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Buddha Bar RBIF Wine Tasting 2018

Robert Burns International Foundation Wine-Tasting Event in Budapest

An organisation that raises money for child healthcare around the country and to improve the fortunes of socially disadvantaged children, the RBIF this year has chosen the splendid setting of the Buddha-Bar Hotel in...
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...
Expat Press Hungary magazine

Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest

When my slave-driving editors at Expat Press ’suggested’ I do a piece on Where to Take First-Time Visitors to Budapest, I could have given them a good old American hug. My daughter and her...
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...

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“Coffee and Bar” Weekend in the Budapest party-district

Coffee, wines, spirits in the heart of the Budapest party-district. Forty exhibitors, several hundred products for tasting, competitions and presentations all included in the price of...

The Symptoms: Quo vadis? Season-Opener at Trafó, Budapest

The Symptoms are opening the autumn season with a busy schedule. On 15 September the duet Sea Lavender – Or the Euphoria of Being...

A Q­uick and Dirty Guide to Renting an Apartment in Budapest...

For a new arrival in Budapest, finding an apartment at the right price with the right legal conditions and, most importantly, with a landlord...