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Expat Press Hungary will help you discover all the things you need to know about Hungarian life. Join us on this cultural adventure tour.

Angels of the Sky: Hungarian Working Women of the 1930s

This is our first collaboration with Napi Történelmi Forrás. The editors of this magazine are historians with the aim of capturing the atmosphere of centuries past through their articles. -an article by Vivien Rapali-  Original article...
Expat Press - Pelle Zoltan, District VIII

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 pie-wedge-shaped District VIII (Józsefváros) contains two separate and distinct areas:...
Pelle Zoltán Photography - Parliament of Budapest

District V, Budapest at Its Classiest

Belváros. Downtown. The Inner City. Where it all comes together. The Queen of Budapest Districts. It’s all here: District V – Budapest at its classiest. Budapest’s District V, also known as Belváros, is one of...
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...
TedxBudapest 2018

TEDxBudapest 2018 – 
Our beautiful illogical decisions

Are you a rational thinker? Do you always and consistently make the best possible decision? Are you sure? What do we consider irrational? Normally things that differ, that are out of line, erroneous or...
Expat Press Bela Lugosi aka Count Dracula

“I Never Drink… Wine.” – The Story of Béla Lugosi, aka Count Dracula

It was 1931, the height of the Depression in the United States. People would do anything to escape the gloom and doom that was all around them. Their favorite activity was to trade in...
Budapest's best hidden parks - Margitsziget

Budapest’s Best Hidden Parks – Expat Press Guide

There’s more to Budapest than a Danube Cruise – as great as that is! Try relaxing with a stroll through one of the city’s lovely ‘Hidden Gem’ parks, scattered throughout Budapest like little green...
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...
Expat Press Budapest Rooftop Bars

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...

Expat Press interview with Caitlin Jones – part one

Caitlin Jones, Deputy Head of Mission, arrived in Hungary on 11 November 2015 and has been carrying out her diplomatic duties here ever since. We spoke with her about a very hot topic just...

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Hungarian Drink Specialties for Year-end Toasts

We recently wrote about the many ways we can spend a fun New Year's Eve in Budapest but what are the best drinks for...

Best Of The Best Hungarian Authors – translated into English

The Central European country of Hungary has produced some of the world’s finest authors. Below is a short list of Hungary’s best-known-and-loved authors, many...

‘Töltött Hold’ Gastro Weekend in Budapest

Between 5 and 7 February a three-day long winter gastro party is to take place at the Hold Street Downtown Market in Budapest, in...