Official denies claim in US that country not pulling weight

Hungary 'still NATO ally'

The United States can continue to count on Hungary, Zoltán Kovács, the state secretary for international communications and relations, has said in response to an opinion piece written by former US…

16 August 2019 - 11:08 AM

'Every Past Is My Past' Photo Exhibition @ Hungarian National Gallery

Black and white days

Three hundred-plus photos from the popular Fortepan digital photo-archives have gone on display at the Hungarian National Gallery in an exhibition called Every Past Is My Past until 25 August.

16 August 2019 - 12:08 PM

Baking school L'École de Grande Pâtisserie

A touch of France

The scent of French baguette, the sight of colourful macarons and the smell of freshly baked croissants – whose mouth doesn't water? Nerella Chauvin-Némethy – affectionately called Neri by her…

16 August 2019 - 01:08 PM

Budapest's very own seaside adds attractions

Fun with or without sun

Lake Lupa, a former mining lake now transformed into a beach and water sports centre, is in its third season and has a wider range of events this summer.

19 July 2019 - 11:07 AM

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