Budapest Life Archives College Budapest


Busójárás: goodbye cruel winter

By Kiev Martinez We all go through our lives waiting for the next summer – no matter what type of climate we are from. Summer is […]

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Madách Szinhaz

By Briana Gomez Looking for entertainment in Budapest? Look no further than Madách Színház, barely a kilometer from McDaniel’s Budapest campus. This popular playhouse hosts large […]

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To rent or not to rent

By Bridget Daley An indispensable component of life is a place to call home; in Budapest, apartment prospects continue to diminish as rental prices steadily increase. […]

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Catching the Christmas vibe in Budapest

By Mihai Damascan Not only are families and churches getting ready for the day of Jesus’ birth, but also our environment – the towns and even […]

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Want to eat proper food? ‘Find Food!’

By Mihai Damascan Eat? Find Food! 1078, Budapest, István utca 5. Opening hours: Mo-Fr. 8am – 6pm, Sa. 9am – 3pm The question going through our minds […]

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Stand-up Budapest, it’s tragicomedy time!

By Alexsa Aleksic After visiting a stand-up comedy act with an “open mic” yesterday, the performance simply left me speechless and pushed me to do a […]

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Svnseas performs at Kuplung, starring McDaniel’s Peter Kiss

By Pali Enevoldsen One of our fellow students, Peter John Kiss, a communications major at McDaniel, recently performed at Kuplung with his band Svnseas, and we […]

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Upcoming movie releases

By Bridget Daley   Summer is over and fall is upon us, and among traditional seasonal escapades such as pumpkin carving, trick or treating, and putting […]

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McDaniel at the Liszt Academy of Music

By Allison Isidore                           (Photo by Allison Isidore of Yoon Kuk Lee conducting during […]

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Fun things you can do over the summer in Budapest

By Paula Enevoldsen   Staying in Budapest for the summer instead of going home? Or not having big travel plans? Getting depressed about it? Here I […]

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McDaniel’s International Dinners

By Sarah B The spring semester of 2017 has seen a revival in McDaniel’s social events. Prominent among these events that are set to get the […]

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White is the new blue of metro line 3

By Paula Enevoldsen   In Budapest there is not much to complain about  in terms of public transportation, it is usually quite good in comparison with […]

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Shadow on stone – the art of Lili Ország (1926–1978)

By Paula Enevoldsen   “Reflection on the wall of a victim trying to find a way out of her own reality” Once again, the National Gallery […]

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Sailor’s favorite, or just another Belgian pub in the city?

By Mihai Damascan Söntés Belgian Pub | Google reviews: 4.7/5 out of 42 reviews Belgian Pub | 4-5 beers (per person) with snacks for two: HUF […]

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Getting bookish at Lotz Terem – Book Café; a café in a Neo-Renaissance ballroom

By Reza Almaee Lotz Terem, well known as Alexandra Book café, is one of the most stunning cafes in Europe. Located on Budapest’s luxurious street: Andrassyút, […]

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Professor Josh Ambrose: “Be ready to have fun and to write, a lot!”

by Bryn Blanchard Josh Ambrose is a professor and the head of the Writing Center at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. But, for the duration of […]

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My Budapest Photo Project: A glimpse of a different side of the city

By Sarah   Tibor László has been forced to wander the streets of Budapest since the millennium and his perspective of the city, along with those […]

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Chinese Hot Pot in Budapest

By Chelsey Chen   Hot Pot is a very old way of preparing and serving dishes cooked up in a big pot at the table where […]

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A Hungarian sanctuary for bears

by Maxim LeFleur An hour’s journey from Budapest’s city center can bring you face-to-face with the one of the continent’s largest mammals, the Eurasian Brown Bear. […]

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Christmas markets in Budapest

  By Chelsey Chen Christmas markets are traditional, festive street markets and are typically composed of many different local stalls, often clustered in a big square, […]

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The Grandest Budapest Hotel

By Youmna Benmaymoun     In the last few weeks, Budapest’s Keleti train station had hosted thousands of beautiful souls who were escaping their devastated countries, […]

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How to get a driver’s license in Hungary

By Tobi Onuoha      Getting a driver’s licence as a foreigner consists of three key steps.   Obtaining a drivers licence in Hungary consists of […]

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“You are what you do” at Heroes Square!

By Julia Klinger Philip Zimbardo shows how we all can practice everyday heroism and help Hungarian society achieve the mental and attitude transformation needed to realize […]

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A new season calls for a new wine bar at Szimpla

  By Sarah Sunday   When asked of the top places to go in the wonderful city in Budapest, among the sights such as the Citadella, […]

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They LOVE Coffee and they LOVE Budapest!

By Julia Klinger   I had the amazing opportunity to do an interview with the British couple who are the owners of The Goat Herder- Espresso […]

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Going Mad for Donuts in Budapest

  By Zsófia Balassa After a hard day of studying and stress, we all just want to take a few hours of our day and relax, […]

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Treasure hunting at Ecseri flea market

By Aletta Morariu I recently took a trip to check out the Ecseri Flea Market at Nagykőrösi út 156. Although I was unlucky to get caught […]

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List of programs in April

dj Ico 2014. Ápr. 01. 19:30 Kapcsolódó alkotók: Ico Cökxpôn Rádió: dj Katsa, Petar és Shark 2014. Ápr. 02. 15:00 Kapcsolódó alkotók: Katsa Petar Shark […]

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Raday Salon returns back into action for International Women’s Month

 By Cristina Ciobanu Women’s month is quickly approaching, providing another opportunity for the Raday Salon to organize an exciting event. Raday Salon is an independent human […]

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The invisible exhibition

By Aletta Morariu How does a blind person see? That is a question most of us don’t ever get around asking ourselves but one that I […]

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Kandalló Artisanal Pub review

By Nick Pongratz   Taking inspiration from characters on the television show How I Met Your Mother, by creating a pub that they would actually want […]

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End of an era: goodbye to Becketts Irish Bar

By Federica Simone In the last 20 years Becketts Irish Bar has represented a local institution for expats, locals, and international students alike. Since 1994, Becketts Irish […]

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How to get used to the cold temperatures

By Cristina Ciobanu   Now that winter has finally arrived, how do you deal with chilly weather? Are you the only one who’s always freezing in […]

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