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Czech National Day

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Hungary, Juraj Chmiel, hosted a…

Everything’s going to be fine

Bocuse d'Or special prize winner Tamás Széll will introduce the mysteries of…

Make mine Miskolc

Although Miskolc is the Borsod-Absúj-Zemplén county capital and regional centre…

The memory lingers on

As the centenary of Trianon looms, Bratislava remains a potent symbol to…

“Those charming deviationists . . . ”

In the early 1960s an explosion of youthful musical talent shook Britain, with…

A hat-trick plus one

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest was named Hungary’s Leading Hotel at the World…

A time for timeless heroism

Heroes push us to excel. Their will, courage and sacrifice can bring out the…

Minister opens new British embassy

Britain’s Minister for Europe, Sir Alan Duncan, has officially opened his…

Crowning glory

A palace is a palace and a hotel is a hotel, we say, and a hotel that calls…

Urban sophistication, business acumen

Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul, located in the heart of the city’s contemporary…

Disputed Taiwan stands tall

Representative Andrew Y. Chang of the Republic of China (Taiwan) hosted a…

The torture of illicit passion

This is the story of a man taking a journey into his mind to discover who he is…

What to expect from the new European Capital of Culture: Valletta 2018

Valletta is preparing to enter the world stage for culture in 2018; read the…

A bemused look at bloodshed

First published in Britain in 1948, the author's experiences as an ambulance…

Initial impressions: v. good

The marketing lady at our hotel has emailed us to say that when we arrive she…

This charming man

Manchester, summer 1968, finds little Johnny Maher, almost five years old,…

“Alluring India 2017” fashion show

India’s celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the country’s independence…

Saris on the catwalk

India’s celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the country’s independence…

Croatia’s garden of earthly delights

Eden would seem to be a fair enough name for a hotel surrounded by a…

10 tips to living to a 100

Look up “Life expectancy” on Google and this is what you might come up with, as…

Any excuse for a party . . .

“Willkommen zum Oktoberfest” read the sign at InterContinental Budapest on…

God, gold and goodness

“Chariots of Fire” won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Picture, putting…

Hitting the spot

Where has the summer gone? Is it my imagination or is time flying by ever so…

Casting the net wider

The Budaörsi Halpiac (Budaörs Fish Market) is serving an increasing demand for…

Indonesia celebrates 72nd Independence Day

With some 13,000-plus islands holding a multi-ethnic population of about 240…

Ukraine commemorates independence

Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day in the Museum of Military History in the…

Stuntman stands tall in the saddle

Mount, dismount, stand up, jump up, fall down – all at speed. These are only…

Gold on the silver screen

Legendary Hungarian director Karoly Makk has died at the age of 91, the…

Help amidst heartbreak

This orphanage and children’s home, built in 1995, is in Nagydobrony, as known…

Coming Soon: SZEMREVALÓ/SEHENSWERT/EYEFUL

This year’s SZEMREVALÓ /SEHENSWERT/EYEFUL Film Festival will take place from…

Industrial powerhouse Taipei sends mission

A multi-industry trade mission from Taiwan will visit Hungary on September 22.…

LMP expands to six

Marta Demeter, who earlier quit the parliamentary group of the opposition…

Attacking windmills

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders had told his Hungarian counterpart, Peter…

Oasis on edge of the city

Though temperatures are dropping, the city centre remains a desert of asphalt…

Turning on the knowledge machine

In the next couple of years we will see our working environment totally change,…

One man and his harmonious world

Like every guest in this hotel, Karl J. Reiter is strictly forbidden from…

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…