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Do’s & Dont’s
Hungary Don’ts Don’t be surprised, if a man doesn’t shake your hand. Customs seems to be still that women don’t want that (or it’s done out of respect, I couldn’t figure it out yet). Don’t say “No” when someone offers you something for free (like fruits, vegetables and such), it seems to offend people when you do so. Hungary Do’s …
Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.
1. Lángos (fried dough) What it is: A plate-sized sheet of fried dough that is usually smothered with sour cream and cheese. Other possible toppings include garlic sauce or ketchup. Why it’s awesome: Did you miss the part where I wrote “fried dough”?! 2. Gulyás (goulash) What it is: Known to most as “goulash,” this popular soup is a Hungarian …