This August’s summer break saw The Budapest Times venture to familiar territory in neighbouring Transylvania in Romania and to further afield in pulsating and fascinating Kolkata in India. Next year? Perhaps further still to the 7,107 idyllic tropical islands of the Philippines on the edge of the warm Pacific Ocean, which are looking to attract more Hungarians. This week’s special section may give readers some ideas.
Mad dogs and an Englishman Confessions of a young, wild ’traveller-not-a-tourist’ Immediately after completing a three-and-a-half-year journalism apprenticeship in England in 1973, Christopher Maddock set out on an overland trip[…]