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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.

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...
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...

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Refreshing Treats to Try this Summer in Budapest

From bubble tea to smoothie bowls, Budapest’s food offerings keep on trend. Whether you prefer some classic ice cream or a more modern frozen...

Top 10 Budapest Iced Coffee Heavens

Summertime in Budapest means finding some cool drinks to counteract the often ferocious heat. Cold beer and lemonade are always welcome, but Hungary’s capital...

Budapest Districts II, III, and IV- The Residential Side of the...

Continuing our series on the different flavours of Budapest Districts, we present more detailed information on Districts II, III and IV. Budapest District II  District II...