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

Best Ruin Bars of Budapest – Ultimate Expat Press Guide

Think those old, ruined building facades don’t hold any interest for Budapest’s fun-seekers? Think again. Look closer – closer – closer – and you’ll find venues unique to this Central European capital: The Best Ruin Bars of Budapest. Budapest’s District VII: after WWII, a rotting,...

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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Eileen Kay is an ex-comedienne, ex-BBC sound editor, ex-importer and author of Noodle Trails 2, A Genealogy Adventure: My Secret Century in Budapest. She is currently living in Hungary, and her interest in Hungarian literature inspired her to start a "self-inflicted Hungarian literature 101...