At every turn Budapest reminds you it is one of Europe’s great imperial capitals, but perhaps this storied grandeur is most obvious from a boat meandering down the Danube River, a rolling, glistening body of water that splits the city into the Buda and Pest sides. On my most recent visit to the Hungarian capital, a river cruise with my now-husband in 2019, we arrived via the Danube ... and at night. Believe me when I tell you there’s no better way to view the city, as the lit-up Hungarian Parliament Building proves a breathtakingly exquisite sight.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
Brewing long and deep at its center before radiating out to the rest of Europe, Vienna boasts an illustrious history and lasting intellectual impact. The Austrian capital dates back to Celtic and Romen rule, the latter inhabitants using the center city as a military hub among many other employments.