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Son Thanks Mom Who Cared For His Dad For 20 Years With 20 Adventures

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.23.2016 | Parents

One son found the most adventurous way to thank his mom for taking care of his dad after he had a stroke, and it’s no typical token of appreciation....

Smart City: Better Budapest

Harpreet Kaur | Posted 10.21.2016 | Green
Harpreet Kaur

Smart City is an an urban development mission and concept we hear increasingly as a range of thinkers, technologists, architects, engineers, designers...

9 European Cities You Probably Haven't Visited Yet - But Totally Should

Jetsetter.com | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Throw away that cliched European bucket list: we're here to sing the praises of the continent's less-celebrated gems. These 9 cities-on-the-verge offe...

What Colbert and Springsteen Can Teach the Next President about American Power

András Simonyi | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
András Simonyi

Back in the '60s and '70s, American popular culture played an incredibly important role for us in Communist Eastern Europe, turning our heads toward freedom and democracy. Even the most repressive regimes in Russia and East Germany could not put the "Rock and Roll Genie" back into the bottle.

From Baths to Ruin Pubs in Budapest

Josh Ferry Woodard | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Josh Ferry Woodard

Budapest is a majestic city; brilliant like an expertly cut diamond and just as edgy. There is as much enjoyment to be found visiting the city's cond...

These Weird Legends are Said to Bring one Good Luck.Would you try them out?

Menorca Chaturvedi | Posted 04.08.2016 | Weird News
Menorca Chaturvedi

Would you consider dangling upside-down from the top of a castle to be potentially blessed with the 'gift of the gab'? What about spinning on a mosaic...

Budapest Travel for Couples: Music, Romance, Restaurants and Wine

David Code | Posted 02.24.2017 | Travel
David Code

A dinner party. When arriving in a new country, who wouldn't love to be invited to a dinner party with locals?

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in Budapest, Hungary on a Budget

Jacquelin Carnegie | Posted 02.19.2017 | Travel
Jacquelin Carnegie

There are lots of affordable ways to enjoy this city, which in case you didn't know, is divided in two by the Danube river -- hilly, more-residential Buda on one side and Pest, where all the action is, on the other.

How a Dirty Underpass in a Hungary Railway Station Became a Little Isle of Humanity

Krisztina Danka, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2016 | Religion
Krisztina Danka, Ph.D.

When I lay down in my comfortable apartment in Budapest, Hungary, all I could see in my mind are images of babies and little children lying on the dirty floor of Budapest's railway stations, or a damp field near the border waiting for their transfer to a new, safer and better life.

'Love Will Win': Syrian Refugee Couple's Kiss Is A Moment Of Grace Amid Crisis

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.23.2015 | Good News

There is little respite for Syrians who have fled their homeland, but a photographer captured two people in a quiet, loving moment. Zsíros István, a...

Facebook Group Helps Migrants, Refugees Cut Through Red Tape, Enter Camps

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.24.2017 | Impact

Hungarian officials erected a wire fence along the southern border to keep out migrants and refugees, last week, but over 7,000 Hungarian citizens hav...

Up Close and Personal: the Refugee Crisis in Hungary

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
W. Hunter Roberts

American visitors were rare back then. Yet they welcomed me, an American woman from an "enemy state" with open arms. Now, 25 years later, I am in Hungary and they are coming, expecting the same sort of open arms. Instead they find fences and fear.

Woman Organizes Aid Caravan From Spain to Hungary To Help Refugees

HuffPost Spain | Carlota E. Ramírez | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact

  "It's simple: I own a station wagon, and I'm tired of looking at sad images." That's how Natalia Álvarez explains the initiative she started la...

Why We Desperately Need to Help Syrian Refugee Children Get to School

Gordon Brown | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Gordon Brown

Europe will need to do far more to provide for asylum seekers within our borders. But while Europe copes with tens of thousands, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey urgently need more aid to cope with millions.

Hundreds Of Migrants And Refugees To Walk 150 Miles From Hungary To Austria

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

They're miles away from their war-torn countries, and they won't stop until they find a new home. On Thursday, an estimated 1,200 migrants and refugee...

Photos, Video Show Frantic Crowds At Budapest Train Station

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.03.2015 | Home

Chaos unfolded on Thursday in Budapest's Keleti station as crowds of migrants and refugees who had been camped outside were finally allowed in. Polic...

Mirror Mirror, Break the Wall

LGBT News | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts
LGBT News

There in the middle of the festival grounds, adorned within a classic Spiegeltent of wood canvas and mirrors stood an island within the island, Magic Mirror - the espoused "hetero-friendly queer venue" of the festival.

Devastating Photos Show Thousands Trapped In Budapest Train Station

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home

As European governments spar over how to address the rising number of migrants and refugees trying to enter the EU, some cities in the region are stru...

If You Could Go Anywhere: 10 Bucket-List Travel Destinations

Leon Logothetis | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin.

Remarkable Retail Amidst the Ruins

Jon Bird | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Jon Bird

To find surprising retail in a foreign city, you often have to do a little digging. You have to be part archaeologist, part anthropologist, delving beyond the surface similarities of the globalized retail landscape to see what makes a place and its people unique.

Don't Throw Momma From the Boat: How I Survived a Danube River Cruise

Natalie Compagno | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

I am watching the season finale of "Downton Abbey" when my Mom calls to say that she wants to go on a Danube river cruise. Of course she does. It's Pavlovian, the Viking Cruises ad runs before each episode and the bells ring for the servants to attend to the aristocrats of the manor.

Budapest: Hollywood on the Danube

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

When the movie "Spy" opens June 5, viewers will see Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law flirting in the offices of the C.I.A. In Budapest.

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

Oyster | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just $100/night this summer. Suddenly, that trip to New York City looks much less appealing. But you'll be shocked by how gorgeous a resort you can score for just $100 in Phuket!

8 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Elodie Cheesman

With a six-week long university break stretching out before me and indecisive friends "umm-ing" and "aah-ing" over holiday plans, I decided to travel alone. My solo adventures in Copenhagen, Budapest and Vienna really emboldened me. Corny as it is to say, my solo traveling experience has literally opened up a world of possibilities.

13 Reasons You Need To Visit Budapest ASAP

Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel

Europe is mind-blowingly cheap right now. And of all the picturesque places to choose from, we've got a special eye on Budapest.