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Head East for holiday bargains

A great British holiday may have seemed like the best option for many families this year. However, those who have held back on their holiday plans would be wise to look further afield to make their money go further according to research from Tesco Travel Money.

Football fever hits Hungary

Debrecen is a pretty Hungarian town best known for its annual Flower Carnival and thermal baths; but now it is also becoming known for its up and coming football team - DVSC-TEVA ( - who will meet Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League this month and again in November, the first Hungarian side since 1995/96 to play in the group stage.

Cruising is booming

Cruising is booming

River cruising is booming this year, according to cruise news and reviews site, With the pound struggling against the Euro, cost-conscious British holidaymakers have discovered that river cruising holidays offer great solutions for multi-city sightseeing trips in the Euro zone on rivers such as the Rhine and the Danube. Further afield, more adventurous expeditions along rivers such as the Nile or Yangtze are also proving popular.

Budapest to host Hungary’s top wine festival

Hungary has a growing reputation for producing excellent wines and the annual Budapest International Wine Festival in September gives wine lovers the perfect opportunity for tasting some of them, whilst enjoying the stunning backdrop of the Buda Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Luxury yoga holidays in Hungary

Take time out and enjoy a seven-day yoga and meditation holiday at the picturesque baroque style Castle Hotel in Szirák, just an hour outside of Budapest.

Choose to cruise - Europe’s remarkable rivers

Choose to cruise - Europe’s remarkable rivers

Meander through majestic mountains, sail through Europe’s valleys and visit vineyards with leading cruise company Page & Moy. The addition of 11 stunning new itineraries for 2010 take in the spectacular riverscapes of Europe.

Escape the Euro Zone with Mamaison Hotels

Escape the Euro Zone with Mamaison Hotels

Mamaison Hotels ( has unveiled some great prices this winter to help British visitors fight the credit crunch. From the beautiful city of Prague and the historical city of Budapest to the diverse city of Warsaw, Mamaison Hotels show that it pays to escape the Euro Zone this winter.

Take a swing and swig in Hungary

Golf and wine lovers can now combine their two passions with a golf and wine week in Hungary that includes three days golf at three courses close to Budapest, and two nights in Hungary’s most famous wine regions, Tokaj and Eger.

Visit Hungary for the Budapest Grand Prix

Experience the thrills of Formula One racing with three days of motor sport action from 31 July until 3 August 2008 at Budapest’s Hungaroring circuit. This circuit is only a few kilometres to the south of the city centre and the Budapest Grand Prix offers the ideal opportunity for motor sport fans to enjoy a city break in one of Europe’s prettiest capital cities, whilst catching one of the most exciting Formula One races live.

The Harleys roll into Hungary

Thousands of bikers will be donning their leathers and rolling into Hungary for the International Harley Davidson Festival, June 12th – 15th. The ninth annual festival will be taking place in the village of in Alsóörs, near Lake Balaton in the Európa Holiday Camp.

Hungary for summer

August is one of the best months in the year to visit Hungary, many butterflies and dragonflies are on the wing, and the already phenomenal birdlife is joined by wildfowl, waders and raptors from the north and east as they move southwards on migration.

Witness Hungary's unique folklore tradition

Witness Hungary's unique folklore tradition

The Bakony Hills in the Transdanubian Region is to host its 10th ‘Brigand-Days’ festival which is a three day programme of events from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 August for tourists, intended to preserve the regions historic past and tradition and draw people’s attention to their love of nature and horses.

Hungary hosts 'Hungary For Business' workshop

The Hungarian National Tourist Office is organising a networking workshop titled ‘Hungary for Business’ in June to showcase Hungary’s unique facilities and attractions to conference and incentive organisers in the UK.

Kylie’s world tours opens in Paris this May

Kylie’s world tours opens in Paris this May

Playing to well over half a million people, the tour is her biggest ever and has cost over £10 million to stage! Kylie Minogue returns to her true home – the live stage - when she opens her greatest ever tour KylieX2008 in Paris on May 6th.

Summer festivals in Hungary

Hungary plays host to a feast of festivals during the summer months including the famous Sziget Music Festival in Budapest and the up and coming Balaton Sound at the beautiful Lake Balaton.