I’m a tourist in my hometown – Interview with Luca and Réka

Two Hungarian girls fell in love in Hoboken, lived in NYC, then returned to Budapest. Let’s meet Réka and Luca! Where are you from? We’re both from Hungary. What is your day-to-day life like? Réka: I am a nonstop time-juggler, a partial superhero in solving problems at a very popular restaurant in the city. Currently […]

Hungarian men are some of the best-looking ones I’ve ever seen – Interview with Eoin Mac Donncha

  He was born and raised along the western ocean-side of Ireland and now he is working in Budapest as a dancer. Let’s meet Eoin! Where are you from? I am from a place called Carraroe. It’s a very small village in the west of Ireland, right on the Atlantic Ocean.   Tell us about […]

Budapest Guide for Culture Junkies

„Budapest, Budapest, you wonderful thing” – this is the first line of a popular Hungarian song known by almost every person in our country. What can we say? If you dive into the vibrant cultural life of the Hungarian capital, you will have to admit that Budapest is indeed a wonderful city. Below you will […]

Budapest is getting more gay every year – Interview with Mateusz Kłosiński

Before his first visit, Mateusz from Poland did not know much about Hungary. But now he is really jealous of everyone who is just starting to discover our beautiful country and its capital. Let’s meet Mateusz! How was your life before moving to Budapest? Before moving to Budapest I was studying Ethnology in Poland. It […]

Enjoy autumn outside of Budapest

Our beautiful capital offers a wide array of activities when it comes to spending your free-time. However, there is probably no better time to discover some exciting places surrounding Budapest, especially if you’re a nature person, than autumn. And even if you’re not that into hiking, sometimes you just have to get out of the […]

Christmas Fairs in Budapest

As you are reluctantly dragging yourself out of the pumpkin spice-haze of autumn, you may discover that festive decorations are starting to appear on the streets in preparation for the upcoming holidays. The perfect way to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit is none other than visiting at least one of Budapest’s many Christmas fairs […]

5 things that need to happen in the gay scene in Budapest this year

If the gay scene in Budapest could make some resolutions for 2019, what would they be? Here are some ideas. Locals feeling safe to show their love One of the things that keeps surprising me while dating Hungarian men is how locals are still very afraid of public demonstrations of affection, regardless of them being […]

You cannot imagine how beautiful Budapest is – Interview with Carmine Fulvio Cannone

Carmine Fulvio Cannone came from Italy. He considers friendship the most valuable thing in life – his motto is that you better hold onto good people and appreciate them since they are worth more than gold. Let’s get to know him a bit better! How was your life before moving to Budapest? My life was […]

The history of Rudas Bath

It was the Romans who built the first bathhouses in Hungary. After the conquest of the Carpathian Basin, most Hungarian villages were founded near hot springs. The baths in Buda became internationally renowned during the reign of King Sigismund and this reputation grew further during the reign of King Matthias. Hungary suffered great damage during […]

“The desire to return again and again” – Interview with Claudio Lopes

Born and raised in Braga, Claudio is a young college student. Although he misses some particular things from his Portuguese hometown, he really loves Budapest.  Let’s meet Claudio! Where are you from? I am from Braga which is the third largest city in Portugal.  In 2012 we were chosen as Europe’s capital of young people. […]

The City of Spas

When arriving to Budapest, be sure to visit a thermal bath of which there are several throughout this dazzling city with a variety of services. With warmer temperatures upon us, now is a fantastic opportunity to try outdoor pools.   A top pick would be Széchenyi located a few minutes’ walk from Heroes’ Square. This […]

“The city has some of the most breathtaking views I’ve ever experienced in my entire life” – Interview with Sharonda Davenport

Born and raised in the United States, Sharonda is pursuing law at university. Before her trip she knew only a few things about Hungary, and now she is in love with Budapest. Let’s meet Sharonda! Where are you from? I was born in Nyack, New York, although raised in Newburgh. It was there that I […]

Summertime Life in Hungary

The sun is shining, allowing Hungarians to relish and explore the glorious landscapes of their country. Each summer brings new memories alongside traditional foods, drinks and activities. The largest lake in central Europe, Balaton is a top attraction for locals. The several lively towns and villages surrounding its shores all have a distinct atmosphere. Personally, […]