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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.

Havtany exhibiton series - the artist, Viktoria Hatvany

Essence – Hungarian painter Viktória Hatvany’s art exhibition

Having charmed New York, it looks set to do the same in Eastern Hungary. A selection of the contemporary painter Viktória Hatvany’s work begins touring this year. After Japan, Germany, Switzerland and Paris, her works...
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...
Expat Press Magazine-Expat Q&A - Top tips to thrive in a brand new culture

Expat Q&A – Top tips to thrive in a brand new culture

Expat question: "I’ve heard that the first period of an expat assignment is a very exciting and uplifting one, which is full of enjoyment and fun, but I did not experience any of that....
Hungarian Currency

A new 1,000 Forint Banknote for Hungary

The iconic 1,000 Forint banknote has recently undergone a re-design. The new banknotes entered into circulation on 1st March so expect to start seeing them in the coming days. The new notes still bear...
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...
Coffee bar Budapest 2018

CoffeeBar Bazaar 2018 – Coffee aroma filling the air over Erzsébet tér

The defining event of the Hungarian world of coffees and bars, the CoffeeBar Bazaar (KávéBár Bazár) will be organized for the ninth time at the AKVÁRIUM KLUB on Erzsébet tér in Budapest on 3...
The magnificent lobby of the smart hotel

First hotel in Europe controlled by guest smartphones opens in Budapest

Hotel of tomorrow opened this Monday in Budapest, in Nyár utca. The 40 rooms of the 4-star KViHotel, controlled by the TMRW Hotels application, uses the most innovative solutions of the 21st century; the...
Ultimate Healthcare Guide to Hungary

The Ultimate Healthcare Guide to Hungary

There are situations when you need reliable information fast, like in a medical emergency, so we spared you the Google search and collected every piece of vital information, like emergency numbers, 24-H pharmacies, private...
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...
Expat press- crowd surfing at sziget festival

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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Departure – English-Friendly Theatre Performance in Trafó

Letting go of someone to whom you devoted your life, to whom you gave everything, is an endless struggle with memories and illusions 24...

To Ur, with Love from Budapest, Part2

The adventure of our favourite "internationally unknown author" continues. Missed Part1? Find it HERE!  "For Budapest expats, it’s a common story: not satisfied with prospects...

The Ten Best Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Budapest

A traditional Hungarian breakfast was always a roll and a jolt of coffee/caffeine. But with the influx of more and more tourists and expats...