Budapest from the Danube. Photo: Paolo Margari

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Devastated by years of communist regime and the 90’s economic crisis, only recently has Hungary started to attract travelers venturing beyond the Buda castle in the capital city of Budapest and the banks of the Danube.

Go horseback-riding and bird-watching in Hortobágy, the largest natural grassland in Europe. Chill in Hévíz, the largest thermal lake if you’re into spa-culture or try the Ugrós, the ‘jumping dance’ with the Hungarians before sharing goulash and paprika-filled meals.

We’ve even included tips on how to stretch your dollars while visiting the country.

Hungary Articles
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How to piss off a Hungarian

by Ildi Amon
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21 more crazy party hostels around the world

by Tom Gates
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The 22 craziest party hostels around the world

by Matt Kepnes
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9 signs it’s your first time in Budapest

by Barbara Litzlfellner
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6 things you’ll miss as a first-time traveler to Budapest

by Jennifer Walker

The Danube River flooded Budapest. These 3 guys extreme wakeboarded the city while being chased by police

by Cathy Brown
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9 culture shocks Americans will have in Hungary

by Colm FitzGerald
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9 ways to humiliate yourself in Budapest

by Barbara Litzlfellner
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The 3 most dangerous habits I picked up in Budapest

by Barbara Litzlfellner
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20 signs you’ve definitely been away from Budapest too long

by Barbara Litzlfellner
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Why I left the US to seek my American Dream in Hungary

by Colm FitzGerald
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7 German habits I lost in Budapest

by Barbara Litzlfellner

8 Budapest food myths that need to die

by Barbara Litzlfellner
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12 beautiful photos to make you wonder why you haven’t visited Hungary yet

by Michael Bonocore
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19 signs you learned to drink in Hungary

by Ildi Amon
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7 things we’re guessing you didn’t know about Hungary

by Colm FitzGerald
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The 17 funniest Hungarian expressions (and how to use them)

by Colm FitzGerald
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5 American habits I lost when I moved to Budapest

by Alisa Kennedy
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