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.
Wizz Air suspends Ukraine flights
Hungarian-owned low-cost airline Wizz Air is suspending its flights to and from Ukraine, the company said on Thursday.
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.
BKK launches new Budapest transport app
BudapestGO is the capital city's new travel app for everything from purchasing season tickets to finding out current traffic information, Samu Balogh, the mayor's chief of staff, told a press conference on Monday.
Coronavirus – Hungarians who got Western boosters allowed entry into all EU countries
Hungarians who have received a coronavirus booster vaccine approved by the European Union even after originally being administered an Eastern jab will be allowed entry into all EU countries, an MEP of the Socialist-Parbeszed alliance said on Wednesday, citing the bloc's justice commissioner.
My splendid but troubled return to Ukraine
What’s up Mr. Putin’s sleeve this time?
2022 so far has been more of a game of poker rather than chess for President Putin, a man who has always had many tricks up his sleeve, played out at random to ultimately achieve his main desire – to gain further concessions and ...
Novi Sad / Нови Сад
A city with two alphabetical identities
Novi Sad, known as Újvidék in Hungarian, is a vibrant city 300 kilometres south by road, river, rail and bicycle lane from Budapest. It's located in the central heart of Voyvodina, a flat, agricultural province in northern Serbia and 75kilometres from Belgrade. For where ...
Hundreds of artists in opening ceremony
Year of culture under way at Novi Sad
Novi Sad’s opening ceremony on January 13 for its year as a European Capital of Culture marked a historic moment for the city on the Danube that is the capital of the Voyvodina region in northern Serbia. The country’s second city, 300 kilometres south ...
Hungarian palaces, castles draw record number of visitors
Visitor numbers at Hungarian palaces and castles came close to 315,000 last year, a new record, Tamas Glazer, who heads the National Heritage Protection and Development Nonprofit (NOF), told MTI on Friday.