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At the Danube

Air travel is one of the best ways to travel. However, the cost is astronomical at times. When you have a death in family or if you have to fly down to your family home to deal with legal issues, you are going to have to get a last minute flight. Let’s face it, when you have to go on a plane last minute, it is going to cost you a lot of money. This is why with a cheapoair promo code, you are going to be able to save money and get to your family quicker than you would if you took the cheaper option.

Business Trips

Business trips are also another way where you can save money. Often, your company is going to require you to travel at the last minute. How grateful will they be if you save them up to 50% off your flight? This is only on benefit to choosing a cheapoair promo code and if you look at all the options you have, you are going to love it even more.

However, some feel that this is simply a scam to drag people into a lifetime of chain emails and other junk mail related correspondences. A simple phone call will clarify any concerns and get you on the next plane to your favorite destination. Why should your company settle on sending you coach when you can get business class for just about the same price? A company shows how much they care about an employee who has to travel a lot by putting them on a flight that is going to relax them.

Family Vacations

You are going to be able to save a lot when you have the entire family on board. With a cheapoair promo code valued at 50% off, you’re going to be able to have a great time getting to know a city better now that you will have more money to spend. In today’s economy, saving money is hard. This is why you have to make sure that you are going to be able to save money where you can. Vacations are needed at least once a year to de-stress your body.

With a family, you have bigger stress, but you can make it less by taking the time and planning out your vacation. Getting on board with the plan is going to give you the chance to have the family vacation your family deserves. The stress of having all your family together is hard to handle, but with a savings, you aren’t going to think about the stress part of the vacation at all.

It is not hard to see the many benefits to getting a cheapoair promo code and using it for your vacation. When you save money, you have the chance to relax for a bit and enjoy your time. Whether it is Business Trips or Family vacations, you are going to be able to get some money back into your pockets and be able to have a fun time seeing everything there is to see in the place you visit.


Xbox commercial filmed in Hungary

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Xbox has filmed its newest (2013) commercial in Győr, Hungary

 


Blue Ribbon Regatta

In the traditional Blue Ribbon Regatta, boats sail the entire length of Lake Balaton. Rooted in tradition this 200-kilometre race is the longest round-the-lake competition in Europe; it is organised annually in the middle of July.

Szémann Tamás

(photo: Szémann Tamás)

The Blue Ribbon Regatta has been held on Lake Balaton since 1934. Before World War II it was held every even-numbered year and always took a different route. Today's route, Balatonfüred-Balatonkenese-Siófok-Keszthely-Balatonfüred, was first sailed by participants in 1940; it is about 200 kilometres long. The race was re-established in 1947 and since then this competition for trophy awarded to the fastest boat was held every odd-numbered year. Since 2001 it is organised every year.


Barakonyi Szabolcs
(photo: Barakonyi Szabolcs)

Chinese Painting


Chinese painting is widely considered to be one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Chinese painting today is known as Guo hua, meaning national painting. As its name, the Chinese painting is painted with the same techniques as Chinese calligraphy and is done with a brush dipped in black or colored ink on rice paper or thin silk.

Chinese painting has a very long history. The earliest work which still survived today is a painting on silk of human figures found at a tomb of the Warring States Period (475-221BC). At much more earlier times, the Chinese people used minerals to draw simple pictures such as animals, plants on rocks or potteries. However, few survived. Later in Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), after the invention of paper, paintings on paper appeared and silk was gradually replaced by.


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On painting techniques, Chinese painting has two main techniques, Chinese Gong-bi painting and Chinese ink and wash painting. Gong-bi means meticulous, paying close attention to details. It is often highly colored and usually depicts figurative or narrative subjects. Ink and wash painting, which is named shui mo hua(水墨画) in Chinese, is quite a lot different from Gong-bi. Ink and wash painting is freehand style.

The Chinese painting possesses a unique character that is the poetry in painting. Instead of following the principle of realistic portrayal or perspective of central focus, the Chinese painting is given more freedom on the structural composition. Chinese painting is a method for the painters to express their feelings and thoughts. And Chinese painting softly touches people’s heart.


Somlói

Somlói galuska


Somlói Galuska (pronounced as: "SHOM-LO-I GAL-OOSH-KAH") is a popular and well known Hungarian dessert. It is made by layering chocolate and vanilla sponge cake with vanilla custard, raisins, walnuts, chocolate sauce, rum and a generous topping of whipped cream.

My somlói recipe is a very special and funny one. I made it in only one case :) Well, once the sponge cake I made was unsuccessful, then I added it to some grained walnut, some chocolate and vanilla cream, raisins and rum and I served it with whipped cream. Maybe it's not an authentic Somlói recipe, but the result is just as delicious, so try it! But if you don't want to prepare it by yourself, you can also taste those made by one of the Hungarian confectioners.

According to the legend our Somlói galuska got the name from a Hungarian master confectioner's wife who was born in Somló region. This dessert was created at first for her by his husband.

Somló region is the smallest wine region of Hungary, but it has excellent white wines. Somló hill is located in the Western part of Hungary, 100 km from the Alps of Austria and 40 km from Balaton which is the largest lake in Europe. The history of wine-growing in the region dates back to the Roman empire, some 2000 years ago.



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The Somlói Juhfark (Somló Sheep's tail) is the most famous wine of Somló Hill, and a favourite of gourmets. Harvested late and a relatively sensitive type of wine, it is full of passion, character, masculine, elegant and with a high level of extract. In good vintages, it stands out with its moderate acidity and excellent quality. Fermented in wooden casks, the wine absorbs a unique and harmonious background fragrance from the wood.

