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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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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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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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International Travel

By David Chen It is summer and in normal circumstances, a vacation would be a preferable choice for most people. However, ever since the pandemic outbreak, […]

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Life As We Know It: Restaurant Edition

By Marketty Bleck Countries have shut down entirely to contain the coronavirus. With people having to stay home, there was an uptick in grocery shopping. At […]

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The Local Lowdown for Non-EU Students Studying in Hungary

By Niel Casas On March of 2020, the European Union banned all non-essential travel to non-EU visitors. Within the EU, internal border restrictions were enacted, suspending […]

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Dürer Back in Town for Fine Arts Frenzy

By Angelica Stickle It has been a couple of weeks since three major museums – The Fine Arts, the National Gallery, and the National Museum reopened […]

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Navigating the New Normal in the Local Job Market

By Niel Casas The onset of the Coronavirus pandemic has upended the job market and forced many Budapest businesses to shift to remote working. With social […]

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Getting Around Town as Budapest Opens Up

By David Chen With the infection rate of Covid-19 having been on a general downward spiral in Hungary for several weeks, on June 16 the Hungarian […]

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Life in Budapest: Slowly Crawling Back to Normal

By Bernadett Radnai As we are approaching the end of May, the flourishingly fresh spring air is slowly waking up the capital of Hungary, that has […]

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A day of commemoration, October the 23rd

By Bernadette Radnai October the 23rd happened to fall on a Wednesday this year, one of the most important national holidays for those living in Hungary. […]

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The Bethlen Gabor Ter food situation

By Paula Paredes Another year at McDaniel has started, but this time in collective dread as the terrible news of Find Food’s closure hit students hard. […]

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Food Delivered to Your Doorstep

By Marketty Bleck With mid-terms around the corner, late nights and study dates consume our schedules as college students. We are looking for something to eat […]

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It’s Oktoberfest time in Budapest

    by Bernadette Radnai   Buckle your seatbelts for what’s coming up, because Germany’s biggest beer festival, the Oktoberfest (a long-lasting tradition since 1810) is […]

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March 15th – Revolution and Liberty

By Szilágyi L. Gábor Every year, just like those previous, Hungary celebrates the anniversary of its 1848 revolution. The date is March 15th 1848. Hungary is […]

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On the heels of Puskás, Czibor and Kocsis: the football clubs of Budapest

By Nils Petersen Even though moving to a new city is exciting, it also means leaving cherished things behind such as family and friends; but most […]

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Mummies of the World Exhibition

By Ötvös Mirella Meet the largest collection of real mummies and the secrets their story hold while visiting the magnificent Mummies of the World Exhibition at […]

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The School of London’s first exhibition in Budapest

By Sarah Diefallah The Hungarian National Gallery is hosting an exhibit displaying the works of phenomenal artists such as Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Paula […]

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Holiday vibes at Budapest Christmas market

By Mirella Ötvös   The Budapest Advent and Christmas Fair at Vörösmarty Square opened early this year on November 9, welcoming guests, families and tourists for […]

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Upcoming Halloween events and various traditional celebrations

By Mirella Ötvös Halloween takes place on October 31 and is celebrated all around the world by people wearing costumes of frightening creatures, carving pumpkins, and […]

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Upcoming Hungarian gastronomy events

By Mirella Ötvös   The arrival of Fall 2018 has not only brought back the chilly weather, but also a bunch of fun seasonal festivals in […]

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Frida Kahlo exhibition lights up Hungarian National Gallery

By Sarah Daifala   Once you step into the hall of the Hungarian National Gallery, you will be overwhelmed by a feast of colors where an […]

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McDaniel Budapest Fall 2018 Pub Crawl

By Kiev Martinez Camaraderie was the word of the night during the annual McDaniel College Budapest year-opening pub crawl. Students gathered at the customary spot UdvarRom […]

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Upcoming School Year & its Activities

By Kiev Martinez To the entire Student Body of McDaniel, congratulations on another successful semester completed! To those of our fraters and sorors that will be […]

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McDaniel Budapest visit to Pannonhalma

By Kiev Martinez On a gray, drizzly morning, we set out to see one of the most historic sites in all of Hungary – the beautiful […]

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Susanne Sundfør brings magic in form of music to Budapest

By Sofie H. Thomassen   With one of the most powerful records of 2017, the Norwegian singer-songwriter Susanne Sundfør is touring Europe these days. On Friday […]

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A treat for trap music lovers of Budapest: NGHTMRE’s show at Barba Negra

By Dan Bolboceanu Budapest, and Hungary in general, is one of the main hotspots for music in the summer. Sziget Festival is aimed for lovers of […]

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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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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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