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21st Century Challenges in Hungary | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 6

21st Century Challenges in Hungary

The early years of the 21st Century have been an exciting time in Hungary. So many changes, new opportunities and new challenges. Szilveszter (New Year’s Eve), December 31, 1999, (or, if you prefer, December 31,...
Expat Press Digital Nomads Budapest

Budapest – A Paradise for Digital Nomads and Tech Startups

Back in the days when people used to read newspapers, I wrote a column for The Budapest Sun’s business pages called Net@work. As the new media manager for, what was at the time Hungary’s...
AutoPal feature

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 a friend in the process! The idea behind peer-to-peer car-sharing is...
Post-Brexit in Hungary

Post-Brexit in Hungary: Keep Calm and Carry On?

In what is probably a first for the British Embassy in Hungary, a Town Hall meeting was held at the Novotel Budapest Danube on January 22 to keep British nationals up-to-date with citizensʼ rights...
Guess What’s Happening in Budapest? | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Guess What’s Happening in Budapest?

What’s happening in Budapest? The city will continue to expand, beautify, renovate, refurbish and grow well into the next decade – and beyond. Many of the planned changes have already begun and construction is scheduled...
Advanced Blogging and Social Media Strategies Seminar Budapest

The Advanced Blogging and Social Media Strategies Seminar Budapest

The Advanced Blogging and Social Media Strategies seminar is visiting Budapest for the first time on April 17th, 2018. Presented by John W. Hayes (formerly of the Budapest Sun Online) and author of the best-selling...
Last year’s Amazing Hungarian Inventions | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 2

Last year’s Amazing Hungarian Inventions

Do you know what a smartphone app that charges you money to press the snooze button, an energy-generating pavement, an anti-theft app for cyclists, a Grand Prize award winning disinfectant and a phenomenal photographic...
The magnificent lobby of the smart hotel

First hotel in Europe controlled by guest smartphones opens in Budapest

Hotel of tomorrow opened this Monday in Budapest, in Nyár utca. The 40 rooms of the 4-star KViHotel, controlled by the TMRW Hotels application, uses the most innovative solutions of the 21st century; the...
Understanding cultures, the culture of understanding | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Understanding cultures, the culture of understanding

Csenger is a picturesque small town in North East Hungary with less than 6,000 inhabitants, and is the birthplace of several outstanding scientists and artists. My interviewee, Katalin Juhos-Lockefeer, also comes from here. Hailing...
Budapest Burns Supper 2019

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 and tatties as a starter. This year, UPS brought over...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Budapest

Such choices! Any type of celebratory activity is available in Budapest on New Year’s Eve, so check out just a few of them below. Have...

Richard Bares All For His Art

A Budapest institution since the 1980s, Actor/Director/Writer/Radio Show Host/Ouzo Connoisseur Richard Rifkin continues to delight and amaze local audiences with his wit and charm....

International Coffee Day in Kazinczy utca

At the end of September, International Coffee Day is celebrated in many countries all around the world; cafés and coffee shops in Europe and...