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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving is a time in people’s lives when they put everything aside and and spend a few days with greatfulness and celebration.  These days are characterized by several traditional Thanksgiving activities. 

Gingerbread recipe

If you would like to prepare the perfect gingerbread for Christmas Eve then here is a receipt you should definitely try out. 

Advent and its traditions

During the four weeks leading up to Christmas there are several days that are important for folk traditions. 

Saint Martin's Day

The Martin Day’s folk traditions are linked to the end of the year, the end of agricultural work and the starting time of Advent.

Remembrance Day

The First World War, also known as the Great War, was the beginning of modern technological warfare, responsible for the deaths of milions of people around the world.

The Jewish quarter of Pest

At the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries in the VII. district of Budapest the Old Jewish Quarter of Pest was formed and its center was the Király street at that time. 

History and origin of pig slaughter

The history of pig slaughter's tradition goes back to the time of Conqer and our Conqueror ancestors had brought the Salontan pigs from the East with themselves.

Halloween in Hungary?

Halloween, All Soul’s Day or All Saint’s Day ? What is the difference between these 3 holidays?  Now we will find out. 

Tourist spots in Gödöllő

In autumn what can be better than a good walkaround? Hearing the leaves crackle under your boots, feel the pinching but yet pleasant air on your skin, watching the birds jiggling around you ...

Gödöllői Castle and Gödöllő’s parks

Gödöllő lays about 30km away from Budapest which is a metropolitan area in Pest county. H8 numbered suburban railway takes you directly to Gödöllő from Örs Vezér square.  Saint Stephen University can be found here and this is Hungary’s main education institute of agriculture. Many kindergartens elementary and secondary schools are located here.
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