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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.

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...
Budapest Transitions

Budapest Transitions – The Reality of Imagination

Like other big cities, Budapest, the Hungarian capital is also ever-changing. Some of these changes occur due to the passing of time, but it also changes in the eyes of the beholder. There is...
Independent Label Fair Budapest 2018

Independent Label Fair Budapest 2018 – The Hottest Hungarian Indie Jams

Meet the people behind dozens of Hungarian independent labels in person in Budapest on September 8. Discover new and strictly limited gems in all musical genres and support the labels directly by purchasing their...
August-20-fireworks

Happy Birthday Hungary – August 20 Celebrations in Budapest 2018

August 20 is St. Stephen’s Day, arguably Hungary’s largest and most important national holiday. Enjoy the celebrations, which will include everything from an aerial and water parade to gastronomy to the arts and much...
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Things We Can Learn from the Life of Frida Kahlo

I was reading (re-reading, actually) F.G. Haghenbeck’s book on Frida Kahlo and as her colourful, surreal and passionate world slowly but surely sucked me in I started thinking about why people like writing about...

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Visiting the Balaton – Where to Go and What to Do

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The Ultimate Healthcare Guide to Hungary

There are situations when you need reliable information fast, like in a medical emergency, so we spared you the Google search and collected every...

TEDxBudapest 2018 – 
Our beautiful illogical decisions

Are you a rational thinker? Do you always and consistently make the best possible decision? Are you sure? What do we consider irrational? Normally...