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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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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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Travelling back in time in the historic city of Yazd.

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

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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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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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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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Chinese Tea in Budapest

By Li Simeng Chinese tea is steeped in more than 3,000 years of history, and there are many different types of tea that exude a strong […]

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Football Behind Closed Doors: Is it Ever Going to be the Same?

By Faraz Mhd It seems very strange for players and fans alike but containing the spread of coronavirus is more important than money.After the Covid-19 pandemic […]

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Interview with Zsófia Gorombei

By Angelica Stickle Zsófia Gorombei is an artist and an Interior Designer. She studied Architecture at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design. She teaches design classes at […]

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Alcoholism and the Pandemic in Hungary

By Bence Takács Alcoholism has been present in the Eastern European region for many decades and unfortunately Hungary is no exception when it comes to heavy […]

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Reflections From a Flat in the Time of Coronavirus

By Angelica Stickle The piece I’ve decided to show was made during the lockdown for art class. The objective was to draw/paint your own studio.  Naturally, being […]

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IB Exam’s Free Pass

By Niel Casas Since its founding in 1968, the International Baccalaureate program as one of the most recognizable and prestigious alternative high school programs, has never […]

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Partying at Your Peril to Forget Covid-19

By Niel Casas For years, Budapest has been the staple of Europe’s party culture. Cheap drinks, accommodation, and easy transportation has made Hungary’s capital a no […]

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Hitting the Road Again: From Central Europe to North Africa

By Klai Iheb For travelers, being in the same location for almost seven months is an unusual situation. Finally, after all this tough time, I have […]

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Yemen: An Emergency within an Emergency

By Faraz Mhd  Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world – and children are dying and being robbed of their futures. Photo published by […]

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Trapped: Domestic Violence during Coronavirus Lockdown

By Helia Shahmohammadi Olksandra, a Ukrainian woman isolated in her home in Kyiv with her ex-husband and their two children, says the quiet war her husband was […]

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Tunisia & Corona: “The end of an era”

By Klai Iheb Forbes, an American business magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes, its head office is located on Fifth Avenue in New York. It has […]

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Numbers Don’t Lie? – Understanding Coronavirus Testing in the United States

By Bence Takács While many states are struggling to reopen their economies in the US during this highly politicized pandemic, one would think that in order […]

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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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Trump Cuts Ties with WHO: “China has total control over the organisation”

By Klai Iheb Donald Trump announced the end of the US relationship with the World Health Organization. In April, the administration suspended the funds the United States […]

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Q&A with Professor Tamás Szigeti: Covid’s Challenges to Artists and a Positive Change in How Art can be Accessed.

Interview by Angelica Stickle Tamás Szigeti is an artist and art educator at McDaniel College Budapest. He has studied in Budapest at the University of Applied Arts […]

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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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