your trip to Hungary
ReConnect Hungary provides a total experience, balancing exposure to history, culture and current-day trends all in the context of a fun, informative and inspiring visit. There is so much to see in the country, but we've carefully selected a few "must see" locations and sights. You'll get opportunities to hear from and question leading experts on top issues. You'll also have some free time to relax, explore or visit the village/town where your family came from, if you wish.
pre-trip activities
Your 14 days in Hungary will be like none other: you will not be a tourist staring out the window of a sightseeing bus and listening to countless audio-tapes. You will learn and experience Hungarian traditions and history in a totally new way, as part of a living culture, connecting to young Hungarians. Our expert organizers have done their best to arrange your trip. To make sure you are getting the most out of it, press Continue to see what you have to do!
information for parents
As a parent, you can make your child's dream of visiting your ancestral homeland a reality by providing the ReConnect experience as the gift for that milestone in their lives: a special birthday, high school or college graduation present, getting that first promotion. (You can support any other qualified young adult in their journey of self-discovery as well.) After all, the goal is to enrich the life of your child, deepen family traditions, and nurture community bonds.

did you know

...one of Charles Dickens' great-great-great granddaughters is half-Hungarian? And guess where she lives...

...2012's Hungarian figure skating champion is 19-year-old Hungarian-American Chelsea Rose Chiappa from Connecticut?

...there really is a Transylvania—it was part of Hungary, and it was the first place ever to declare religious tolerance in 1568. P.S. that's why there's a Transylvania University in Kentucky (too).