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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.

Jairo Alvarez: Asymptotes – Photo Exhibition in Budapest

Jairo Alvarez is a self-taught photographer and visual artist from Argentina, exhibiting in Három Hét Gallery in Budapest as a part of the Budapest Photo Festival. Asymptotes: lines that draw closer and closer but never...
Expat Press-Volunteering and Tree Planting Event in Hungary for Children

Volunteering and Tree Planting Event in Hungary for Children

VOLUNTEERING AND TREE PLANTING EVENT- Szilaspogony 6/04/2019 Enjoy a great day out volunteering with us to plant a fruit garden for the village nursery of Szilaspogony. Saurday 6th of April. The volunteering team leaves from...

“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...
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...
Red Ball Theatre Budapest

Red Ball Theater – the Hidden Gem of Budapest’s Cultural Scene

Entirely English-language, the theater’s comedy classes incubated the open-mic scene, a few business ventures and as founder Peter Mezey says “More relationships than you can count.” Shows play the first Wednesday of each month...
Budapest Burns Supper 2019

Celebration at the 22nd Budapest Burns Supper

Every Burns Supper has traditional elements, such as the Address to the Haggis. Guests are also treated to Scotland’s national dish of haggis, neeps and tatties as a starter. This year, UPS brought over...
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...
Brexit

Brexit – Report on the recent Town Hall Meeting

The British Embassy hosted a second Brexit Town Hall meeting last Wednesday, 9th January at the Budapest Marriott Hotel. Around 200 UK citizens and other interested parties attended what turned out to be a...
Douglas Arnott and Zsuzsa Arnott

New Year’s Honours 2019: Douglas Arnott to receive British Empire Medal

Long-term Hungary resident Douglas Arnott, Chairman of the Robert Burns International Foundation and owner of EDMF Language Services Kft. has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the UK’s New Year’s Honours for services...
Surviving & Thriving Guide to Living in Budapest

The History of Surviving & Thriving, an Essential Guide Book of Budapest

The North American Women’s Association (NAWA) of Budapest is dedicated to fostering a sense of community to North Americans and to other members of the Expat community from all over the world who would...

MUST READ

“The Play’s The Thing!”

It turns out that English-language theatre is thriving in Budapest, if you just know where to look. For all you English-speaking expats who long for...

Budapest’s Newest Expat Rock God

The life of a successful musician is one many aspire to. The live performances, days in the studio, the groupies, who wouldn’t like to...

“I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for…”

Yes, it’s summertime again and Budapestians have already begun flocking to the many and varied ice cream shops around the city. There’s nothing like a...