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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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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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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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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Types of people in a McDaniel Zoom class

7 types of people in a McDaniel Zoom class

By Raya Kanaan After a year and a half of McDaniel Zoom classes, I can say that I have seen my fair share of fellow students […]

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Board games to play while studying in Budapest

Hidden board games on the shelves that are worth giving a chance

By Eszter Révész There has been a surge in the popularity of board games during the pandemic since people suddenly had more time to spend with […]

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Is Zoom the future?

Zoom: the future of a better working world or the ultimate AI torture chamber?

By Bence Takács When COVID-19 first hit around Spring, 2020, some people felt that the migration of our professional and academic lives to digital platforms was […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Travelling Internationally

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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Arriving to study in Hungary for international students

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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Museums reopening

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 in Budapest

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 slowly back to normal

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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Studying in Hungary, commemorating the revolution

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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Oktoberfest while studying in Budapest

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 in Budapest

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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The football clubs of Budapest

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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Studying in Europe, Visit the Mummies

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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