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Hungarian art and Hungarian culture and traditions have recently become major influences on the worldwide art scene. Read how this phenomenon has come about.

Bridging Barriers - Slam Poetry Budapest

“Bridging Barriers” Live Showcase – American and European Slam Show

This now regular event was created a few years ago, and the national champions of performance poetry will arrive from all over Europe to battle against each other. The organiser, the Slam Poetry Hungary Association,...
Latho - Departures

Departure – English-Friendly Theatre Performance in Trafó

Letting go of someone to whom you devoted your life, to whom you gave everything, is an endless struggle with memories and illusions 24 hours a day, even if it was you who decided...
Hungarian Parliament by Zoltan Pelle

Things the World Wouldn’t Have Without Hungarians

People all over the world have a sort of, kind of, maybe relationship with Hungary. Too many people don’t even know where Hungary is located. It’s either somewhere in Europe or somewhere in Asia....
Expat Press - Hungarian food

Treat Your Tastebuds – Eleven Hungarian Foods You Must Try

While many Hungarian dishes are based on meat, bread and seasonal vegetables, travelers are surprised to find so many more interesting and tasty dishes on the menu. Due to its background, Hungary exhibits a heavily...
Budapest Design Week 2018

Design Week Budapest 2018 – Where Functionality Meets Style

Design is everywhere – even if we don’t always realize it. This is the guiding force behind this exciting event. The organizers’ aim is to point out that even though it’s not always visible,...
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 Budapest Art Cinema Guide

Let’s Go To The Movies – Budapest Art Cinema Guide

If I had to point to a place that perfectly captures the vibe of Budapest it would be the art cinema scene. It’s not just about watching a movie on a Friday evening. It’s...
Tünet Együttes - Photos by Mészáros Csaba

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 will celebrate its 70th performance, while on 20 September the...
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...
Expat Press Budapest Museum Guide 2018

Expat Press Guide to The Best Museums in Budapest

Visitors to Budapest are always surprised at the number and types of museums in the nation’s capital. The country’s long and turbulent one-thousand-year history has resulted in a wealth of museum-worthy items, materials and...

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Join us on Tuesday March 20th, 2018 from 3pm-8pm for the 7th annual Macaron Day Hungary The annual Macaron Day in Budapest is inspired by...

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No need to travel to Prague; scattered throughout Budapest are some really great little Czech pubs The Czech Republic prides itself on some of the...