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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.

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...
Budapest District VI., Hosok tere

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...
Special-food-ingredients-Budapest

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,...
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...
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 - 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:...
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...
Independent Label Fair Budapest 2018

Independent Label Fair Budapest 2018 – The Hottest Hungarian Indie Jams

Meet the people behind dozens of Hungarian independent labels in person in Budapest on September 8. Discover new and strictly limited gems in all musical genres and support the labels directly by purchasing their...
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...

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To Ur, with Love from Budapest

For Budapest expats, it’s a common story: not satisfied with prospects at home, young (!) man pulls up stakes and moves to a foreign...

Top 10 Budapest Iced Coffee Heavens

Summertime in Budapest means finding some cool drinks to counteract the often ferocious heat. Cold beer and lemonade are always welcome, but Hungary’s capital...

Hungarian Composer Won the 8th Garth Newel Composition Competition

The Garth Newel Composition Competition, which was organised for the 8th time this year, ended with a Hungarian victory. Balázs D. Kecskés, a doctoral...