Explore Budapest’s hidden and special transportation vehicles! – Part 1

Tram, bus, trolley, underground. The most common transportation vehicles in almost every city. They play an important part in making the city...

Favourite Hungarian ingredients – garlic

Some ingredients are unique to Hungary while others can be found in other nations' cuisines, too. Even though garlic belongs to the latter...

The most common Hungarian names and their relationship with history – male names

Birth names are characteristic and often unique in their sound and their meaning, and even though some of them are quite common, a person can...

The story of the oldest and most mysterious Hungarikum – Video & Photo Gallery

Hungary officially has 70 Hungarikums which are traditional and truly Hungarian meals, products and even animals. Hungarikums are, for...

Favourite Hungarian ingredients – poppy seed

There are certain ingredients used regularly in the Hungarian cuisine that are present in other cultures' gastronomy, too. However, poppy seed...

How much do you know about the Hungarikums? – QUIZ

The list of Hungarikums has been expanding for years; some of the classics are pálinka, Busójárás, and paprika, but there are even more...

Favourite Hungarian ingredients – sour cream

There are certain things all Hungarians know from their childhood. This could be related to foods and tastes or could be just a phrase the...

Learn Hungarian – Part 3: Essential Hungarian verbs and adjectives

Verbs and adjectives are critical parts of any language. Usually, they make sense to a sentence alongside with nouns, adverbs or numerals....

The secrets of ancient Hungarians’ sex life

At the time of the Hungarian Conquest, the nomadic Hungarians presented a laidback and open-minded attitude towards personal life and...

5 wonders to see in Hungary during your spring break – PHOTOS

There are many natural and man-made wonders in Hungary that are worth visiting in every season. The following five places are ideal to see...

How Hungry is Hungary?

Are you from Hungry? Hungry is a beautiful country. I have never been to Hungry, but someday I would love to. Hungry Hungarian…a few...

10 foods that Hungarians will miss wherever they are

If you have tried any Hungarian meals, then you know that they tend to stick with you - their taste is something that you cannot quite compare...

Who has translated the very first Hungarian Bible?

The first Hungarian Bible translation, the so-called Hussite Bible, is the only surviving Hungarian memory of the Hussite movement, translated...

Favourite Hungarian ingredients – cottage cheese

Hungarian gastronomy has lots of unique and delicious ingredients. Some are used only in certain dishes while others can be found in...

Traditions in Budapest that only locals can understand

Each and every nation has its own set of traditions that they have kept for centuries and still respect, celebrate with enthusiasm. Hungary...

Learn Hungarian – Part 2: Vocabulary for tourists in Hungary

In this article, you can find out what you will need to say when you are in Hungary, and you would like to get to the airport, get to your...

The baths of Budapest now and then through the eyes of foreigners

Budapest is one of a kind in the sense that no other capital city in the world has 123 thermal springs, on which several baths were built –...

Enjoy World Water Day in the historic baths of Hungary

World water day is a worldwide international day, on which water can be celebrated, or fundraising events can be held to raise awareness of...

Drinking in Hungary – a how-to guide

Once you come to Hungary, you will soon realise that there is a variety of ‘national’ drinks to choose from, and Hungarians are proud of...

Learn Hungarian – PART 1: words, sentences to check before you come to Hungary

Visiting a country as a tourist is always a lot of fun, especially if you speak at least a few words or sentences in the nation's language....