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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.

Expat Press Budapest District VIII

District VIII – The Real Off-Beat Budapest

As amazing as Budapest’s VII District - the Jewish Quarter - has become, a complaint from many is that it’s become too touristy, too busy, and too filled with the sorts of places you...
Expat Press Balaton guide 2018

Visiting the Balaton – Where to Go and What to Do

They call it the Hungarian sea, and we can guarantee that even though it's not actually a sea, spending time by the Balaton will be an experience of a lifetime. It would be extremely...
Expat Press Magazine-Expat Q&A - Top tips to thrive in a brand new culture

Expat Q&A – Top tips to thrive in a brand new culture

Expat question: "I’ve heard that the first period of an expat assignment is a very exciting and uplifting one, which is full of enjoyment and fun, but I did not experience any of that....
Esztergom - Discover a 1046 Years Old City

Esztergom – Discover the Secrets of a 1046 Years Old City

When people think of Hungary, the first place that comes to mind is Budapest. And, yes, while Budapest is truly amazing, it’s important to remember that there is more to Hungary than Budapest so...
Expat Press Magazine- Making friends abroad

The power of trust and perseverance I. – Making friends abroad

The issue of finding real friends and the desire to feel connected and have intimate friendships have come up several times in my coaching sessions with clients, so I think it is time to...
Expat Press Budapest Art Cinema Guide

Let’s Go To The Movies – Budapest Art Cinema Guide

If I had to point to a place that perfectly captures the vibe of Budapest it would be the art cinema scene. It’s not just about watching a movie on a Friday evening. It’s...
Guide to cost of living in Budapest

Guide to Expat Cost of Living in Budapest

As with a move to any new country, there are many things you need to know about living in Budapest. The internet has a variety of guides for the incipient expat and the sponsors...

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...
Tattoo budapest, the artist: Vadócz Balázs

The Skin We Live In – Tattoo life in Budapest

If you think that tattoos are a part of some subculture, you might have to reconsider. Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench decided to have a tattoo at the age of 81 for example. Or think...
Expat Press Neighbourhood Guide - Zing Burger

Budapest Neighbourhood Guide – Insider Tips from Moszkva Tér to Margaret Bridge

While our last neighbourhood guide was about the the Great Market Hall Area, the heart, soul and former border of Pest city, this time we’re going 4km to the northwest, all the way to...

MUST READ

Life in the Shadows Brought to Light at Police Museum in...

For those who have surpassed obvious museum mainstream in Budapest and are searching for something more contrary, I recommend a visit to the Rendőrmúzeum/Police...

Slip into Budapest’s Newest Cake Shop

Slip into Budapest’s newest cake shop for some beautiful and tasty cake and ice cream art, plus special coffees; definitely a standout performer in...

Budapest Daynight project – the story behind an illuminating visual series

Do you know the feeling of being in a gallery or museum surrounded by so many equally beautiful artworks, but seeing one that somehow...