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In December, Budapest shows its wonderful face. Snow covered city is magical, romantic and certainly must be there on your bucket list. The amazing photos of Benjamin Hegyi (Instagram: @hebenj ) bring this to you. Snowy Gellert Hill and panorama of Liberty bridge and Danube river Snowy Rudas Spa Snowy hills of Buda Budapest Swing , Jazz,

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Celebrating the new year in Budapest is a special experience. There are fire works and people everywhere, celebrating the end of the year as well as the beginning of something new. The fire works are best to watch from the Gellért Hill. Undoubtedly, many suburban municipalities, and local residents shoot off their own celebrations, hence

Budapest on NYE is a big party – and a very popular one. Many many people come from abroad and from all over the country to celebrate the passing year properly. For this reason, there are masses on the streets wondering around, looking for the best options and looking for adventures.  It will be relatively

The traditions and superstitions in connection with the New Year in Hungary are quite old and well-celebrated all over the country. Because of this exactly, we have tried to summarise some of the beliefs and activities that are common here. Most of them are in connection with luck, health, wealth and happiness in general, that

Winter Budapest December - photo: Krenn Imre

Things To Do in Budapest in December Budapest in December, around Christmas time is of course one of the popular destinations. There are many things to do here, and the capital dresses for the celebration of Christmas and the end of the year. It is busy and cold here at this time, but extremely beautiful

How do you imagine your New Year’s night in Budapest? Do you want a cultural experience, some romance, or maybe you’re into the craziest party this night? In New Year’s Eve it’s impossible to get bored in Budapest, because the various places and restaurants are preparing for the holidays months before to ensure that everybody

Fisherman’s soup or halászlé  is a hot, spicy paprika-based river fish soup, originating as a dish of Hungarian cuisine, a bright-red hot soup prepared with generous amounts of hot paprika and carp or mixed river fish, characteristic for the cuisines of the Pannonian Plain, particularly prepared in the Danube and Tisza river regions. With its

Szaloncukor is a traditional Hungarian Christmas candy, a real Hungarikum which means that this candy is special, unique and only characteristic of Hungary. It was originally made of fondant, covered by chocolate. It’s wrapped in shiny coloured foil, then hung on the Christmas tree as decoration by using strings or small metal hooks. Thecandy‘s name

Citizens, Beigli (sometimes spelled Bejgli) is a delicious Hungarian Christmas treat. This pastry is ubiquitous around Christmastime, you can buy it in practically any shop or bakery. Both walnut (diós) and poppy seed (mákos) bejgli are traditional. In Hungarian cuisine the rolls, one with each filling, are traditionally served together. The combination is known as