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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.

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...
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 Magazine readers’ Budapest photos - collage

Budapest photos – a big hats off to the Expat Press Magazine readers!

A language teacher and interpreter, a videographer, a researcher, a political analyst, an ex-corporate person, and the list goes on. They hail from all around the world: the USA, Hungary, The United Kingdom, and...
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...
Expat Press Bela Lugosi aka Count Dracula

“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...

“Your health comes first”-interview with FirstMed CEO & Founding Partner, Dennis Diokno

His childhood dream was to become a doctor. He has worked in China, Russia, and advised prominent companies on health care. We spoke to Dennis Diokno, CEO & Founding Partner of the private clinic...
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...
Expat Press Budapest Museum Guide 2018

Expat Press Guide to The Best Museums in Budapest

Visitors to Budapest are always surprised at the number and types of museums in the nation’s capital. The country’s long and turbulent one-thousand-year history has resulted in a wealth of museum-worthy items, materials and...
TedxBudapest 2018

TEDxBudapest 2018 – 
Our beautiful illogical decisions

Are you a rational thinker? Do you always and consistently make the best possible decision? Are you sure? What do we consider irrational? Normally things that differ, that are out of line, erroneous or...
How to be a real Budapester

How to be a real Budapester

Either compete with the Jones'es or with the Kovács'es. Or have the best of both when committing to life here, as the following may apply. General tourism becomes a distant memory, as you no...

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Understanding cultures, the culture of understanding

Csenger is a picturesque small town in North East Hungary with less than 6,000 inhabitants, and is the birthplace of several outstanding scientists and...

Legendary ‘Pest Cuisine’ Reloaded

In May 2016, Pesti Vigadó Restaurant launched its á'la carte division to the general public. Not only the elegant historical venue but also the...

Hungarian Storks – Their Spirits and Their Legacies

When storks arrive on the scene, it's a sure sign spring is here. Thus bringing much cheer to the  remoter provinces, where these impressive...