Elefsina, Greece: European Capital of Culture 2023
Ancient mysteries shaping modern lives
This year’s three European Capitals of Culture are Hungary’s own Veszprém-Balaton, Timisoara over the border in Romania and the Greek seaside town of Elefsina, the latter being the smallest and oldest in the history of the program since it began in 1985, coincidentally just ...
Border control lifted on Hungary-Croatia border
Border control was lifted at 15 border crossings between Hungary and Croatia at midnight on January 1, as Croatia joined the Schengen Area.
Timișoara a fine site for European Capital of Culture 2023
After waiting a dozen years to be a European Capital of Culture again, following Pécs’ year in the spotlight in 2010, Hungarians will almost be getting a double dose in 2023, with not only Veszprém-Balaton taking the honours but also Timișoara, just a short ...
Budapest Airport cuts 2023 passenger forecast by 2 million
Liszt Ferenc International operator Budapest Airport on Thursday said it cut its forecast for passenger numbers next year by 2 million because of a windfall profit tax on airlines, high inflation and an economic slowdown.
Hungarian tourists allowed entry into Turkey with IDs
Turkey has allowed Hungarian citizens to enter the country with their IDs, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Thursday.
China Eastern Airlines to relaunch Budapest-Shanghai service
China Eastern Airlines will relaunch its Budapest-Shanghai service on November 11, the Hungarian foreign minister said on Saturday.
Budapest spas plan no closures despite high energy prices
Budapest spa company BGYH plans no closures in spite of high energy prices, tourism portal Turizmus.com said on Tuesday.
Hotel Lone, Rovinj, Croatia
Welcome to that ‘wow’ feeling
“Dobrodošli Christopher Osterberg“– Welcome Christopher Osterberg – says the message on the wall-mounted television, with the words superimposed over a beautiful colour photo of the classic Mediterranean coastal town of Rovinj, its close streets dominated by the spire of the 18th-century Church of Saint ...
Hotel Puntijar preserves culinary past in artistic atmosphere
For a quick getaway from Budapest, I recommend a long consummate weekend at the Hotel Puntijar. This delightful and unique family-run locale on the outskirts of Zagreb is a top-end hotel within the hilly and leafy green climes of residential area Gracani. A four-hour ...
Air Serbia makes emergency landing at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc airport
An Air Serbia flight from Vienna to Belgrade on Friday made an emergency landing at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc International Airport after the detection of a technical fault, Budapest Airport said.