Have you always intended to visit Budapest, the centre of Hungarian culture? Now you have the chance to explore the city and have your own Budapest experience even from home. If you are looking for intellectual journey during these times of closure, here we collected some online virtual tours of the best Hungarian museums that you can visit anytime, anywhere.
Traditions are building blocks of communities. Although some of them can’t fulfill their original intentions anymore, there are a handful of Hungarian traditions that are still alive to this day, and even adapted to a more hectic city life routine. Springtime traditions are often centered around the renewal of nature and love. Today we are revealing the origins and meaning of the most colorful tradition of Hungarian springtime: May trees.
As a Central European country, Hungarian cuisine has the unique feature of being influenced by dishes of surrounding cultures while maintaining its original roots and characteristics. Historically speaking, Hungarian cuisine is very meat-oriented: the effect of the nomadic lifestyle of Magyar tribes at the beginning of the 10th century is palpable on even the modern Hungarian dishes.
In these very strange times, our well-being is more important than ever, for which a balanced diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle are all key elements. The importance of vitamins in our health has long been well-known, but it wasn’t until the 1930s that Hungarian scientist, Albert Szent-Györgyi discovered the chemical ascorbic acid—also known as vitamin C. His discovery has become the foundations of modern nutrition for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
If you have time on your hands and intend to learn more about Hungarian culture, we collected some great award-winning Hungarian movies available for online streaming. Hungarian cinema has produced some brilliant, thought-provoking movies over the years which are definitely worth watching. Check out our short list of recommended movies from the past decade!
This article includes some of the highly amazing hidden spots of Budapest, not the main tourist attractions. Even though I am sure that these unusual treasures will indeed amaze you.