Zarek, living Europe!

Thirty-year-old Hermes Soto, mostly known as Zarek, came from Culiacan, a small city in the northern part of Mexico. He moved to Budapest two years ago leaving everything behind to start a new life, to reinvent himself without knowing that it was going to happen. How was your life before …

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Raise your voice with Pride

As every year, Pride season arrives with a lot of controversy where even the LGBT community has divided opinions and preferences about how Pride parades should happen in different cities and which is the right way to fight for LGBT rights and acceptance. When we think of the Pride, practically …

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Sun’s out, guns out?

Summer is approaching and the race for that rocking summer look is getting more intense. Who doesn’t like some eye-candy on the streets? Tank tops, outdoor and pool parties, tight swimming trunks and of course, a well-trained body – yes, let’s go a bit stereotypical for a second and admit …

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Hunting season is here

The sun is up in the sky, the clouds are white and the wind is blowing with petals from the blossoming flowers – all these signs tell us that the long awaited spring is finally here. But there is one extra sign of the new season that is well known …

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Budapest, “the Paris of the East”

Medical student in Semmelweis University since 2012, Jean Baptiste Loubère came from Paris to do his studies and start his career as a future neurologist or neurosurgeon. He was born in Toulouse (France) and had been living in Paris since 2004 where he grew up and spent his school years. …

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“I didn’t choose Budapest, Budapest chose me”

When he was 23 years old, Orlando came from Mexico to live in Budapest, where he has been living for almost 2 years. He studied finance back in his hometown and now lives his professional life in the Hungarian capital. Why did you come to Hungary? While I was studying …

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“Budapest, a Bit of Everything for Everyone”

Geovanny González is a 32-year-old Mexican, from Mérida on the Yucatán Peninsula, who works as a Spanish teacher. A very easy-going person and active when it comes to sports; he does crossfit, gymnastics, works out in the gym and runs in the evenings. How did you end up coming to …

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OMOH – The western touch that Budapest was missing

During the past couple of years, the gay life in Budapest has kept getting better and reaching wider ranges of people by opening spaces that suit the many preferences that we have when it comes to having fun. And by fun I mean the real fun of having a good …

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The rivalry between community and individuality

Setting the record straight, this is not one of the usual articles I write for this column of the magazine. This time, I have decided to take the opportunity and use this space for a sort of editorial where taking advantage of the reach of this publication, I want to …

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Brandon Brown and the love story that brought him to Budapest

Brandon is an American man originally from Los Angeles who has been living in Hungary since September 2015. Love brought him to Budapest where he has found a new way of living slightly different to the American one. How did that love story start? I was born and raised in …

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