Black Friday confusion in Hungary

Black Friday is the second last Friday of November every single year. But for some reason, there is a general confusion about Black Friday in Hungary. This isn’t a new phenomenon in 2018, but it has been so for a couple of years. What is the consequence? Black Friday in 2018 is officially November 23rd. …

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Ten advises if you come to Budapest for the Christmas markets!

Nothing can compare to the atmosphere in Budapest before Christmas. The city is illuminated with fantastic lights, and the famous Christmas markets are there to be enjoyed. In this article, we would love to share some ideas and recommendations to you, that we believe will make your visit to Budapest and the Christmas markets even …

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Free shipping from Amazon.de to Hungary!

Amazon.de just offered the people of Hungary a nice Christmas present. Since mid-November 2016 they offer free shipping to Hungary! As you can see on the image above you can have your orders placed at Amazon.de delivered for free to Hungary, if they exceed 39 Euro. That is quite brilliant, consider that 39 Euro is …

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Sunday shopping returning to Budapest

Since March 15th in 2015 all shops in Hungary had to remain closed on Sundays, with a few exceptions. This law however did not last too long, and as of April 17th 2016 shops are free to stay open on Sundays again. The entire matter of closed and open stores on Sundays has had 100% …

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Now you can order Kindle to Hungary from Amazon

A couple of years ago we wrote about ordering products from Amazon which is quite hard when you live in Hungary, but recently we noticed a change, because it is now possible to order a Kindle to Hungary. You can not buy all sorts of Kindle (the e-book reader from Amazon), but the newest reader …

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A new era has started with shops closed on Sundays!

For a long time people in Hungary have enjoyed the liberty to go shopping whatever they want to, also on Sundays. That is why even the Austrians would cross the borders and come to Hungary on Sundays to go shopping, while all shops in Vienna and elsewhere in Austria are closed on Sundays. But, a …

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Christmas presents to buy in Budapest

What is the ideal present to buy your loved ones in Budapest for Christmas? In this article we will give you some nice tips on buying the best souvenirs and gifts for Christmas. There are several opportunities to choose from, many stores and even Christmas markets where you can get the nicest and most unique …

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Good books about Budapest

There are lots of good books about Budapest out on the market, but it is not always so easy to find them. If you are a tourist you will probably find yourself looking for a travel guide with maps and useful information on the inside. If you are an expat living in Budapest you might …

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MeszarSteak – meat store in Budapest

We eat lots of meat in Hungary, but mostly pork and chicken. If you visit larger food stores you will normally find some cow, but not in large quantities, because it is too expensive for the average buyer. But, if you need some high quality meat for a special occasion, you could consider MeszarSteak. We …

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What is the price of a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt in Budapest?

I am going to Budapest and would like to buy a Hard Rock Cafe t-shirt while there. How much does it cost? There are quite a lot of products you can buy in the Hard Rock shop in Budapest, but if you want to buy the traditional short armed Hard Rock Cafe t-shirts with white …

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