“Welcome to the Hotel Kazan-fornian”

Mai Danube Pensiunea awaits your arrival… at any time of year

If you want great adventure and something entirely different, make your way to the Kazan Straits. This is either a 500-kilometre overland trek from Budapest or a 700-kilometre ride on the equally splendid River Danube until end stop Orșova, the Kazan capital, in Romania.

Kazan Straits – the River Danube’s best-kept secret

The Kazan Straits is a wonder and splendour in every sense. I had the great pleasure of exploring the area for three and a half very full days this summer. All I had beforehand were picturesque impressions from various chronicles and very limited tourist ...

Searching for the original Dracula

Should you be in Romania and have an interest in Dracula but wish to avoid the tourism boom of Transylvania with its overly spooky Castle Bran and the flutter of its obvious vampire clichés, especially when at the souvenir shops, there is an alternative ...

Beyond the obvious in Montenegro

Bluest of water, greenest of terrain in land of the “black mountain”

Hungarans love their “inland sea”, and rightly so, but for the real thing – for the tang of salt air and a limitless blue, blue horizon to further excite the senses – there is a world beyond Balaton and it’s necessary to press on ...

Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort, Herceg Novi, Montenegro

A Hungarian welcome in splendid Montenegro

Sensibly, hotels like to promote themselves as a “home away from home” to attract guests. And the Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort in Montenegro has something of a head start when it comes to enticing Hungarians visiting this scenically outstanding country. As a property owned ...

AnadoluJet launches Budapest-Istanbul flight

AnadoluJet, a regional airline owned by Turkish Airlines, will operate direct flights between Budapest and Istanbul three times a week from June, Liszt Ferenc International operator Budapest Airport said on Thursday.