Flights returning as propensity to travel on rise: survey
Wings of desire
A Budapest Airport survey in June established that 81% of the respondents plan to fly, with 67% intending to jet off from Budapest this year. The survey was the largest carried out by the airport, with the 17,000-plus respondents saying their three most important ...
A brief introduction to cemetery 'life' in less frequented areas of the city
Cemeteries can be intriguing, even if not too much is said about them. Understandably so, as they require no real explanation other than what's obvious and “final” at these points of no return. But what is clear when our time has come, irrespective of ...
Sustainable travel opportunities in the countryside
Stroking alpacas in a national park, rowing in a canoe or trying a spoonful of honey directly from the beehive – sounds like something new to try, right? These activities are part of the program offered by Ágnes Szabó-Diószeghy and her company Humtour. All ...
Excursion tip: Eger with its castle and minaret
In the Ottomans’ footsteps
The historical city of Eger is characterised not only by its beautiful architecture but its exciting history as well. The northern Hungarian settlement was ruled by the Ottomans for 91 years during the 16th and 17th centuries, and today visitors still like to follow ...
Château Béla in Slovakia, a Heritage Hotel of Europe
Raring to go, heading for the horizon
Three months of coronavirus lockdown is enough to make anyone stir-crazy. We're desperate to get out and about again, to go somewhere, anywhere really. Finally, it is a big relief when the borders reopen. We have a booklet of "Historické Hotely Slovenska, a collection ...
Initiative to safeguard guests during pandemic
Kempinski hotels debut White Glove Service
From luggage cleaning to bespoke face masks, luxury hotel brand Kempinski has unveiled a new "white glove" hygiene strategy to ensure anti-viral stays.
Odessa, sister city of Szeged
Pearl with a cosmopolitan soul
Odessa is the top tourist destination of the Black Sea and the maritime capital of Ukraine. Thanks to its network of seven ports, the city is an international logistic hub.
Travel puts the brakes on but will get back on the rails
Life hits a temporary roadblock
The desire to travel is eternal but today's travel and tourism industries are, for now, in trouble.
A nuts-and-bolts guide to overlooked Kharkiv
Tourism ready to take off in Ukraine’s east
It was a real pleasure to finally visit Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, albeit at a weekend glance. Since this January it has finally become possible to fly there low-cost from Budapest, thus bringing a new wave of travel and tourism to this region in ...