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On our second day we headed towards the southernmost part of Hungary. This area is full of real treasures, important historical buildings, villages you've probably never heard of and top quality wines. On our way to the wine region we drove through some quiet villages where nicely renovated old Swab...

A fun mom and son duo booked a cool treehouse in a tiny village of Baranya and asked us to create an itinerary for them. They wanted to get a good overview of the area. We felt honoured and happy about this task, as Baranya is among our favourite counties in Hungary. It’s a really colourful region,...

For all of our itineraries we recommend staying in Noszvaj, which has a good selection of accommodation in all price ranges and also has some cafés and restaurants. We can help you select accommodation according to your needs. Each itinerary focuses on something different, but of course we think the...

The Bükkalja has so much to offer to the visitors that we could write a book about it. In the previous blog posts I have covered different thematics, but there are a few topics that I did not want to force into any of them. So on this page I list a few places that are worth a visit if you are travel...

Bükkalja is an ideal destination for families with big and small children as well. The small villages are quiet and peaceful, while the surrounding hills and forests offer easy hikes, good places for a family picnic, and healthy, fresh air. The kids will enjoy so much running around freely on dirt r...

Wherever we travel, we are always looking for local artisans who are working hard to maintain old traditions. In the Bükkalja we have met some wonderful people who are creating artisan products in harmony with the gentle landscape of Bükkalja. On our tours we make sure you'll also meet some of them,...

Hungary has a great selection of accommodation in all price ranges, from hostels to 5 star luxury hotels, from apartments to boutique hotels. We personally prefer smaller, family run boutique hotels and alternative accommodations. In the Bükkalja we can offer you some really cool places for your ove...

Hungary is world famous for its thermal waters, and millions of people travel to Hungary to enjoy the healing and relaxing affects of these waters. There are about 1500 thermal springs throughout the country, and anywhere you go, you will find several wellness hotels, spas, thermal baths and swimmin...

The gastronomy of Bükkalja fits perfectly into the landscape. More and more people go back to their roots and prepare wonderful local products, just like their grandparents did. You can shop for sweet jams, spicy cheeses and smoked ham at the local farmers' markets, all prepared the traditional way....

Hungarian wine is not world famous, I usually did not find any in wine stores around the world. However, let me share my opinion with you. I have tasted lot of wine during my travels, from New Zealand to Bordeaux, from Tuscany to the Douro Valley, I have also taken several wine courses, so I am conf...