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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 vegetarian & vegan guide to Budapest

By Mária Eszter Bogdán  A guide to find vegetarian and vegan treasures in the heart of a meat lover culture’s capital The traditional Hungarian cuisine is […]

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The golden age of the Hungarian markets

By Márton Katona Going to the markets today only lives in the minds of most people as a romantic anecdote. What was still a completely natural […]

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All-occasion creamy salmon soup

By Astrid Söderström Up north, on the border of Sweden and Finland, flows one of Europe’s biggest unharnessed rivers, the Torne River. The river is rich […]

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Berlin: reflections of a city through exhibitions

By Mária Eszter Bogdán A portrait of the German capital through exhibitions that present two pillars of the city: classical arts, and modern culture.   Visiting […]

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HBO’s new, suspected hit show coming soon!

By Franciska Sipos    Euphoria’s creator is working on a brand-new series presumed to be released on HBO in 2022.     Many fans (including myself) […]

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Nightmare Alley (2022) – a film review

By Canan Atik   Is del Toro’s most recent Oscar nominee movie worth watching? Nightmare Alley is Guillermo del Toro’s latest movie starring Bradley Cooper, Cate […]

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Super Bowl, what now?

By Yarbrough Laws   Prior to the National Football League’s season starting no one would have expected the Super Bowl LVI matchup to be what it […]

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Hungarian referendum on limiting LGBTQ+ and sex education

By Dominika Sipos The Hungarian government started an informational action on child protection as there will be a referendum called by FIDESZ, the ruling party, on […]

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The sketchy airline merger

By Eszter Horovitz   Frontier Airlines is buying Spirit to try and save themselves from their horrible reputation. “Absolute worst airline.” M Neal “Biggest disappointment by […]

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The Rise of HBO’s Euphoria

HBO’s hit series is finally back. While many fans tune in to enjoy the series every Sunday, there’s much to evaluate. By Francesca Sipos Teenagers and […]

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Two Jewish people, one holiday

By Dani Resnik Hanukkah is not Jewish Christmas. But just like how American Christmas changed the way Europeans celebrated the birth of Jesus, it also heavily […]

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Variations for Christmas events – where the traditional and modern meet

By Eszter Révész December is the most magical month of the year, the city is covered in Christmas lights, the streets smell like chimney cake and […]

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The winter wonderman

By Astrid Soderstrom Up in the extreme north of Finland, in one of the coldest, darkest places on the planet, lives Finland’s most influential man. His […]

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MTV EMA’s: A night of music and equality in Hungary

By Astrid Soderstrom The 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards that took place November 14 in Budapest was a celebration of LGBTQI+ and Ed Sheeran, mostly. The […]

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Interview

Otherness – a hard way to full acceptance

Interview by Eszter Révész The highs and lows of having a mentally disabled child in the family In Hungary, disabled people are still a marginalized group […]

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The world in pictures: The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

By Renata Konya The World Press Photo exhibition was held for the fourth time at the Hungarian National Museum. The often-shocking exhibition took place between September […]

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Yoga every Thursday makes the stress go away!

By Maria Fiala Yoga sessions on campus with “10/10 temple massages.” Have you ever wanted to try out yoga but never had the chance? Do you […]

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Pandora papers: the cost of apathy

By Thomas Gaterud The Pandora papers were leaked earlier this month, exposing the biggest financial scandal in centuries. It revealed how billionaires, monarchs, companies, and high-profile […]

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Keep your expectations low and you will not be disappointed

By Maria Fiala A feuilleton on contemporary ballet productions I remember the last time I went to a ballet – it was the final weekend before […]

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Brain Bar – a festival on the future

by Eszter Révész Budapest’s favorite festival, where the line-up includes politicians, writers, and climate activists, and the main stage welcomes heated debates, fresh thinking, and interactive […]

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Rescue pets of McDaniel College.

By Astrid Söderström. This Fall again, students old and new, Hungarian and international, flocked back to Budapest for the study year. Many are living on their […]

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Hungary’s hottest rising bands, bringing the most extravagant costumes and vibes to Budapest Park .

Hungary’s iconic and new-generation bands, Carson Coma and Csaknekedkislány are back to performing post lockdown. Their Budapest Park joint concert featured fan-favorite songs, their wacky humor […]

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Hungary re-introduces mandatory mask-wearing on public transport, but why did it take so long?

By Renata Konya From November 1, wearing a mask covering the nose and mouth on public transportation is mandatory due to the aggravating pandemic. The regulation […]

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COVID-19 in Hungary

By Eszter Horovitz On September 9, 2021, 345 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 and 3 people died of coronavirus-related complications. The number of new confirmed daily […]

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The future of artificial intelligence: a threat or a helping hand?

By Renata Konya Self-driving cars, flying vehicles and the subjugation of humanity by robots have long been a reappearing and popular narrative of the sci-fi imagination. […]

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7 engagingly eclectic events not to miss in October.

by Eszter Révész Budapest offers a colorful palette of artistic events in the upcoming month, and even though the weather might make us want to stay […]

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“It is not about elimination but about re-use.”

By Maria Fiala. An interview with the owners of a zero-waste store in the city center. In the silent part of the center of Budapest, just […]

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The rapid victory of the Taliban in Afghanistan

By Thomas Gaterud Since early August 2021, the world’s attention has been focused on Afghanistan, where the Taliban was already securing victory after victory in its […]

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Cycling in Budapest during lockdowns

By Bence Takács Ever since the series of lockdowns and restrictions were forced upon us, people have been longing for alternative ways to maintain an active […]

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A global pandemic through the eyes of a medical student

By Eszter Révész “It is terrifying to go out to the world with this knowledge” – an interview with Bianka Luca Kis (22), a second-year medical […]

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Tunes for the ”New Normal”

By Faraz More than a year has passed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions and lockdowns that came with it. But still, […]

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Created by the Poor, Stolen by the Rich.

Opinion piece by Khashayar Fakouri and Faraz Bahabadi Real Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the idea of forming a new tournament which is called Super League […]

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