Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Colombian guy

Name: Germán Age: 25 Nationality: Colombian On a pleasant spring afternoon over a glass of beer at Kolor, I had a very pleasant chat with Germán. Born in Colombia, he is a theatre- and dance-lover who came to Budapest almost three years ago. Although he misses some particular things from …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Spanish-French guy

Name: Jon Age: 32 Nationality: French and Spanish Son of a Spanish mother and a French father, Jon is a citizen of the world. He has visited and lived in many countries like Senegal, the UK and Luxembourg among others. His French and Spanish roots made him a wine & …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Venezuelan guy

Name: Luis Age: 27 Nationality: Venezuelan What made you come to Budapest? I came because I got accepted at the Central European University to study constitutional law. When I arrived, I didn’t know anything about the city. At that time, Hungary was changing its constitution and I thought it was …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a German guy

Name: Simon Age: 24 Nationality: German What made you come to Budapest? I came to Budapest to study Medicine at Semmelweis University. I grew up in Munich and after high school, I enrolled for the sports science college there. I graduated last year and since I always wanted to study …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of an Iranian guy

Name: Aryan Age: 20 Nationality: Iranian Aryan is a busy architecture student living in Budapest for three years. With a heavy load of studying, he still manages to find some time for partying in between the projects. What he lacks in age, he makes up for social perspective. He lived …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Lithuanian guy

Name: Arthur Burming Age: 27 Nationality: Lithuanian Arthur is a professional photographer and former ballet dancer. Considered a regular ornament on Budapest’s gay scene and doyen of the karaoke bars, he has traveled extensively for photographic commissions to places like the Amazon rain forest, Uganda, New York and Ireland. His …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Norwegian guy

Name: André Age: 35 Nationality: Norwegian What made you come to Budapest? My husband took me here for the first time for a weekend vacation. He recommended the city because he had been there many times before. When was the first time you visited the city? Summer of 2001. Why …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Croatian guy

Name: Zoran Age: 26 Nationality: Croatian What made you come to Budapest? When I finished high school in Croatia, I had a big dream of becoming a pilot. I applied and got accepted at the pilot school in Croatia. However, before I enrolled for the flying course, I received the …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Brazilian guy

Name: João Age: 22 Nationality: Brazilian What made you come to Budapest? I’m a university student from Minas Gerais state, in Brazil. I applied for an undergraduate scholarship that the Brazilian government grants students of different fields. I’m an architecture student currently attending classes at the Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudomány …

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Proud Hungary – The Budapest story of a Kyrgyzystani guy

Name: Konstantin Age: 25 Country: Kyrgyzstan During a short chit-chat over a cup of coffee on the on the banks of the Danube at Why Not Cafe, I met Konstantin who was born in Kyrgyzstan but also has Russian ancestors. He happens to be a stage lover, a roller-skating enthusiast …

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