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Masters at work

And so, Penguin Books has reached number 70 in its ambitious reissue of the 75…

Car rally symbolises unity

For its sixth edition, Europ'Raid, the first raid adventure in Europe, will…

One woman, five men in a Simenon sextet

It's fair to say that Georges Simenon was obsessed with sex. As his son John…

Adding some Scottish to the mix

French philosopher Voltaire is reputed to have said "We look to Scotland for all…

Italian to the very core

Robbie Williams, Mick Jagger and Gérard Depardieu – they have all visited. We…

Just like in Grandma’s kitchen

Located in the heart of the Castle District, the Pest-Buda Bistro is a top…

Fun with or without sun

Lake Lupa, a former mining lake now transformed into a beach and water sports…

Coins, culture on show

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the launching of Chinese-Hungarian…

Hot music, global warming

There will be nine headliners in seven days on the Big Stage (Nagyszínpad) with…

Bursting out of NY subway

Lucky Chops has been unleashing high-energy brassy funk on the world since…

'I am not his widow; I am his envoy'

After the death of her husband, Zsolt Erőss, in May 2013, Hilda Sterczer…

Life in a slower lane

If you like to look back to your younger years or if you would like to see…

Shoulder to shoulder to win

Gergely Karácsony, the Budapest mayoral candidate of the Socialist-Párbeszéd…

The brief history of the month (July, 2019.)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

Discovering highlights of the Valletta Trail

With its wealth of gold-stone architecture, magnificent 16th-century…

Death or 'dishonour'

A sense of dread permeates German writer Florian Huber's book from the very…

Going with the flow

This is a side of Vienna that we hadn't seen before. On half a dozen previous…

Giving back to the Earth

This year's annual InterContinental Budapest Summer Party was a special "Green…

New approach aims near but high

What was once Peppers restaurant is now DNB Budapest in the Budapest Marriott…

Two hotels, one manager

The Croatian and Slovenian Kempinski hotels, only a few kilometres apart each…

A new perspective on an old enemy

Mark Smith has written a fluent meditation on Russian history, a gallant attempt…

International support for Pride festival

Thirty-three embassies and the British Council in Hungary have issued a joint…

Two Veronicas, side by side, face to face

When Verónica Chahin and Veronika Bernhardt first met, they discovered that they…

A friendly nation built anew

Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary Aleksandr Ponomarev told guests…

Mind bending and eyeball slicing

Works by the foremost artists of the surrealist movement comprise the exhibition…

Ancient art enjoyed again

The Japanese peformance art of Imayo was popular among the country's aristocrats…

'Ghost town' may reopen

The Council of Ministers of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has taken…

Kempinski ignites awards

Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest has been voted Hungary's Leading Hotel by…

A new chapter begins

Restaurants can rarely be seen newer, brighter, airier and more stylish and…

Reward will finance foreign exhibition

Ani Molnár Gallery has announced that its artist, Sári Ember, is the winner of…

Writer on firm ground and at sea

Belgian author Georges Simenon didn't count the popular Inspector Maigret as his…

Disputes far outweighed by positives

Good neighbourliness, strong cultural exchange and profound friendship between…

Ordinary people fighting back against violent neighbour

The "Alive" photo exhibition that opened at the Embassy of the Netherlands in…

Forget the troubles and enjoy

Kyiv, in similar vein to Budapest, is also an enticing river city. Both Dnieper…

Hungarian companies travel to US investment summit

United States Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein travelled to Washington…

Farmhouse romance in middle of city

A homely restaurant where the waiters always have a smile and they serve…

"Let's keep it up!"

Twelve restaurants – two of them in collaboration with British celebrity chef…

An Englishman in Budapest

Cherrytree Management say that Sting: My Songs will be a rollicking, dynamic…

Totally awesome

Few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively…

Bowie's 'My Way' failure

In the 1960s, British or American music publishers often picked up a European…

Higher life for elite

Balaton Sound, one of the main music festivals of the summer season, is…

All on the same page

A book. A café. One mission: discussing an exciting novel together. Readers from…

Yoga a journey from 'me' to 'we'

Eighteen cities and towns across Hungary will enjoy a series of cultural events…

Off-track island has its treasures

Csepel island must be the least-known part of Budapest. At surface level, it is…