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Join the many expats living in Hungary and find out why these world travelers have made this exciting country their home.

RBIF Summer BBQ 2018

Robert Burns International Foundation Summer BBQ Event

The Robert Burns International Foundation organised a BBQ event at the Chefparade Country in Etyek. Expat Press was present as well, as the preferred media partners of RBIF. We asked Douglas Arnott, chairman of the...
Comedy Open Mic Night Budapest

English Language Comedy Open Mic Night in Budapest

Auróra, known for its fun, open, positive spirit, its celebration of diversity, and its dedication to uniting culture and community, was the obvious choice for comedians Michaël Wertenberg and Daniel Ligeti to hold their...
The Best World Cup Venues in Budapest to Visit this 2018

The Best World Cup Venues in Budapest to Visit this 2018

The World Cup has already begun, but with many games to go you’ll want to keep it interesting with a variety of watching venues. This list has both indoor and outdoor options so you...
Expat Press Digital Nomads Budapest

Budapest – A Paradise for Digital Nomads and Tech Startups

Back in the days when people used to read newspapers, I wrote a column for The Budapest Sun’s business pages called Net@work. As the new media manager for, what was at the time Hungary’s...

Expat Press interview with Caitlin Jones – part one

Caitlin Jones, Deputy Head of Mission, arrived in Hungary on 11 November 2015 and has been carrying out her diplomatic duties here ever since. We spoke with her about a very hot topic just...
English-language theatre in Budapest, Asterion Project

Constellations by Nick Payne-Theatre performance in English

"Nick Payne’s drama lasts just over an hour but packs in more than most shows manage in three times that length. It is playful, intelligent and bursting with ideas, but also achieves a powerful...
Mario Loprete in Budapest

Italy, concrete, Budapest – interview with sculptor Mario Loprete

More than 150 group exhibitions from New York to London, more than 20 solo appearances and works-of-art recognised around the world. The hip-hop style and concrete works of Italian sculptor and artist Mario Loprete...
Stand-up comedy in Budapest, Michael Wertenberg

A Stand-Up in Budapest: The Making of a Comedy Legend

I didn’t come to Budapest with the intent of becoming a comedy legend. It just sort of happened. I am a writer, which, sure, is a euphemism for ‘I don’t have a job’, but I...
British Ambassador leads team of runners around Balaton for abused children

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 ten runners led by Iain Lindsay, the UK’s Ambassador to...
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...

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Can’t Get Enough of Your…. Hungarian Food!

In this land of hearty meats and sauces, everyone has their favorite Hungarian dishes for a cold winter day or a hot summer afternoon....

District VIII – The Real Off-Beat Budapest

As amazing as Budapest’s VII District - the Jewish Quarter - has become, a complaint from many is that it’s become too touristy, too...

Up on the Roof in Budapest

Once that alluringly balmy weather settles in, locals love nothing more than eating, sipping and chatting in one of Budapest’s plethora of dreamy alfresco...