‘Our goal with the films is to raise awareness to our community’ – Interview with Jay Lin, founder of ‘gay Netflix’

  Netflix hardly needs an introduction these days – but were you aware that there is a gay version of it? GagaOOLala is a Taiwan-based streaming service that offers exclusively LGBTQ-themed films. Although the service is not available in Hungary yet, it is expanding rapidly, constantly broadening its range of …

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“El sem hiszed, Budapest milyen gyönyörű” – Carmine Fulvio Cannone

Carmine Fulvio Cannone Olaszországból érkezett. Számára a barátság a legértékesebb dolog az életben – mottója szerint érdemes a jó emberekre számítani és megbecsülni őket, hiszen az aranynál is többet érnek. Ismerjük meg kicsit közelebbről is! Milyen volt az életed mielőtt Budapestre költöztél? Meglehetősen lassú és laza. A családi vállalkozásban dolgoztam. …

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“It is normal to be different” – Interview with Ulrike Lunacek, Former Vice President of the European Parliament

I have a very vivid memory from my first pride event. In July 2010 I participated in the Vienna Pride March and was following the truck of the Austrian Green Party (for pretty simple reason: their DJ played the coolest music).  There was a dancing lady on the van of …

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“I love to see the LGBTQ community living happily in Budapest” – Interview with Gabriella Contillo

Born in America’s smallest state, Rhode Island; now bringing her big personality to Budapest. Let’s meet Gabriella!  Where are you from? I am from Providence, RI. Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA! What is day to day life for you? I am a writer, freelance marketer, and …

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Summertime Life in Hungary

The sun is shining, allowing Hungarians to relish and explore the glorious landscapes of their country. Each summer brings new memories alongside traditional foods, drinks and activities. The largest lake in central Europe, Balaton is a top attraction for locals. The several lively towns and villages surrounding its shores all …

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Budapest – The City of Spas

When arriving to Budapest, be sure to visit a thermal bath of which there are several throughout this dazzling city with a variety of services. With warmer temperatures upon us, now is a fantastic opportunity to try outdoor pools.       A top pick would be Széchenyi located a …

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“My sexuality is as natural as the colour of my eyes” – Interview with John M. Barac Montenegrin activist

We all have people in our life who are considered as distant acquaintances. They are the ones with whom we meet twice or three times all together. But thanks to social media we follow them and get impressions: where are they traveling to, when are they looking for a new …

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The history of Rudas Bath

It was the Romans who built the first bathhouses in Hungary. After the conquest of the Carpathian Basin, most Hungarian villages were founded near hot springs. The baths in Buda became internationally renowned during the reign of King Sigismund and this reputation grew further during the reign of King Matthias. …

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Mother Nature is shifting – Spring in Budapest

With Mother Nature shifting her chilly winter temperatures to a warmer spring, renewed life is arriving in Budapest. With several breathtaking in- and outdoor actives now within reach, you have no choice but to enjoy the thousand faces of this magical city. For starters, discover the beautiful and majestic Vajdahunyad …

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“The city has some of the most breathtaking views I’ve ever experienced in my entire life” – Interview with Sharonda Davenport

Born and raised in the United States, Sharonda is pursuing law at university. Before her trip she knew only a few things about Hungary, and now she is in love with Budapest. Let’s meet Sharonda! Where are you from? I was born in Nyack, New York, although raised in Newburgh. …

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