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Nordic Night @ House Bar Terrace

The organisers of this series introduce a chosen country at each event, while bringing people from all countries together once a month. This time Norway is in focus - thematic games will be arranged as well.

23 July - 1075 Budapest, Holló u. 11.

Evening Of French Culinary Wonders @ Párisi Passage Café

Follow the whispers of the French Riviera, transcend to 1950’s St. Tropez, and accompany Brigitte Bardot for a glass of champagne, say the promoters. Go for 'culinary wonders', old-world charm, cocktail concoctions, and soulful tunes.

24 July - 1053 Budapest, Ferenciek tere 10.

BAIS Balaton Weekend Trip - Wine Tasting, Hiking, Biking

This 2-day adventure tailored for expats takes you to the lovely Badacsony area of Balaton - famous for its beautiful landscapes, viewpoints, vineyards, unique architecture and tasty wines.

25 July - Badacsony

Festival Latino Budapest @ Havana Salsa Bar & Restaurant

Latin food enthusiasts can taste diverse dishes and dynamic culinary styles of the gastronomy of Cuba, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Peru and the Dominican Republic. Go to enjoy Latin-American vibes + food + drinks + dances + ? :)

26 July - 1074 Budapest, Dob u. 57.

Board Games Night @ Dürer Garden

This free-time initiative quickly outgrew the living room where it all began, and has become a popular event with hundreds of participants who pass the night away together playing good old board games.

27 July - 1146 Budapest, Ajtósi Dürer sor 19-21.

Plant Based Milkproducts Workshop @ Anna Kamra

During this workshop you will be guided through the fascinating world of plant based milks. At this workshop you will prepare 5 different plant milks, tofu, yogurt and spreads.

28 July - 1086 Budapest, Szeszgyar Utca 12.

English Book Club @ Közkincstár Library

In July the fantasy classic 'A Wizard of Earthsea' by Ursula K. Le Guin will be discussed. The story is set in the fictional archipelago of Earthsea and centers around a young mage named Ged...

29 July - 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 11.


"International Experience, Ethics, Responsibility & Sustainability" At ESSCA Budapest

You're invited to join one of the best business schools in the world - at a new Budapest Campus. The ESSCA School of Management, founded in 1909 and ranked among the best business schools by the FT - offers English language management programmes of the highest quality.

Work Hard, Brunch Harder @ The Ritz- Carlton, Budapest

You can enjoy 'á la carte brunch' every day at DSK Wine & Grill or at their terrace - have a wholesome brunch, taste the classic Eggs Benedict or choose from their salads, antipasti, burgers, sandwiches, + delicious desserts such as the DSK pancake or their signature Belgian waffle.

Danubius Reopening More Budapest Hotels

Danubius Hotels reopened its three-star Hotel Erzsébet facility in downtown Budapest’s Fifth District recently, and the prestigious Hotel Gellért on 7 August.

New movies in Budapest