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Xpat Opinion: Rediscovering Hungary As A Gem For Tourists
Have you noticed all the coverage lately of Hungary as a tourist destination? From Hungarian cuisine to culture, we’ve seen more and more pieces recently lauding the charms our country has to offer visitors. more »

Weekend Getaway From Budapest To Dublin


Weekend Getaway From Budapest  To Dublin
"Work is the curse of the drinking class." So quipped the Irish writer and bon vivant Oscar Wilde (pictured). Frankly, the guy was onto something — and there's no better way to shed the workaday 'curse' than with a trip to Wilde's birthplace. So here's a few tips for expats about what to do while there. Via the front desk at the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin guests can sign up for an exclusive walking tour of the city's famous Trinity College - which also happens to be Wilde's alma mater (not to mention Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett and Bram Stoker). You'll stroll the campus with a resident professor, who'll share the history of this 1592 institution, located right in the center of town. After the most enjoyable ‘history lecture’ you've ever attended, wander back to the hotel for the next class: a lesson about the charms of local cocktails (see video below), and / or Irish whiskey (as if you needed any encouragement) from the hotel's expert. more »

Invitation: 10th Santa Speedo Run In Budapest, 8 December


Invitation: 10th Santa Speedo Run In Budapest, 8 December
"In case you have already run along with a happy group of half-clad Santas in the middle of the winter freeze, then you know what a great experience it is! In case you haven't yet, this year might be a life changing event for you! All for the sake of a very good charity, read on for details! more »

Xpat Opinion: Hungary's Unforgettable 6-3


Xpat Opinion: Hungary's Unforgettable 6-3
Six to three. Any Hungarian football fan knows exactly what that means. In fact, much to Hungary’s pride, even the hardcore enthusiasts in England understand the reference. Sixty years ago this week, November 25, 1953, the Hungarian football team defeated England by a score of six goals to three. more »

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