Category: balaton

The Hungarian fish

The most popular “Hungarian” fish!

It is summer, and in the summer Hungarians escape Budapest and visit Lake Balaton instead. And what do they eat there? The most popular “Hungarian” fish! You should be warned, some people will not agree on calling this the most popular “Hungarian” fish. There are some other popular fish types in Hungary, for example, carp, […]

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Fina World Championships 2017

FINA World Championship in Budapest 2017

In the time between July 14th and July 30th Budapest and Hungary will be invaded by the worlds best swimmers and lots of supports. The FINA World Championships were not actually supposed to be arranged in Budapest, but after the winning bid which was made by Mexico, didn’t want to arrange the event after all, […]

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Balaton Sound 2015

Balaton Sound 2015

Balaton Sound is another popular festival in Hungary during the summer. The festival takes place at Zamárdi which is a small city right next to lake Balaton. In 2015 the Balaton Sound will be arranged between July 9th and July 12th. Balaton Sound is held every year in the beginning of July in the summer […]

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Increasing number of tourists coming to Hungary

I heard on the news this morning that an increasing number of tourists came to visit Hungary in 2008. Around 9,5 million tourists visited Hungary last year. That was an increase, but at the same time the amount of nights spent in Hungary in average has gone a little bit down. This might be due […]

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Volt Festival in Sopron, 2-5th of July

In only a few days the Volt Festival in Sopron will start. Sopron is a cute city, located very close to the border to Austria, and every year they arrange the popular Volt Festival. The main attractions this year is Cypress Hill, Manu Chao, the Offspring and several others. The english webpage of the festival […]

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Sziget Festival 2008

— Sziget Festival 2009 — In 49 days the Sziget Festival 2008 will start in Budapest. Every year several hundred thousand people come to Budapest to take part in this festival. You can live in tent at the island (Óbudai Island), or if you want more comfort you can stay in an apartment or hotel […]

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Balaton Sound – Festival in Zamardi

Would you like to combine nice weather, cheap food, beautiful Balaton and loud music, you might want to visit Balaton Sound. This year Fatboy Slim, Massive Attack, Goldfrapp and several other artists will make sure you cant fall asleep before midnight in Zamardi, on the southern side of Balaton. The festival starts July 10th and […]

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