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
Phil is a teacher and author who moved from California to Budapest, where he now teaches the third grade.His blog provides a useful and interesting look at day to day life there, with posts about local events, recipes and Hungarian history. If you want to get an idea of the culture and background of the country without having to read long, dry articles, this is a great place to start.
Crafting Wine, Life And Home In Hungary
Are you thinking of moving to Hungary and setting up a vineyard, or at least growing your own produce? Then this is a good place to look around for tips and inspiration. A biologist who has been living in Hungary since 2007, the author writes about wine-making, falconry, and life in general. Take a look at the videos to get an even better idea of what life is like as an expat in Hungary.
The Other Side Of The World
Kimberly is an American expat who currently lives in Budapest. She writes about daily life in Hungary, from the ‘ruin-pubs’ – pubs made from bombed-out buildings from WWII – to the local markets, and the other European countries that can easily be travelled to from Hungary itself. Kimberly supplements her posts with a lot of photos, so The Other Side Of The World really gives you a glimpse into what it’s actually like to be in Budapest.
Unpacking My Bottom Drawer In Budapest
Another blog by an expat based in Budapest, Unpacking My Bottom Drawer provides a look around Budapest and the surrounding areas, from the local architecture to the award-winning wine festivals. If you enjoy home improvements, DIY or decorating, take a look at the categories along the top of the site, which provide a glimpse into the blogger’s apartment and thoughts on making a house into a home.
A retired teacher who lives in Budapest and travels frequently around Europe, Gary’s posts are in-depth and informative, with photos that allow the reader to see the world through his eyes. If you’re thinking about visiting – or living in – Europe but aren’t yet sure which part you’d like to go to, Gary’s blog will give you a short intro to lots of different countries, with a focus on Hungary.
We’re always on the lookout for more sites to feature – if you run a blog about living in Hungary, leave us a link in the comments and we’ll take a look!