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Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup Recipe

Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup Recipe

Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/24/2014

In Hungary, sour cherry soup is generally served before the main course and the cherries are un-pitted, but many Americans consider it a dessert and prefer pitted cherries and whipped...


Where to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/13/2014

There is soccer fever all over, as people everywhere are tuned in to watch the World Cup. Soccer fans will be happy to know that they can cheer on their team at several pubs, bars and open...


Budapest Eye

Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/26/2014

Once again, one of the world's largest mobile Ferris wheels comes to Budapest. After a week of assembly work, the giant wheel located in Erzsébet tér opened to the public on May 24th. It...


Budapest’s Best Independent Coffee Shops

Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/17/2014

Coffee for coffee lovers. Budapest has always been big on cafés and in the last couple of years the coffee scene has expanded with a number of new independent coffee shops brewing...


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Culinary Walking Tour

Culinary Walking Tour

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. One of the best ways to learn about Hungary’s culture and traditions is through its food and wine.

This foodie, wine and cultural walking tour explores one of Budapest’s most delicious and charming neighborhoods and gives an insight into...

Széchenyi Baths

Széchenyi Baths

Aching for a game of water chess? Challenge your travel buddies or some locals to a round in Budapest's largest medicinal bath, also one of Europe's largest public baths. Located in City Park, the Széchenyi Baths boasts 18 pools, 15 of which are spring-fed thermal pools.

Although it may look like a Baroque palace, Széchenyi Baths (Széchenyi fürdő) is a great place to relax and enjoy the healing waters, or to take...

Budapest with Kids

Budapest with Kids

Traveling with children? Don't pull your hair out yet – our Budapest city guide offers plenty of options that are kid-friendly, and won't leave parents yawning, either. Some of the city's most popular attractions for families include City Park, Budapest Zoo, Palace of Miracles, Museum of Transport, Children's Railway and Aquaworld.

We've gathered a list of the most child-friendly attractions in Budapest to keep your whole family entertained. You'll find that Hungarians are very...


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  1. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 6, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor

  2. Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival

    Jul 10, 2014 - Aug 7, 2014

    Venue: City Park - Vajdahunyad Castle

  3. An Evening of Dance in the Carmelite Courtyard

    Jul 21, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

    Venue: Castle Hill, Carmelite Courtyard

  4. Sziget Festival

    Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 18, 2014

    Venue: Shipyard Island (Hajógyári sziget)

  5. Festival of Folk Arts

    Aug 16, 2014 - Aug 20, 2014

    Venue: Buda Castle

  6. Photo by Kostas

    St. Stephen's Day

    Aug 20, 2014

    Venue: Multiple locations

  7. Jewish Summer Festival

    Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Great Synagogue