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The Grand Hotels of Budapest

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

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?

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

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

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

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

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

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.

8 Of The Best Hot Springs For Winter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

One way to warm up during winter, without blowing your summer holiday budget, is to try a natural outdoor bath. From the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to...

Planet Appetite: Cézanne and the Past - Tradition and Creativity at Budapest's Museum of Fine Arts, Hungary

Rupert Parker | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home
Rupert Parker

Budapest makes a great destination for a long weekend with its many fine buildings, funky bars and excellent restaurants. I certainly recommend a long soak in one of the many thermal baths after a hard night on the tiles.

One Night in Budapest

Robert Simpson | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK
Robert Simpson

The place where you can shoot a PKM Machine Gun in the afternoon and sing Aerosmith at a Karaoke Bar at 4am, oh and there's a bit of culture thrown in...

Hunger Strike Speaks of Downward Spiral in Budapest

Rosie Scammell | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK
Rosie Scammell

A hunger strike sparked by one blurred face on national television has captured the wave of discontent spreading across Hungary, a country in the heart of Europe but far from the minds of its neighbours.

Hungary Had the World's First Broadcast News, But Does it Have a Free Press?

Josephine Forster | Posted 08.03.2012 | Home
Josephine Forster

Communication is under threat in Hungary, with opposition radio stations shut down by Viktor Orbán's centre-to-rather-further-right ruling Fidesz par...