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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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Budapest Districts – Discovering the Lively VI and VII

Budapest Districts VI and VII are the city’s entertainment heart. It’s all here: music, fine dining, dancing and pubs to suit all tastes. Budapest District VI District VI, or Terézváros, is great for expats and locals...
Macaron day Budapest 2018, closeup of macarons

Macaron Day 2018 in Budapest – an avant-garde and flavoursome event

Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 from 3pm-8pm for the 7th annual Macaron Day Hungary The annual Macaron Day in Budapest is inspired by the Jour du Macaron held on the same day in...
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Happy Birthday Hungary – August 20 Celebrations in Budapest 2018

August 20 is St. Stephen’s Day, arguably Hungary’s largest and most important national holiday. Enjoy the celebrations, which will include everything from an aerial and water parade to gastronomy to the arts and much...
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...
Douglas Arnott and Zsuzsa Arnott

New Year’s Honours 2019: Douglas Arnott to receive British Empire Medal

Long-term Hungary resident Douglas Arnott, Chairman of the Robert Burns International Foundation and owner of EDMF Language Services Kft. has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the UK’s New Year’s Honours for services...
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:...

CSI Budapest: Zugliget’s Jack the Ripper

In one of our earlier articles we wrote about the system of police records from the beginning of the 20th century, and the related museum which was still not accessible to the public then,...
Feny utca market

Budapest Market guide – the “Fény utca market”

A wide selection of fresh, seasonal delicacies and charity campaigns at a venue winning the Architectural Award for Excellence; coffee, “lángos”, and everything you could ever want... It is no wonder that the Fény...
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Foodies Take Note:  Where to find special ingredients in Budapest

In the not-too-distant past, specialty food items were extremely difficult, if not impossible, to find in Budapest. But as the city has grown in sophistication and more and more ethnic restaurants have sprung up,...

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Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes – Photo Exhibition in Budapest

Jairo Alvarez is a self-taught photographer and visual artist from Argentina, exhibiting in Három Hét Gallery in Budapest as a part of the Budapest...

Formula1 pilots celebrated the 31st GP weekend in Budapest

Just like in the previous years, the elegant Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace gave home to the HUBLOT GR1D CLUB™’s exclusive Race After Party...

Farsang Fun – Carnival Season in Hungary

Let’s say goodbye to the chilly old winter in a stylish way. The purpose of Farsang (carnival) season in Hungary is to scare the...