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...

Hungarian official calls for restoring rights of post-WWII deportees

The head of the Hungarian parliament's foreign affairs committee has asked the Slovak and Hungarian presidents to lead efforts towards...

Creative videos celebrating the Day of Hungarian Poetry

We celebrate the Day of Hungarian Poetry on 11 April. In honour of this very special day, many people decided to recite their favourite poems...

The enchanting Paris Court reopens soon – is this to be the most beautiful hotel in Budapest? – VIDEO

Two years ago the Paris Court was closed for renovation, and it seems that the finishing touches are now being applied. The Paris Court Hotel...

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...

Budapest to erect statue of ‘Mighty Magyar’ Sándor Kocsis

The city of Budapest will erect a statue in tribute to footballer Sándor Kocsis, a prolific scorer of Hungary's legendary Golden Team in the...

Do superheroes come from Hungary?

The Hungarian Hollywood Council’s aim is to discover Hungarian roots in the legendary history of Hollywood and to commemorate all the...

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...

The country of secret agents: Hungary in the communist era

Thousands of agents helped maintain the communist rule in Hungary between 1945 and 1989; however, even almost 30 years after the change of the...

The Hungarian woman who helped discover one of Budapest’s most valuable treasures

Did you know that there is plenty to see below the ground in Budapest? There are exciting caves, waiting to be discovered. This is the story...

Puskás was one of the greatest European footballers of all time! – We will never forget YOU!

Ferenc Puskás was the best Hungarian footballer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He scored 84 goals in 85...

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...

The Greek millionaire who wanted to become Hungarian and a crater bears his name on the Moon

Only the Habsburgs and the Catholic church was wealthier than his family. However, the pompous Hungarian aristocrats did not accept him as a...

Isaszeg victory 170 years ago – The town replays the battle to commemorate

Today, it is the 170th anniversary of the great Hungarian victory of Isaszeg against the Habsburg Empire (on the...

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...

Bust of Hungarian composer Béla Bartók inaugurated in Poland

President János Áder and his counterpart Andrzej Duda inaugurated a bust of Hungarian composer and pianist Béla Bartók in Kielce, in...

WW2 bombs in Danube defused in Budapest

Bomb disposal experts lifted and defused two WW2 bombs from the River Danube, in southern Budapest, on Saturday afternoon. Residents have been...

Hungarian President granted highest Polish state honour to commemorate the historic friendship

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday decorated Hungarian President János Áder with the Order of the White Eagle, the highest Polish state...

Lesser-known charms of Budapest – desserts and storytelling

Budapest has lots of things to offer to tourists and citizens alike. An important aspect is gastronomy and the culinary experiences you can...

The Hungarian Mike Tyson: László Papp never lost a single fight

He is one of the world's greatest professional boxers who lost only a single round during his long career and became Olympic champion in 1948,...

US intelligence archives: Washington and London fostered Hungary’s occupation by Nazi Germany

Yesterday was the 75th anniversary that the troops of Nazi Germany invaded and occupied Hungary. The move resulted in the almost total...