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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 a friend in the process! The idea behind peer-to-peer car-sharing is...
Lively Co-working Spaces in Budapest

Lively Co-working Spaces in Budapest

The successful tale of Prezi, the Budapest-based software company founded in 2009 by Péter Halácsy, Adam Somlai-Fischer and Péter Árvai, is well known throughout the city. By transforming bland, rigid presentations of the PowerPoint...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Hungarian Currency

A new 1,000 Forint Banknote for Hungary

The iconic 1,000 Forint banknote has recently undergone a re-design. The new banknotes entered into circulation on 1st March so expect to start seeing them in the coming days. The new notes still bear...
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...
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...
Brainbar 2018 Budapest

Brainbar Budapest welcomes masterminds of 2018

Europe’s biggest festival on the future walks the talk and presents its first robot star, Sophia, who was recently granted Saudi citizenship. Besides ‘her’, visitors will meet Hollywood’s most daring production designer and find...

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Budapest District VIII and IX – Refreshed and Animated

To continue our review of Budapest’s Districts, we find Districts VIII and IX, two areas that have been undergoing renovations for several years. District VIII Budapest’s...