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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...
Expat Press presents Hungary’s Favorite Summertime Drink: Fröccs

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 sip Hungary’s wonderful contribution to the summer-drink list: the ubiquitous...
Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama 'Proof'

A Review of Pulitzer Prize Award-Winning Drama ‘Proof’

DramaWorks plays a major role in the English language theatrical scene in Budapest. The latest show, starring four brilliant actors and a violinist, impressed the audience and conjured up a moving and uplifting story. 'Proof',...

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Expat portrait: Croatian actress Čarna Kršul, The Asterion Project, Theater on...

Budapest in the 21st Century continues to be a center for the performing arts, drawing artists from all over the world. One of the burgeoning...

The Most Beautiful Hungarian Goals of the UEFA Euro 2016

As the UEFA Hungary team profile says "Once giants of European and world football, finishing runners-up in the FIFA World Cups of 1938 and 1954 and...

International Coffee Day in Kazinczy utca

At the end of September, International Coffee Day is celebrated in many countries all around the world; cafés and coffee shops in Europe and...