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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 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...
Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez | Expat Press Hungary Magazine 8

Budapest Bridge Ballet – unique photoshoot of Mexican photographer, Juanjo Rodríguez

A pirouette on Elisabeth Bridge, an arabesque in front of the Parliament – ballerinas cropped up recently in downtown Budapest. The reason was a very special photoshoot. Mexican photographer/musician Juan José “Juanjo” Rodríguez put...
English-Language Theater in Budapest | Expat Press Hungary Magazine

English-Language Theater in Budapest

Ever since the regime change in the early 1990s, Budapest has been inundated with foreigners who have remained in the city for work, marriage and retirement. Using English as a common language, a natural...
British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

“NE CSAK SZURKOLJ, SEGÍTS! (DON’T JUST CHEER, HELP!) is the name of the Ultrabalaton relay race organised by Hungarian Interchurch Aid. The team of ten runners led by Iain Lindsay, the UK’s Ambassador to...
Castles in Hungary-the creative couple

Castles in Hungary – medieval architecture comes to life in 3d

Medieval Hungarian castles come to life in 3D, in 2018. How is this possible? Thanks to 21st century technology, creativity, and a daring team of two professionals, castles in Hungary are revived in front...

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...
Budapest breakfast and brunch places

The Ten Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Budapest

A traditional Hungarian breakfast was always a roll and a jolt of coffee/caffeine. But with the influx of more and more tourists and expats into Budapest, local restaurateurs began to realize there was something...
Charity and Celebration at the 21st Budapest Burns Supper

Charity and Celebration at the 21st Budapest Burns Supper

The 21st annual charity Budapest Burns Supper is only two weeks away and we're looking forward to it. The Burns Suppers organised by the Robert Burns International Foundation have been held in the ballroom of...
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...

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Many say that Budapest in one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe, especially around Christmas time. If you’d like to stop for...