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English-Language Things To Do In Budapest - Something For Everyone

Wednesday August 08, 2018 (16:57:56)

Ever since the early 1990s, Budapest has been experiencing an influx of migrants who choose to make it their home. Due to the fact that English is used the most commonly spoken language for these expats, they are now being catered to in cafes, bar and theatres. Let’s have a look at what you can do in Budapest if you don’t speak the local lingo.   more ...

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Hungary - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Monday April 03, 2017 (13:31:54)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Hungary and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

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Hungary - Recommended Blogs

Tuesday November 29, 2016 (14:28:37)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Hungary and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.   more ...

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Ten Basic Phrases In Hungarian For Expats Moving To Hungary

Saturday September 19, 2015 (14:37:14)
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Since its return to a free market economy in the 1990s, and especially since its entry into the European Union in 2004, Hungary has attracted large numbers of expats from across Europe and the world. Its location, right in the centre of Europe, offers great access to almost the entire continent, and Hungary itself offers a wonderful combination of both Eastern and Western European culture. Budapest in particular has a large expat population, but there are now expats across the country.   more ...

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Using The Healthcare System In Hungary - A Short Guide For Expats

Friday September 18, 2015 (12:49:10)
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Overview of healthcare in Hungary

In the aftermath of communism, Hungary is gradually emerging as a medical tourism destination since its healthcare standards are a bit higher than some of the other neighboring European nations. While the hospitals are averagely equipped, most of the doctors are well trained. Many citizens from neighboring countries therefore cross over to Hungary for better quality medical treatment at more affordable prices.   more ...

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Hungary - Recommended Blogs

Thursday September 17, 2015 (14:10:07)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Hungary and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

An American In Budapest
http://anamericaninbudapest.com/

Phil is a teacher and author who moved from California to Budapest, where he now teaches the third grade.   more ...

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5 Things No One Tells You About Living In Hungary

Tuesday August 18, 2015 (15:29:19)
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If you are interested in experiencing the culture and traditions of one of Europe’s oldest nations, you may want to think about moving to Hungary. This country has become a popular destination for people from all over the world because of its scenery, lifestyle, safety standards, and cost of living. The number of foreigners in Hungary has gone up significantly since it became a part of the European Union in 2004.   more ...

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An Overview Of International Schools in Hungary

Tuesday August 11, 2015 (12:24:05)
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Hungary, divided by the historically and geographically significant Danube River, has always been a hotspot for tourists. Expats find it advantageous to live here due to the increasingly promising employment opportunities for professionals.

Budapest is the country’s capital and largest city. The Danube splits it into two halves, which originally constituted two separate cities – Buda on the western bank of the river is mainly a residential region; and Pest on the eastern bank, the abode of many industries and businesses houses.   more ...

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The Traditional Folk Music Of Hungary: Artists You Should Know

Wednesday June 24, 2015 (01:19:38)

One of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to explore a new culture is through its music. With traditional music, this is particularly enriching and rewarding – contemporary music today tends to incorporate a lot of familiar, global sounds, but the traditional music of almost any country is often rather unique, giving you considerable insight into the local stories and ethos.
The traditional folk music of Hungary ranges from soft, gentle tunes to rambunctious dance styles to aggressive marches, and plenty more. There is Hungarian peasant music, Hungarian Romani music, and even modern classical music that borrows heavily from the traditional tunes. Here are a few artists you should check out.   more ...