Though the city still bears the scars of its tumultuous history, Budapest offers a cultural experience like no other
Can Hungary tackle its debt?
Like Greece, Hungary is not the most exemplary member of the EU. Is there light at the end of the tunnel, or is the country destined for junk status?
A premier stay for business in Hungary
For the business traveller in Hungary, a trip to Budapest will leave you wanting much more of this remarkable city, as will a stay at its premier lodgings; the Intercontinental Hotel Budapest
A taste for Budapest
At the end of a tough business day, there’s nothing quite like having your body steamed and pummelled amid the grandeur of a 16th-century Ottoman bath palace, or swimming in healing waters amid marble columns in Art Nouveau splendour. Sue Dobson samples the delights of Budapest
Nestled in the packed heartland of Europe, Hungary is often overlooked by nations further west, yet this former world power still has a lot going for it. Split by the glorious Danube, it’s varied and forgiving terrain provides ample opportunities for fishing, horse riding, botany, bird-watching, cycling and a host of other outdoor pursuits; meanwhile, […]
How do you like your capitals? Well done, with a strong hint of the medieval, winding cobbled streets and Gothic domes, smothered in classical character? Or medium-rare and full of life, with modern boulevards and busy plazas, hip boutiques and a hearty social and cultural scene? A tale of two cities, Buda on the west […]