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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...
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...
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...
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...
Wow! You guys are great! | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Wow! You guys are great!

Customer reviews are becoming more and more important in the online retail sector. They call them “reviews” and on some sites, such as AirBnB and TripAdvisor, they push to get you to do these...
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...
Social media seminar Budapest - John Hayes

Advanced Blogging and Social Media Strategies Event to visit Budapest

John W. Hayes, author of the best-selling business book: Becoming THE Expert – Enhancing Your Business Reputation through Thought Leadership Marketing, has announced he will be visiting Budapest, Hungary on April 17, 2018 with...
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...
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...
Move To Budapest And Live Well - Expat Interview With Matty Ryan | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

Move To Budapest And Live Well – Expat Interview With Matty Ryan

A move to Budapest has become the best-kept secret of many business-people from other countries since the early 1990s. In our recent interview with Matty Ryan, expat Irishman, the President of the Irish-Hungarian Business Circle, we...

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National holiday in Hungary – Let’s celebrate together

Happy Holiday Hungary! Today is Revolution Day. Every year on 15th March, Hungarians commemorate the beginning of the revolution against the Habsburg regime. Here...