Without water we are nothing. We and the world around us are made of it.
We drink it, get physically and spiritually cleansed, and healed by it.
We love splashing around in it.
We love food, we love our culture, we love color, we love the beauty of our land
Due to the favorable geometrical qualities of the Carpathians Basin, the Earth’s crust is an average 10kms thinner here an elsewhere. If you dig a well in any corner of the country it is really likely you will find thermal water.
No wonder that whoever inhabited the land in the past 2000 years, they all loved, respected, and used the waters.
The Hungarian Sea
Lake Balaton is a year-round must visit destination in Hungary.
With magnificent landscapes and crystal clear air, Lake Balaton has it all. Smooth, silky waters with plenty of activities to keep you entertained. Surf, fishing, sailing, frolicking,concerts, and sporting activities.
There is something for everyone. Elegant castles and sleepy villages dot the landscape, providing the perfect backdrop to sampling superb Hungarian wines.
Home to 1.8million people, Budapest is the bustling capital of Hungary.
It is a city of clichés, surprises and wonders. There are a many ways to explore Budapest: on foot, by bus, by train or underground, floating above the ground, on water, by bike or even by an amphibious vehicle.
From the museums to dance clubs, that close way into the next day and everything in between is yours to find, just leave the main roads behind.
A little known fact is that Hungarians are pretty good at making wine too.
Wine has been produced in Hungary since the 5th century A.D. In 1737, King Károly named the Tokaj wine region a national wine area, making it the world’s first official wine region, almost 120 years before France’s Bordeaux.
Tokaj wine is so good that Louis XIV. of France called it “Wine of Kings, King of Wine”.
“The red powder of power”
There's one element of Hungarian cuisine that's present in every kitchen and restaurant: the paprika.
“ gulyás ”
Hungary’s national dish is gulyás (goulash). It is a stew made out of potatoes, beef, pork, and paprika. Many believe the dish dates back to the Magyar tribes who invented it out of necessity when they were raiding and plundering. Today, the dish always includes paprika, onions, and a meat—beef, pork, lamb, or even wild boar
CastlesHungary has about hundred castles and ruins of castles all over the country, many of them are being renewed nowadays.
In the middle of the capital is the largest and richest castle of the country. It's more like a district,it has a lot of festivals, restaurants, confectioneries, museums, hotels, view points to the city.
Sziget FestivalThe Sziget Festival (is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held every August in northern Budapest, Hungary, on Óbudai-sziget ("Old Buda Island"), a leafy 108-hectare (266-acre) island on the Danube. More than 1,000 performances take place each year.