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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…

All change on Ukraine border

As many benefit from and enjoy today's open, free borders throughout mainland…

Down south by the border

The “Sunshine City” of Szeged with its outstanding university, illustrious…

A shop window onto Vienna’s streets

The 40-plus hotels in which The Budapest Times has bedded down in 15 or so…

Absolute power corrupting absolutely

Journalist and author Paul Lendvai lays down his brief for this book: to deal…

International Hospitality Awards® 2017 is to announce the best hotels in Europe

The Gala Awards Ceremony of the International Hospitality Awards® 2017 will take…

Special is the word

Winter is a time for heavier, richer food, and the latest annual “Chef’s winter…

‘Your room is – almost – ready’

Conversion of one of Budapest’s architectural masterpieces, Párisi Udvar, into a…

Insights into the human condition

The Budapest International Documentary Festival will run at Cinema City Aréna…

The saint of singers, songsmiths and showmen

This weighty 510-page oral history manages to be biography, autobiography and…

Death never far in ‘suicide’ squadron

When brave men and women are put to the test in war, heroic deeds follow. World…

The advent of gratitude

Advent is here. Christmas is in sight. The season of goodwill and glad tidings…

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes from farm to fame

David Bowie’s death in January 2016 leaves drummer Woody Woodmansey as the only…

The ruin bar of us all

Budapest’s social scene is dominated by the ruin bars that occupy District VII.…

Invasion of the round buns

If we only consider their shape, they look just the same – bagels and doughnuts.…

Old charmer in a new dress

“People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain…

The new gastronomic heavyweight

In Malta, the name of Marvin Gauci is a synonym for quality cooking. His small…

Magyar Telekom leads field

Based on the measurements of independent consultants P3 Communications,…

Individuality is wonderful, arbitrariness not so much

After many years as a PR- and strategic communications consultant, Erzsébet von…

New Japanese ambassador quickly into action

Japan’s incoming ambassador to Hungary, Sato Kuni, hosted a large reception for…

Lviv and let Lviv

To say the least, lesser known Lviv, albeit and obviously different in ambience…

”The man standing on Platform One . . . ”

Before this volume, author and journalist Simon Jenkins wrote the books ”A Short…

Three contracts signed

As the Hungarian government is working on intensifying the economic relationship…

Building a digital future

T-Systems Magyarország organised the two-day “Symposium” conference for the…

More than a pretty pattern – part of life itself

The colourful, ornamented and floral pattern dominated by a very distinctive…

Jamie jumps the river

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver began his journey to international fame in…

One loved, one hated the Führer

Other people’s lives can be utterly fascinating; biography can outdo the most…

Last but not necessarily least

Once upon a time we struggled manfully – or was it masochistically? – through…