Eszter, Author at McDaniel College Budapest

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Hiking in Hungary- a Guide for Tourists and Adventure Seekers

By Mark Kollar Hungary has been blessed with beautiful mountains and trails which hikers can visit and enjoy. One of them can be found in Budapest, […]

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A Fight for Teachers

By Canan Atik On Wednesday, October 5th (which is the National Day of Education), a big crowd of 40,000 people gathered around the Margaret Bridge for […]

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Traditional Hungarian Christmas Recipes for 2022

By Canan Atik As the holidays approach, many of us are beginning to consider the menu we want to prepare for our loved ones on Christmas. […]

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Elon Musk – Twitter

By Kate Nwachukwu Elon Musk officially owns Twitter and as a Twitter user, or someone who is interested in the billionaires handling of the billion-dollar news platform […]

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A student’s Flight- Part 2

By Kate Nwachukwu For Part 1 click here Kyiv to Lviv The train ride was grueling. Droves of people stood in the passages of the sleeping car, […]

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NETFLIX VS HBO MAX

By Kate Nwachukwu  Netflix and HBO max are both subscription services which offer content on demand. They are a part of the new wave of video streaming […]

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Christmas in Hungary and other Christmas Lore

By Tyler Wood Students coming to study at McDaniel Budapest from American Christmas traditions (or anywhere else for that matter) might be surprised that there are […]

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The Secret History, a must read!

By Tyler Wood So you haven’t read The Secret History by Donna Tartt? That’s not surprising, as the book, credited with popularizing the ‘dark academia’ subgenre, […]

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US-based Hong Kong activist gave special lecture at McDaniel College

By Kristof Kocs Samuel Chu, a Hong Kong-born American human rights and pro-democracy activist, paid a visit to Budapest, on November 23, and delivered a special […]

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The Hungarian Army’s new pride: the Lynx

By Mark Kollar From the former communist era, the Hungarian Army inherited tanks and military equipment, which have become outdated in the 21st century. This was […]

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A student’s flight Part 1

By Kate Nwachukwu For Part 2 click here I spoke to a student caught up in the Russo-Ukrainian War, who chose to remain anonymous, but for […]

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Hungary vs Italy match – the underdog versus the Italian giant

By Mark Kollar The Hungary-Italy match took place on September 26. The stakes were high, since the winner of the match would proceed to the finals […]

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A mother, a wife, and a human being – the historical life of Queen Elizabeth

By Mark Kollar The Queen, after 70 years serving as the UK’s monarch and Head of the Commonwealth, passed away peacefully on September at Balmoral Castle, […]

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Mahsa Amini Protests – 11 days on

By Tyler Wood On September 16, in Tehran, Iran, a 22-year-old woman named Mahsa Amini was beaten to death by Iranian ‘morality police’ because she was […]

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Grumpy café is a new, welcoming option for breakfast and dinner in the Seventh District.

By Astrid Söderström Grumpy is a little, two-storey café & restaurant in the heart of Budapest’s gastro hub of District 7, which stands out with its […]

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Tuchel kicked into touch by Chelsea too soon?

By Mark Kollar Thomas Tuchel was sacked as manager by Chelsea on September 7, after disappointing results against Dinamo Zagreb and Southampton. The Blues have appointed […]

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Travelling back in time in the historic city of Yazd.

By Faraz Bahabadi A living testimony to intelligent use of limited resources in the desert for Survival. The historic city of Yazd, A UNESCO world heritage, […]

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Residential wood heaters and air pollution

By Bence Takács Residential wood heaters are one of the biggest sources of air pollution in Hungary. According to the European Environment Agency, outdoor air pollution […]

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Battling a double whammy – mental health and Covid-19

By Louise Sköld Boström Covid-19 has undoubtedly affected people in several ways and this past year has taught us that mental health is no exception. Due […]

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Why Recycling is no longer enough and how to live plastic free

By Maria Fiala We all create waste – it is absolutely natural even though it goes against nature in every single way. For most of us, […]

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Why do we need to support small businesses?

By Khashayar Fakouri As people around the world continue to face social distancing, lockdown and curfew, the economic impact of Covid-19 continues unabated with no let-up […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: CD Project Red’s next masterpiece?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos are published on Cyberpunk.net. CD Project Red’s, a company that gave us the phenomenal Witcher trilogy and made a lot of […]

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The Last Fiction: Amazing animation bringing Iranian mythology to the screen

By Faraz Bahabadi Made and funded independently by Hoorakhsh Studios, the story is based on the story of Zahhak, a ruthless foreign ruler who has taken […]

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Why Dune is going to be an instant classic ?

By Faraz Bahabadi All Photos published by Vanityfair Denis Villeneuve, one of the best directors, working today on a next movie, which is going to be […]

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God of War — Game of the year in 2018

By Ádám Szappanos Kratos returns a lot older and calmer, but still unexpectedly brutal in a family drama that takes place in Midgard. God of War […]

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Hálapénz – the plague of Hungarian healthcare finally has a cure

By Bence Takács Gifting or tipping as gratuity for health services– or as Hungarians call it hálapénz, is inseparable from the current state of the Hungarian […]

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COVID-19 and business in Budapest

How COVID-19 Changed Business and Consumption in Budapest ?

By Priszjazsnyuk Borisz 2020 is probably the most interesting and mysterious year since we know the modern industrialized world. The main reason for that is COVID-19, […]

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First Uber, then Airbnb ?

By Borisz Priszjazsnyuk Different international companies try to enter the Hungarian market. We can see the presence of companies, such as Uber, Airbnb and Lime in […]

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Intriguing philosophical reads for this autumn

Words and illustrations by Maria Fiala It is officially autumn. With Mid-terms already behind us, reading for pleasure might be the last thing to do. Yet […]

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Working from home in Budapest

Is working from home killing office space in Budapest ?

By Bence Takács Budapest is packed with multinational companies, whether we are talking about information technology, international banks, auditing firms or virtually any industry that has […]

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Pakistan protests against its own people

By Tanya Shabu Over thirty thousand people joined to protest in Karachi to display their anti- Shia sentiments, after certain Shia leaders made comments about historic […]

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Alternative street art in Budapest

A tour of alternative street art in the pulsating heart of Budapest

Words and picture by Helia Shahmohammadi In today’s climate of Covid, many of us have been looking for fun and also safe activities to do in […]

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