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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...
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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...
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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...
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Pécs – A Visit to the Cultural Capital

Spend the morning in museums and the afternoon taking in refined architecture during your visit to Pécs. This small city is packed to the brim with art, culture, and Balkan-influenced food, making a weekend...
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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...
Budapest First Time Visitors Guide Part 2

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 2.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite summer cocktail and take careful note of the following list...
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Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest – Part 3.

If you don’t want to shove your guests onto a good but impersonal bus tour of the city, sit back, sip on your favorite summer cocktail and take careful note of the following list...
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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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Budapest Bucket List – Expat Press Guide to the Ultimate Budapest Experience

One of the best things about Budapest is that it offers a lot even to those who have been living here for years. We were interested in what true expats would recommend for us...
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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Fröccs: Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink – if you can pronounce it!

This may be the favorite time of year for Budapest residents: a warm spring. Time to watch the Danube boats glide by as you...

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...

Son Of Saul Conquers All

“And, for the first time in 35 years, the Oscar goes to…..” Hungary has been submitting films for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign...