HUNGARY TODAY

The Hungarian spirit is distinctive. As an expat, discover the people and the places that infuse Hungarian culture with great soul.

View from The Top: Expat Press Guide to Budapest’s Best Rooftop Bars

High above the hustle and bustle and exhaust fumes and traffic of the city streets are some of Budapest’s best rooftop bars, from which you can enjoy stunning views over our fair city. Below are the premier skybars to be found around town. A38 Ship While...

HUNGARIAN LIVING

Városliget by Pelle Zoltán

Yesteryear Charm in Gracious Zugló

Here is a commuter locale with a “smaller-town” middle- to working-class ambiance in the lesser frequented and not so commercialized District XIV. Development in this...
May Day Budapest 2019

May Day 2019 in Hungary

No matter what you call it – Labor Day, May Day, International Workers Day, Primero de Mayo – Hungarians still celebrate it with gusto...
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AutoPal: rent unique cars from local hosts in Budapest

AutoPal, a peer-to-peer car-sharing startup in Budapest connects travelers with local hosts and allows them to rent from private owners. You may even make...
Expat Press-Volunteering and Tree Planting Event in Hungary for Children

Volunteering and Tree Planting Event in Hungary for Children

VOLUNTEERING AND TREE PLANTING EVENT- Szilaspogony 6/04/2019 Enjoy a great day out volunteering with us to plant a fruit garden for the village nursery of...
How to be a real Budapester

How to be a real Budapester

Either compete with the Jones'es or with the Kovács'es. Or have the best of both when committing to life here, as the following may...

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Celebration at the 22nd Budapest Burns Supper

Every Burns Supper has traditional elements, such as the Address to the Haggis. Guests are also treated to Scotland’s national dish of haggis, neeps...

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HUNGARIAN HISTORY

The richness of Hungarian history and Hungarian culture filled the country with fine art, literature, music and philosophy. Witness the growth of Hungary in these evocative and exciting photos and articles – old and new.

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August 20 is St. Stephen’s Day, arguably Hungary’s largest and most important national holiday. Enjoy the celebrations, which will include everything from an aerial and water parade to gastronomy to the arts and much more. Here are the programmes you can attend in Budapest. ...