Step-by-step guide (and checklist): how to move and settle in Hungary

Step-by-step guide: how to move and settle in Hungary

Moving to another country can be overwhelming depending on many factors, but this guide will not only serve as a checklist, I will also warn you of some common pitfalls and give you some tips along the way, so read through. It will be helpful for a period of 8 months, the first 2 months being before you come to Hungary and the other 6 months being your first half year in Hungary. Although I mention Hungary, it is written from a Budapest point of view, because most foreigners move to and live in Budapest, including me. […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of moving to Hungary

Comprehensive guide 2023: pros and cons of living in Hungary

Visiting Hungary as a tourist can entice you to the idea of moving to the country. It happens, yes, although it can also happen that you get a job offer here. In fact, most people who I know who came to the country to study or to work, stayed for longer than originally planned. However, as a tourist you only see the magic of the country, or the magic of that city you visited. In the case of Hungary’s capital, Budapest, it enchants its visitors with culture, history and visual gratification. […]

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All you want to know about Hungarian people

What Hungarian people are like (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2


This is an article about hungarian people, if you did not yet read part 1, here is the link: What Hungarian people are like (Part 1)


Here I continue with part 2:


Open and warm

At this point of the relationship, friendship, they will be very open and very warm. They will trust you many personal things that some good friends of yours in your home country would have never even thought about telling you. Do not be surprised, they are only reserved at the beginning, but when they consider you their friend, they will express their feelings openly and straightforwardly. […]

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All you want to know about Hungarian people

What Hungarian people are like (Part 3)

Welcome to Part 3



Let’s assume that the same person already studied everything one or two days before the exam, so what is left is spent with practice or simulating the exam. Even like that, a Hungarian will think “I will be nervous and I will do everything wrong”. I come back now to history and soccer. The common way of thinking is: “if we failed in the last 20 years, we will fail this time too”. They apply this mindset to their daily life. My thinking is that if you fail many times, you learn, you improve and over time, you will do it better until perhaps winning. […]

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