Articles by Carolyn Bánfalvi
This guide will help you understand some of the essential Tokaji concepts, decode the important vocabulary you will find on a bottle of wine from Tokaj, and just generally put the nuances of the regio...
In a country renowned for its beautiful baked goods, the glistening and golden-tinted Dobos torta is arguably Hungary’s most famous layer cake.
Gyula Krúdy: Hungary’s Gourmet Writer
Hungarian food is closely tied in with the country’s literature, and perhaps no other writer captures the romance of the early-20th-century Budapest café society and the magic of Hungarian food better...
Ödön Lechner’s Budapest: Hungary’s Master of Art Nouveau
Barcelona has Gaudi—whose masterfully whimsical buildings dot the city—and Budapest has Ödön Lechner, the father of the Hungarian Secession movement, which was Hungary’s brand of art nouveau.
A Guide to Budapest’s Thermal Baths
Budapest is undoubtedly one of the world’s great spa cities. And its historic bath houses are among the city’s most unique attractions, each with its own unique characteristics.