My Jaunts Across The Globe - Part One, Budapest

Jonny Mitchell | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Mitchell

Love Island was the most fantastic experience; I'm still in touch with Mike, Sam, Montana and a few of the others - but life moves on, right? Being in the spotlight has made me realise that my energy wants to go back into the thing I'm most passionate about - travel.

Being An Idiot In Budapest

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

Every time I visit a new city, I let it wash over me. I let it fool me. Impress me. In whatever way it wants. It's a fresh start. For both the city and myself. Our pasts are predetermined. But the present is still untouched. We can choose to be whoever we want to be.

Polish Post-Punk, Estonian Electro And Czechpop: One Night In Budapest

Tim Thornton | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

In 1994, the rock band dEUS released Suds & Soda, a debut single suggesting a drunken fantasy jam between the Beastie Boys and The Pogues after a Fait...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

Berlin vs. Budapest

Alexia Cowley | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

Visas and Vaccinations The great news is that as a British citizen, you do not need a holiday visa or any particular vaccinations for visiting Berlin...

Warning: May Cause Festival Fomo

Fleur Rollet-Manus | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Fleur Rollet-Manus

The preparation of bloggers and celebrities has already begun as our Instagram and Snapchat feeds are filled with flash tattoos, swimwear and crochet as the run up to weekend one of Coachella begins. You've got deadlines and exams looming, but you still can't stop thinking that since your loan has just dropped you might, just MIGHT be able to make it...

The Best Cities for Flashpackers to Visit in 2016

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Flashpacking is the new backpacking, designed for keen travellers who don't like to slum it. You don't have to be poor to explore and you don't need be a student to carry a backpack either. So if you love to haul all of your belongings on your hind but you prefer to upscale your digs, take a look at the 7 most awesome places to visit in 2016!

A Fire Hazard in Budapest

Simon Stevens | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

I have just come back from a nice if not cold break from Budapest, staying with a very close friend I had not seen for a few years. One night I asked ...

Amateur Photographer Describes 'Beautiful' Sight Of Kissing Refugee Couple

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

The sight of this kissing refugee couple made an amateur photographer take what must be one of most humanising photos of the migration crisis. Istv...


Noelle Reno | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

It was November so it was cold; long underwear cold. My hotel was sandwiched between the Danube and the Christmas markets. The mulled wine was the perfect fuel for my exploits. I always condone sampling the national drink of choice when exploring a country (no matter the time of day!)

Four Days in Budapest

Vicki Lutas | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Lutas

Okay, let's face it; when it comes to Budapest, the pun opportunities are pretty decent. But surprisingly, that's not the only reason I went there (we're talking, maybe, 23% of the decision?).

Budapest Is Under Attack From A Furious Giant...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

Budapest is under attack from a pretty pissed-off looking giant. No really! The angry-looking behemoth was pictured erupting from the ground in Sz...

Man 'Fixes' iPhone 6 Camera With Grinder

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Tech

Apple's iPhone 6 may be the most popular iPhone Apple's ever made but it's certainly proving to be one of the most divisive when it comes to the desig...

The Grand Hotels of Budapest | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The film imagines a former grand hotel typical of Budapest. It bears many resemblances to some of Budapest's most impressive hotels, which are renowned for their value for money - some of these five-star luxuries can be booked from just £66 a night! From majestic indoor swimming pools to luxurious suites, look no further for Budapest's best accommodation options.

The Cultural Beeriod of My Life

George Fisher-Wilson | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Fisher-Wilson

Eramus - who is? what is this word ? why do we hear it so much at university? Well there's a top bloke from the Netherlands by the name of Desiderius Erasmus. Ok, I know your thinking, what does this have to do with studying abroad or university life?

Where Are the World's Best Hotels? | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

Sounds From the Hungarian Underground: The Carbonfools Take on the UK

Jennifer Walker | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jennifer Walker

At a time when many talented Hungarians are abandoning their home country with promises of fame and success abroad, The Carbonfools may have an international outlook, but Hungary remains their home.

Hot Water and Mud: Soaking in Europe's Steaming Thermal Baths | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There is nothing quite as relaxing as having a hot soak after a long day, and where better to do it than a thermal bath? For centuries thermal baths in Europe have attracted the rich and the royal, who believed in the healing properties of the hot water and mud.

Fergie Admits He Had To Turn Down Hairdryer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted he had to turn down the hairdryer at Manchester United due to the "fragile" nature of modern day footballers. Fergus...

Our Favourite Places: Hungary

Jane Mountain | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

Hungary, a country that is known for her magnificent capital city and not much else. But we soon discovered that Hungary is far more than just Budapest.

The Traveller's Guide to (early) Christmas Shopping

Andrew Matthews | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

To my wallet's quiet lament, winter looms and with winter comes Christmas and, however you ice it or trim it or wrap or spin it; Christmas is about mad-relentless-ruinous-gut-wrenching-eye-watering shopping.

Stretch Your Money: Charming and Affordable Autumn City Breaks in Europe | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Autumn is a great time of year for a holiday. The winter weather hasn't set in yet, and most European destinations are significantly cheaper than they are during the summer months. Whether you're looking for an affordable weekend break this autumn, or a long autumn holiday that won't cost you an arm and a leg, why not visit one of these charming and affordable cities?

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 37 - The Wedding

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Woodham Smith

We head off to Zebergeny. The drive is beautiful and calm. Wide open fields gradually give way to low hills and finally after Budapest we get into woods and proper high landscapes. We arrive to greet a military operation of tents, waiters and gardeners and everyone is in a high state of anxiety. The brides dress is hanging in her room.

EU Roaming Charge Caps: Beneficial for the Consumer

Richard L Wood | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Richard L Wood

This week has seen a lot of news on the EU, and has split opinion between those pro-EU and those sceptical of it. It seems that all EU news these days is negative, particularly since the financial crash and the rise of UKIP. But there is one piece of news from the EU that is positive and benefits the consumer...

A Cold Slice of Old Europe, But Budapest Has Charms of its Own

David J Constable | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Budapest confused me in a way no other city has. I didn't know anything about the place, or the country. Airport arrivals was small and without grandeur and my taxi driver was pleasant enough with a good grasp of English.