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The easy-going and affordable lifestyle of Hungarian living attracts people from all over the world. We’ll help you learn how to live in Hungary in style.

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Foodies Take Note:  Where to find special ingredients in Budapest

In the not-too-distant past, specialty food items were extremely difficult, if not impossible, to find in Budapest. But as the city has grown in sophistication and more and more ethnic restaurants have sprung up,...
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Budapest Sights and History – Discover the Beautiful Hungarian Capital

Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. That it has developed where it is, is not down to some historical accident. Take a look at Gellért Hill, right next to...
Expat Press Budapest Castle District Guide

Budapest Castle District Guide

This district is located in the hills of Buda, overlooking the Danube and the flat plains of Pest and is usually referred to as the castle district. It is one of the most popular...
The Ultimate Public Transportation Guide to Budapest

The Ultimate Public Transportation Guide to Budapest

Budapest takes pride in its very well-developed public transportation network. Services are relatively cheap, so you should consider taking a bus, tram, trolley bus or metro when getting around the city. CONTENTS METRO BUSES TICKETS AND PASSES TAXIS AIRPORTS METRO The...
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Visiting the Balaton – Where to Go and What to Do

They call it the Hungarian sea, and we can guarantee that even though it's not actually a sea, spending time by the Balaton will be an experience of a lifetime. It would be extremely...
Ultimate Healthcare Guide to Hungary

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 piece of vital information, like emergency numbers, 24-H pharmacies, private...
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Budapest Districts XIII, XIV, and XXI

And finally, the last of Budapest’s Districts to be explored: Districts XIII, XIV and XXI. Even here, there are things to see and do. Budapest District XIII Budapest District XIII is known as Angyalföld, or Land of...

Szeged – A Small City with Big City Opportunities

Szeged is sure to entertain you throughout the duration of your visit. The university vibes make the atmosphere of this small city young and fresh, creating the ideal mix between current culture and history. Overview/History Szeged...
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Pécs – A Visit to the Cultural Capital

Spend the morning in museums and the afternoon taking in refined architecture during your visit to Pécs. This small city is packed to the brim with art, culture, and Balkan-influenced food, making a weekend...

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

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 is located west of the Danube and has two distinct...

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Your Choice: Health-conscious Lifestyle in Hungary

We receive numerous inquiries and questions from expats about how to lead a health-conscious lifestyle in Hungary. Our interview with dietary consultant Barbara Virágh...

Budapest’s Best Rooftop Bars

“WOW! Check out that view! Look! There’s the Basilica! There’s the Castle! There’s the Danube! Incredible!” Yes, once Budapest locals and visitors find their way...

Essence – Hungarian painter Viktória Hatvany’s art exhibition

Having charmed New York, it looks set to do the same in Eastern Hungary. A selection of the contemporary painter Viktória Hatvany’s work begins touring...