The location, as usual, is Vörösmarty Square, in the very heart of the Hungarian capital. The fair, which runs until the end of the year, offers folk and applied art products, Christmas presents, but you can also find here food stalls and stages with various cultural programs. Photo: Tamás Kovács (MTI) I am sorry to […]
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Autumn at Orfű Lake, near Pécs: 2 photos
Yesterday the Hungarian News Agency (MTI) published two photos by Ferenc Kálmándy with the title of „Autumn in the Mecsek Mountains”. Well, they definitely brig back memories to me and not only because I used to live in the Mecsek, but I have also had a special relationship with Lake Orfű, which is actually in […]
German company organizes sex orgy in a famous Hung...
Unfortunately we don’t know in details what happened in the Gellért Bath in Budapest in 2007. Hungarian News Agency (MTI) reports that a Hamburg court has brought a charge of embezzlement and misappropriation against two German company managers. The prosecution alleges that the insurance company Hamburg-Mannheimer International (HMI) organized a reward trip to Budapest for […]
Shallow water in Lake Balaton
The biggest Central European lake Balaton is locally called “Hungarian Sea”, but at the moment it is definitely not a sea, because of its dramatic depth – which is only 3,2 meters on average. Especially the south shore is shallow, it is like a giant children’s pool, where you can walk hundreds of meters into […]
Blue Ribbon sailboats’ competition on Lake Balaton
Did you know that Europe’ s oldest and longest lake-circling race takes place in Hungary? I guess you didn’t. Me neither, anyway. It is called the “Blue Ribbon Regatta” and held on Lake Balaton every summer. Telling the truth I have heard about this event many times from the news but did not know too […]
How to select a Hungarian Spa?
Yesterday a new spa was opened in Balvazújváros. Its cost was 1.2 billion HUF, partly paid by the EU – says the Hungarian News Agency. In the town it has been the biggest investment in the last 30 years and the decision makers hope it is a milestone of the local tourism. Well, I have […]