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Stories from travels in

Hungary

Dining with Pigeons in Southwestern Hungary

Unlike in Irish, the names of Hungarian villages and towns and cities don’t always translate into English. On the odd occasion that they do, they

A wine-tasting gem next-door to the more famous village of Villány

Villány is one of Hungary’s more famous wine regions. Most tourists when heading that way will make a beeline for the village of Villány itself,

Finding art and architecture in Pécs, Hungary

The fifth-largest city in Hungary, Pécs has never really appealed to me, despite others giving it rave reviews. I’ve been a few times but not

Zalaszabar, Hungary

Rural Hungary is littered with little towns and villages that don’t seem to offer much by way of interest and entertainment until you venture off

Great Expectations of the Hunguest Palota Lillafüred

‘Blessed is she who expects nothing, for she shall never be disappointed’ is a motherism that I think I’ve taken to heart. When I went

Night Walking Tour of Budapest

Just days before our gift voucher expired, we decided to book a city walking tour of Budapest with Mysterium Tours. It was a miserable, wet

Hungary: North to Northeast (3/3)

Wowed by the grandeur of Lillafüred, we continued on our way towards the town of Diósgyőr, now part of the northern Hungarian city of Miskolc.

Hungary: North to Northeast (2/3)

Leaving the wine cellars and treehouses of Noszvaj behind, we set off reasonably early for the resort town of Lillafüred. On a hike recently in

Hungary: North to Northeast (1/3)

About six months ago, we got a present of an overnight stay in the treehouses of Nozsvaj in northern Hungary. The first available date that

Zalaszántó Stupa

When we travel on a fixed route from A to B, we often miss so much in between. We’re so focused on getting there on

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