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Budapest Districts II, III, and IV- The Residential Side of the City

Continuing our series on the different flavours of Budapest Districts, we present more detailed information on Districts II, III and IV. Budapest District II  District II is located west of the Danube and has two distinct...
Gourmet festival Budapest 2018

Gourmet Festival 2018 – from dumplings to high-end gastronomy

Mark your calendars for Pentecost weekend! Once again, gastronomy lovers just have to visit the Millenaris Park for the OTP Gourmet Festival from 17-20 May, exhibiting the country’s best restaurants, bakeries and wineries. The...
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“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...
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...
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A Guide to Sziget Festival 2018

Sziget Festival An Overview  For many young people, Sziget festival is the first thing that comes to mind when Budapest is mentioned. This week-long festival in early August is full of youthful energy and passion for...
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Budapest Districts XIII, XIV, and XXI

And finally, the last of Budapest’s Districts to be explored: Districts XIII, XIV and XXI. Even here, there are things to see and do. Budapest District XIII Budapest District XIII is known as Angyalföld, or Land of...

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...
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...

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...
The Ultimate Public Transportation Guide to Budapest

The Ultimate Public Transportation Guide to Budapest

Budapest takes pride in its very well-developed public transportation network. Services are relatively cheap, so you should consider taking a bus, tram, trolley bus or metro when getting around the city. CONTENTS METRO BUSES TICKETS AND PASSES TAXIS AIRPORTS METRO The...

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A culinary “jewel”, where beauty and culture meet in Budapest

The most elegant part of the city, the diplomatic quarter and Heroes’ square, namely Andrássy út, has always been an area where beauty and...

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There are Italian, Spanish, Mexican, Hungarian (of course), and others of all the most well-known culinary types. But hidden among the side streets of...

A Q­uick and Dirty Guide to Renting an Apartment in Budapest...

In the first installment of this guide to renting a home in Budapest we looked at the process of actually finding the right property and...