The Hungarian kürtőskalács (chimney cake) originated in the Székely Land of Transylvania, a historical region in the central part of Romania, where a large Hungarian ethnic population still lives. The sweet delicacy is made of yeast cake, using only natural ingredients. It is made in many Hungarian homes in Romania, but also across the borders, […]
Pálinka is more than a drink for countries like Hungary and Romania: it’s tradition. They both dispute the origin of the drink, but the name is clearly Hungarian. Regardless origin, this is the most popular drink in the region, and deserves a festival of its own. The Budapest Pálinka and Sausage Festival is a highly […]
Hungarians are really proud of their equestrian traditions and Budapest holds an annual cultural event celebrating it. The National Gallop will take place this year between 20-22 September in the Heroes’ Square. The event is the biggest Hungarian equestrian festival and the program is quite colorful. The participants will be able to taste specific Hungarian […]
Starting on Friday May 17 and lasting until May 21st the Hay Festival hits Budapest, Hungary featuring international authors, musicians, and other artists. Scheduled events at the Petőfi Museum of Literature, the Central European University (CEU), and Akvárium Klub promise residents and visitors to Budapest rewarding art and entertainment.
Budapest is one of those places everyone should see once, and when your chance arrives to visit what better way to stay than in the veritable lap of luxury. Argo Travel suggestions for either side of the Danube there in Hungary include some names you all know, and a few you may never have heard of. Famous for you, or not, your luxuriant time in this capital of culture will be none-the-less unforgettable.
Coming up in Budapest, the first dotcomhotel Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference for 2013 is all set to feature some of hospitality’s most knowledgeable experts. The conference, slated to cover important industry topics such as; the future of hotel meta search, brand reputation marketing in hospitality, and especially mobile applications for hotels, runs May 30-31 at the Continental Hotel Budapest.
Low-cost airline Wizz Air, one of the top players in the low-fare market of Central and Eastern Europe, has announced the addition of a new route to its flight map, the Budapest-Malta route. Flights between the Hungarian Capital and the island of Malta will debut on May 17th, 2013, and the route will initially be operated twice a week.
Winter has set in for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere on Mother Earth. And for the traveler, visions of the next great journey away from inherent cabin fever are surely arising now. Discover Europe! Your sixth travel sense may be saying, and what better way than traversing most of it, in comfort, and style. Is this a sales pitch? Well no, we don’t work for Avalon Waterways, we just know travel. Read on, this is good stuff.