Hotel Puntijar is a family jewel

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 ...

European Capital of Culture in Kaunas also backs Ukraine

In the middle of a cloud, Yoko Ono over Lithuania

Organisers of the European Capital of Culture 2022 event at Kaunas in Lithuania this year have scored a notable coup with the staging of an installation/exhibition by New York-based Japanese-American artist Yoko Ono.

Away from it all in blissful Austrian Alps

For a quick and pleasant getaway from the city, in my family's case from Budapest, we recommend a visit to the Kreischberg ski resort and general mountain area in central Austria.

Travel after the pandemic #24: World Heritage in Bulgaria

Safeguarding nations’ cultural and natural treasures

The idea of a UNESCO World Heritage List was born in 1972 to protect sites of outstanding universal value from the likes of armed conflict, destruction, economic pressures and climate change. Hungary has eight such listings and is slightly outnumbered by Bulgaria, which signed ...

Liszt Ferenc passenger numbers exceed 562,000 in January

Fully 562,635 passengers used Liszt Ferenc International Airport in January, an increase of more than 750 percent from the first month of last year and 60 percent of the pre-pandemic level of 2019, operator Budapest Airport said on Wednesday.