Somlói Juhfark is my personal fav, but just after Tokaji. :)



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Have a nice week!

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Newcomers Gab: Annie from Great Britain


- Which part of Hungary are you living now?
Budapest

Taking off from the Castle
(all the photos in this article are from Annie's Flickr photostream)

- Why did you choose to come to Hungary ?
I lived in Poland for two years and for Paris for a year after that. When I was choosing my next place I decided I would quite like to try some-where else in Eastern Europe and Budapest was where I got my job.

- For how long have you been living in here?

8 months

- What are you doing/working as now in Hungary?

I work as a teacher in an International School

Synagogue doorway

- What is your impression of Hungary after living here for this duration?

I think that it takes time to feel really familiar with a new place and while I really like the city, Budapest doesn't feel like home just yet. I feel that I am only just starting to get to grips with using some Hungarian and getting the little cultural quirks.

- Was it difficult to arrange your travel to Hungary with all your belongings?

Easy, as this was my third move I have learnt to travel light.

- How did you manage the route, planning, timing, temperature, luggage preparation for your travel during the move?

I flew over with one suitcase and a piece of handluggage, one month before I started work. A couple of friends came with me, which was great as we had a while to explore before I had to start my new job.

-If someone were to come from where you used to live, considering to live in Hungary/Budapest the next time, would you encourage anyone to travel in this way?

Living and working overseas is just as amazing and just as difficult as you would imagine. There are times when everything feels totally alien and there are times that you find yourself connecting with little things that make you feel like you belong. Most days swing between the two. I would encourage anyone to come to Budapest, living here is nothing like being a tourist in the city.

-Did you find any difficulties in accessing to anything during the first month upon arrival?
I was lucky that my work sorted out my apartment and residency permits and stuff like that, but I did have problems getting travel tickets for the metro and trams, there seemed to be hardly any places to buy them from.

-What kind of food/beverage have you tried in Hungary?
Pogacsa, gulyasleves, Bikaver wine, kolbasz....there must be too many others

-Which are the locations that you like the most here that you would recommend?

I love the VII district, which is where I live. There are loads of characters around here and the buildings still bear the marks of the history of the area, which is fantastic and very humbling.
I am also a huge fan of Margit Island, which must be the summer saviour of every-one who lives in and visits Budapest.



Rooftops of the Jewish quarter, originally uploaded by Pinkannie.

-What tips or advices would you want to share with our readers?

Always take a bag with you when you go shopping in Hungary, you hardly ever get given them in shops. Also, Hungarians never expect foreigners to speak Hungarian, so a sweet smile and a kozsonom will go a long way.


Esterházy Palace - Fertőd

As a part of our excursion to Sopron we visited the Esterházy Palace in Fertőd. Its really pretty close, just like 20 km to the north-east, by car it didnt take more then half an hour.

Esterházy Palace - Fertőd
(photos: Zsolt)

One of Hungary's wealthiest aristocratic families, the Esterházys had their splendid palace, the 'Hungarian Versailles' built between 1720 and 1766. Today the centre for Hungarian Haydn research is a museum and an important cultural venue.

Apart from the Baroque theatre, the building complex of this resplendent palace has remained intact. Much of the exhibitions in the museum housed here conjure up the building's heyday under Miklós Esterházy Fényes (1762-1790). Rich gold-plated halls, period wall paintings, lacquer plates brought from China, 18th-century furniture with embroidered upholstery and porcelain display the fashion of the period, befitting of a Baroque-Rococo princely court.

Fertőd

The great Austrian composer Joseph Haydn lived and worked here for nearly half of his active period, namely from 1766 until 1790. An exhibition and a room in the palace commemorates him, while concerts held in the summer and the plan for a Haydn Centre are to evoke the spirit of the era.

Palace Museum

Visitors may become familiar with the architectural and interior design characteristic of the 18th-century palaces of the aristocracy. An exhibition introduces the history of the lavish palace and its park, as well as the work of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809).

Esterházy Palace - Fertőd

Among the luxurious furnishings brought from throughout the world, the then fashionable Chinese porcelain is worthy of special mention, along with the French and Flemish gobelin upholstered seating and various items of furniture decorated with marquetry.

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The architectural history of the palace and its park is displayed in two rooms along with a collection of original faience ceramic stoves of the palace.

Three rooms house the exhibition introducing the works of Joseph Haydn. In addition to enjoying an opulent lifestyle and entertainment the Esterházy court also played a significant role in the contemporaneous musical life. Thanks to the efforts of Joseph Haydn - who spent the most productive of his creative years in the service of Duke Nicholas - operas, operettas and symphonies were born during this period in Esterháza, now called Fertőd. Thus the Haydn exhibit is a natural part of the palace's history.

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Szentendre

Szentendre is a riverside town in Pest county, Hungary, near the capital city Budapest. It is known for its museums (most notably the Open-Air Ethnographic Museum), galleries, and artists. Due to its picturesque appearance and easy rail and river access, it has become a popular destination for tourists staying in Budapest. There are many facilities, including souvenir shops and restaurants, catering to these visitors.

Szentendre , originally uploaded by zsoolt.

Hungarian National Waterpolo team

The Hungarian National Waterpolo Team has a chance to win its 4th Olympic Golden Medal in London 2012. All our support to the best waterpolo team of the world:)

SYDNEY - Yeah
ATHENS - Yeah
BEIJING - Yeah
LONDON ?


waterpolo, originally uploaded by zsoolt.





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Pure air and lush green meadows provide a relaxing environment for visitors and also offer exciting outside activities such as horseback riding, fishing, guided tours, and trips to one of the educational centres for protection of the environment.


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