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  • wines of the Danube region
    Wines of the Danube region
    Wonderfully informative and delicious tasting at Soif in downtown Santa Cruz and featuring wines from the lesser known regions surrounding the Danube. All wine terroir is dependent on micro-geographical climates but here we have soil integrating...
  • Fashion Art Toronto 2014 : Vanika
    Fashion Arts Toronto 2014: VANIKA
    Models are using their own unique vision in the fashion scene to expose their brands and with models turned designers not being a new phenomenon, we are seeing a lot of models sharing their skills and ideas embarking on new collaborations and...
  • Fakanal Etterem, meaning Wooden Spoon restaurant, upstairs in Budapest's lively Central Market
    A Budapest treat, Upstairs at the Central market
    Budapest, Hungary The best way to experience a country is through its food, and no culinary trip is as gustatory and fun as one that begins in Budapest, Hungary. The city has many great, modern restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, but I...
  • Budapest ruin bar
    Szimpla Kert, Budapest's popular ruin pub
    The lively Hungarian capital is famous for its innumerable ruin bars. These places are located in abandoned buildings and courtyards of Budapest. Szimpla Kert is a hot spot; it is undoubtedly the best known, ruin pub among tourists. This popular...
  • The Chain Bridge
    Experience the history in Budapest Hungary
    Embrace the history within Budapest Hungary, known as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The capital is the largest city in Hungary and currently one of the largest cities within the European Union. The city spans across the Danube River,...
  • Town of Breckenridge, Colorado
    Enjoy Budapest and Prague, ski Breckenridge, adventure in Argentina
    This week’s travel deals include adventures in Eastern Europe, rooms in Breckenridge during ski season, and a vacation in Argentina.Gate 1 Travel is partnering with Travelzoo.com to offer a vacation to Eastern Europe, including Budapest and...
  • University of Kaposvár Naked Protest of Dress Colde
    Students and faculty at the University of Kaposvár strip over protest
    In Budapest, Hungary, students and their female instructor at theUniversity of Kaposvár removed their clothing in a protest over a new dress code by the school. The dress code was changed this week to ban females wearing clothing that shows too...
  • New Zealand
    Airfare sale, adventure in Budapest and Prague, self-tour in New Zealand
    This week’s travel deals include airfare deals from Air Canada, an adventure in Central Europe, and a trip to New Zealand and Fiji.Air Canada is offering great deals to Asia with travel to Hong Kong and Tokyo for as little at $430 one-way...
  • Raid on dogfighting finds 83 dogs
    Recent raid on dogfighting ring finds 83 dogs
    In July 2013, the Hungarian Counter Terrorism Centre (TEK) task force conducted a massive raid on a dogfighting ring (or gang, in Europe). Five men were arrested, in addition to police finding drugs and illegal substances on the property.In total,...
  • Dog's face mangled, but heart still wants love
    Dog's face mangled, but heart still wants love
    *GRAPHIC IMAGES*Smiley was locked in "pallet" (or a breeding vice) to produce puppies for a dogfighting ring, when a male dog attacked her and ripped off part of her face. While being strapped to the device, she was unable to defend...
  • Count Dracula meets Xerxes the Great on a luxury train to Iran
    Count Dracula meets Xerxes the Great on a luxury train to Iran
    Imagine taking a private train ride stopping at storybook spots like Dracula's castle in Romania, the ornate palaces of the ancient emperors of Bulgaria, the fabulous Land of the Fairy Chimneys in Turkey and the historic ruins of Persepolis in...
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    Smithsonian 47th Annual Folklife Festival begins later this month
    Visitors to the 47th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival can learn about the country of Hungary, endangered languages and the history of aesthetics of African Americans.The Festival will be held Wednesday, June 26, through Sunday, June 30, and...
  • Magdeburg, Germany flooding
    European flooding: Budapest defenses hold, more evacuations in Germany
    Record flooding in Germany and Hungary forced more residents from their homes over the weekend, but the Hungarian capital of Budapest survived the worst of the flooding without major damage.The Danube River peaked at an all-time record level...
  • German flooding
    ‘Worst floods of all time’ hammer Central Europe, cancel river cruises
    Severe flooding caused by recent heavy rains continued to plague much of Central Europe Friday as government officials warned their citizens of impending danger.“We are facing the worst floods of all time,” Hungarian Prime Minister...
  • Passau flooding
    Death toll from European flooding rises
    At least 16 dead as floodwaters continue to plague five nationsThe Austrian Civil Protection Authority reported Thursday that four people have died and three others are still missing as a result of recent floods and landslides in the Central...