966 Bob Dylan concerts were booed on three continents as devotees berated…

All ship-shape and Bristol fashion

“Location, location, location” is the mantra of the real estate agent, their…

Behind bars with Reg and Ron

Truth can indeed be stranger than fiction, otherwise how to explain two…

Spotlight on a spy

When English author Ian Fleming published his first James Bond novel in 1953, it…

Red stains in the snow

The centenary of the Russian Revolution in 1917 is an apposite time for a fresh…

Something to think about, with Ealy Mays

What I know about art could be written on the back of a postcard. My approach is…

Stages set for summer of art

As the temperature rises in Central Europe, the stages blaze with magnificent…

Exploring the universe

Have you always wanted to know how space travel looks from up close? Or what…

Don’t fence him in

The Sári Villa horse farm is to be found in scenic Fejér county, 25 kilometres…

A fan of straight talk

Péter Szijjártó took over the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in autumn of 2014 and…

The best of bunking down

Creaking, uncomfortable bunk beds in unisex dormitories, loud parties and dirty…

Designs for living

John Fotiadis has been a licensed architect in the United States for 20 years…

Out west in the woods

Visitors looking to explore national parks have plenty to choose from in…

Small pond, getting deeper / Small pond, getting larger

Hungary is a landlocked country, so it’s understandable that restaurants serving…

"It's a dinner party every night“

Tucked away on the ground floor of a luxurious apartment house in the heart of…