Hungary

Welcome to my beloved homeland!

On this page, you find general travel information about Hungary, along with personal recommendations from someone who grew up there.

I have spent about 17 years of my life abroad so far, hopping from country to country, but this tiny little gem in Central Europe is still in the bottom of my heart and forever it will be.

After being sentimental for a second, let’s get practical: looking at it as objectively as I possibly can, I highly recommend that you visit this beautiful place with a special flair, delicious food and wine, very rich cultural heritage, terrific spas and other waters, lovely people, plus much more.

Beach on the Danube in Hungary
Beach on the Danube in Hungary

How to get to Hungary

Car: This should be very easy, for Hungary is located in the very middle of Europe, easily reachable from all directions

Bus:

Student Agency

Flight:

Budapest Airport

Train:

Hungarian Railways Here you can always check the latest railway information and buy tickets. However, and here is a Tip: If you need a train ticket from Hungary and you spend a few days there before, perhaps it is easier just to go to one of the main stations and buy it on the spot. The website is not super friendly for foreign language bookings…

Student Agency

WHERE TO STAY:

You can choose for a wide variety of options, according to your budget and other preferences.

Hotels, hostels, apartments

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What to do:

2016 calendar of events and festivals in Hungary

More events in Hungary

As a singer and dancer, naturally my #1 recommendation would be cultural events: concerts and other live music occasions, folklore shows. Hungary is exceptionally rich in music, especially in Classical, Jazz and World. And you might fall in love with traditional Hungarian folk music:

You can also take Hungarian folk music with you wherever you are, from our album Authentic Hungarian Village Music (Andrea Gerak & Barozda – shameless self-promotion!)

Need inspiration?

Click on the picture to see the photo album:

Danube Bend and Visegrád on a hot summer day, seen from Verőce
Danube Bend and Visegrád on a hot summer day, seen from Verőce

Hungary posts on Live and Travel Your Life

Got questions?

What would you like to know more about? If you have any questions about traveling to Hungary, please ask in a comment below.

Andrea GerakAndrea Gerák (also spelled as Gerak) is a Hungarian artist, mostly known as a singer. She is also photographing, dancing, writing, acting, modeling, and forever learning through her journey in the world, living out of a suitcase. Her attention turned to healthy living after a cancer surgery in 2008. Proud mom of a big boy.

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