Population 10 million
Area 93,000 sq km
Currency Forint (Ft)
Capital Budapest (population: 2.5 million)
International phone code 36
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10 great winter destinations in Central and Eastern Europe
Forget the plummeting temperatures and long dark nights, winter is a hugely rewarding season in which to visit Central and Eastern Europe. Frozen rivers, frosty…28 Nov 2016 • Jonathan Bousfield insert_drive_file Article
Get on board: the 5 best European river cruises
Among a certain segment of travellers, cruising is sometimes maligned: the dismal buffet and watered-down cocktails. Those kitschy lounge acts. The contrived sh…29 Mar 2016 • AnneLise Sorensen insert_drive_file Article
10 of the best European city breaks
In this article sponsored by Scenic Australia, Emma Gibbs picks 10 of the best city breaks across Europe. Europe is so crammed full of fascinating, vibrant c…01 Dec 2015 • Emma Gibbs insert_drive_file Article