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Romania: historic defeat of the left in the presidential election

Center-right president Klaus Iohannis wins with 63% of the vote against Social-Democrat candidate Viorica Dancila. After three years in government, the Romanian Social Democratic Party was […]

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Menza: the canteen reinvented

By Youmna Benmaymoun     Have you ever found yourself thinking a lot about where you should take your friends for dinner when they come to […]

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Happy Persian New Year: EYD NOEROOZ!

By Nazgol Rezapours Historians observe that with its 1,700 years of history Iran is one of the oldest and most cultural countries in the Middle East. […]

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“The decline of France”

By Youmna Benmaymoun When you walk the streets of Paris, two smells fill your lungs almost more than clear oxygen: the mouthwatering smell of amazing French […]

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To travel or not to travel – the benefits and consequences of growing up traveling the world

  By Sarah Sunday To be able to travel and see the world is widely perceived as a fortunate, fabulous experience for the privileged few and […]

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Exploring the legend of Santa Claus  

  By Tobi Onuoha   Every year children wake up on December 25 and run straight to the Christmas tree to see what Santa has brought […]

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Countdown to Christmas: top Christmas songs and movies

By Anna Kalmár   If you’re not feeling in the Christmas mood just yet, one way of getting into it is through music. Seasonal songs bring […]

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Christmas continues to catch on in China

By Haisha Wang   Christmas, as one of the most important western holidays, is now becoming increasingly popular in big Chinese cities since China has been […]

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A chill from the past: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

  Film review by Bence Janek   Nowadays, when the plot of horror movies has nothing but senseless bloodbath, mutilated human bodies and torture, it can […]

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Easy Weekend Getaway to Zagreb

Kelsey Mannix Zagreb, Croatia: a small city with history, beautiful architecture, and the world’s shortest funicular track. Just a five hour bus ride from Budapest, Zagreb […]

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Free Inner-Peace at the Tibet Center

By Aletta Morariu     Are you feeling stressed from studying, essays, and the pressures of everyday life?  If so, you should check out The Tibet […]

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Awesome Amsterdam  

  By Jeanett Mari Gibson Short Nilsen   When you enter the city of Amsterdam, the first thing you see is the never-ending stream of people […]

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International Easter Bunny

By Cristina Ciobanu     It is spring time; the cute colourful flowers are everywhere, baby birds singing and dancing all the morning and wake everybody […]

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Easter brownies

  “What to bake for Easter?” I guess that was the question I have been asking myself last week as I was thinking what new, original […]

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Celebrating the beauty of Easter in Cyprus

  By Nikolas Gavril Easter Sunday is quickly approaching as Christians around the world look forward to and anticipate the upcoming celebration of the resurrection of […]

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Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Mark-Antonio Zivic This is not the first time someone has attempted to tell the story of a man’s rise and fall. Only this time it concentrates […]

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An Orthodox Christmas in Serbia

By Milica Stamenkovic Christmas is celebrated in Serbia on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian (Julian) calendar. Christmas symbolizes the day of Christ’s birth and in […]

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The magic of a Moldovan Christmas.

By Cristina Ciobanu Cinnamon, freshly baked ginger bread, mulled wine? Yes, Christmas is finally here. I already put up my Christmas decorations at the beginning of […]

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Top 10 Christmas movies

By Zsófia Balassa Is it just me, or does the Christmas season really change the mood and spirit of the people? The smell of freshly baked […]

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One special day with two different traditions: England vs. Germany

By Amy Palmer Christmas is a holiday celebrated by millions from all over the world. It’s a time when families and friends come together to remember […]

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Christmas in Nigeria

By Abiade Zainab As Christmas is around the corner and people around the world are preparing to celebrate Christmas with family, friends, and loved ones, I […]

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Rockin’ around the Christmas tree at Vörösmarty tér

 By Nick Pongratz It is Christmas time in this fair city and from Hero’s Square to Deák Ferenc, all the way around the great ring of […]

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Expression and cognition

By Edgar Philips On Wednesday December 4th, The Art and Psychology departments joined efforts, to put together an Art and Cognition exhibition. The exhibition displayed works […]

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Savoring Somló

 By Zsófia Balassa About two hours west of Budapest, lies a small hilly area called Somló. It’s not only famous for its delicious desserts, such as Somlói Galuska, it’s also a perfect […]

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Exploring the Impressionists with Prof. Harlov: exhibition prolonged until November 24

By ShuanDan Lin  Professor Harlov organized a visit to the BudaCastle, where Monet, Gauguin and many other Impressionists’ masterworks were shown in the Hungarian National Gallery […]

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All Saint’s Day in Hungary

By Nick Pongratz It’s only 4 o’clock, and the crepuscular rays from the setting sun are illuminating the haze amidst the Buda hillsides in shades of […]

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Amazing Naples treasure shown

By Milica Stamenkovic One of the world’s most valuable collections of jewelry which is dedicated to the saint of Naples has gone on show in an […]

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Isaac Asimov: Nostradamus of the 20th Century

By Daniel Csáki Isaac Asimov is a legend in the eyes of all science fiction fans as well as „normal” people. He was a man who […]

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Budapest Wine Fest 2013

By Nick Pongratz When you think of European wine, Hungary may not be the first place that comes to mind. Perhaps you are missing out because […]

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IMMENSELY IMPRESSIVE IMPRESSIONISM EXHIBITION RUNS AT NATIONAL GALLERY UNTIL OCTOBER 13

By Sarah Sunday Making your way to the Hungarian National Gallery provides the opportunity to pass over the ornate Chain Bridge and to hike up the […]

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Experience Egon Schiele’s extraordinary early expressionism until Sunday

By Milica Stamenkovic The good news is that an exceptional Egon Schiele exhibition is being held at the Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum) in Heroes […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD RUSH TO SEE “RUSH”

By Zsófia Balassa Exhilarating, profound, inspirational and mind-blowing. These are the words that rushed around my head, pardon the pun, after I left the movie theatre. […]

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May the 4th be with you! International Star Wars day

By Federica Simone Star Wars fans all over the world, young kids who recently came to love the saga, and people who loved the saga since […]

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