Solet, a flavorful stew made with beans and meat.

Exploring Jewish Cuisine and Culture in Budapest

I have a philosophy about food tours. You should never leave hungry in belly or in mind. Behind every great dish, there should be more than just flavor, there should also be a story. With the Small Group Budapest Jewish Cuisine and Culture Walking Tour, I was fully satisfied, in both senses.

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July 23, 2015 by
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Touring the Etyek Wine Country from Budapest

Hungary is becoming a big player on the world’s wine stage, with famous vintages such as the big-tasting Eger reds and rosé Tokaj dessert wines. While these wine regions can be visited as day trips from Budapest, the up-and-coming Etyek wine country is just outside the city limits.

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July 2, 2015 by
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Visiting Hungary’s Wineries from Budapest

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Visiting Hungary’s wineries from Budapest makes a fascinating day out for anyone interested in sampling fine wines and reveling in the untamed landscape of mountains and undulating plains.

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June 23, 2015 by
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The Whale, Budapest’s New Cultural Center

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Among all the grandiose architecture of imperial Budapest, there’s a new boy in town. A modern sleek building locally known as the Whale is Budapest’s new cultural center.

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March 19, 2015 by
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Underneath Budapest – Caving in the City

Stuck between a rock and another rock.

Kitted out in a dusty red jump suit and hard hat, I’m trudging through the mud on a small path under Mátyás Hill towards the entrance to what looks like a bunker.

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February 19, 2015 by
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Some Like it Hot: Budapest’s Best Baths

The Lukács Baths

The thermal waters coursing under Budapest have been in use as far back as the Romans, but Budapest’s bath culture is often associated with the Ottomans who occupied Hungary in the 16th and 17th centuries. There are three historic Turkish baths still in operation in Budapest.

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February 5, 2015 by
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