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1. First are 3 fresh Interviews with cosmopolitan locals you may know, or may want to know:

* Róbert Mári, Managing Partner, Wáberer Medical Center,
* Márk Molnár, Executive Chef, Costes Group Budapest,
* Orsolya Szombati, Bilingual Travel Blogger.

2. Next up, you can see examples of events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:

E.g. 'Beaches Night', Floating Wine Tasting, Depeche Mode Live, OZORA Fest, Dino-Verse Expo.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies & Specials, plus News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Novák Swims Balaton, New Sziget Acts, Local Porn Survey, BKK Price Hike, Hu's Very Safe.

We hope you like what's in it for you.
Best wishes from Team XpatLoop

10 Top Towns Around Balaton – Summer Resorts & Hidden Gems

BREAKING | news & more

Take the Plunge on Hungary’s Night of Spas

Officially Hungary is One of Safest Countries in World

Over 2.5 Million People Regularly Watch Online Porn in Hungary

Dramatic Price Hikes at Sziget in Budapest May Keep Many Locals Out

Record Revenue at F1 Hungarian Grand Prix, Contract Extended Until 2032

International Array Of Circus Talent Coming to Budapest's Sziget Festival this Year

Photos: Katalin Novák, President of Hungary, Swam Across Balaton in Race on Sunday

Price Increase Soon for Budapest Public Transport Tickets - Mayor Reveals Details

40 Foreign Authors to Attend International Book Festival in Budapest

St Stephen's Day Celebration in Hungary Bags Award at 'Oscars of Events'

New Survey Reveals How Under-40s in Hungary See Future Prospects

Hungarian Shoppers Are Driving to Romania for Cheaper Prices

World Aquatics Congress Approves Moving HQ to Budapest

Calendar highlights

Floating Tasting: Borjour Wine Boat

What could be better than cruising down the Danube, gazing at Budapest from the upper deck, with a quality red or white, or both? That’s what’s on offer at this floating tasting session, showcasing 16 top wineries.

27 July - Zsófia Boat Budapest

Memento Mori Tour: Depeche Mode Concert

Regarded as royalty here in C.E. Europe, Basildon’s finest take to the road despite the recent death of founding member, Andy Fletcher. Expect an amazing atmosphere at the Hungarian national stadium, the Puskás Aréna.

28 July - Puskás Aréna Budapest

Splash Under Stars: Night of Beaches

Spas across Hungary extend their opening hours and lay on special events to celebrate bathing culture. Venues include Aquaworld in Budapest, Aquasziget in Esztergom and the onion-shaped Hagymatikum in Makó.

29 July - All Around Hungary

Lust For Life: Iggy Pop Gig

The world’s forgotten boy is enjoying a purple patch in his old age, gigging from Veszprém to Ottawa, promoting latest LP Every Loser, giving his classics a ferocious airing and proving that 76 is the new 26.

30 July - Gyárkert, Veszprém

Psychedelic Experience: OZORA Festival

Originating from the solar eclipse of 1999, this chilled get-together between Lake Balaton and the Danube showcases music on six stages and all kinds of non-mainstream cultural activity to a serene valley.

31 July - Dádpuszta

Asian Street Food: Summer Night Market

Few might know that Budapest has its own Chinatown – not only that, but it’s active where gastronomy is concerned. This summer, until 31 August, it hosts its annual Asian street-food night market, from 5-11pm.

1 August - Chinatown / Monori Center Budapest

Family Fun: Dino-Verse Exhibition

One to entertain the kids, this large-scale holiday attraction brings 40 actual-size dinosaurs back to life as part of the Dino-verse. Running until New Year’s Eve, it uses VR to transport you to prehistory.

2 August - BOK Hall Budapest


Thematic Offers on the Shelves of Kifli in Hungary

If you miss the dolce vita feeling, or rather the taste of dolce food, then get to bring the delicacies of Italian gastronomy to your home.

See Fireworks at Sky Garden Roof Terrace of Mystery Hotel Budapest

The Mystery Hotel Team invites you to a special event on 20th August, to watch the festive fireworks and commemorate Hungary's national birthday in style.

Professional Teeth Whitening, by Evergreen Dental in Budapest

Professional teeth whitening by a dentist is safe, quick, and cost-effective. The best way to whiten teeth depends on the individual case, Evergreen Dental Clinic in Budapest can answer all related questions - click this headline for details.

Optic World Celebrates 30 Years as a Leading Optical Shore Chain

Remember when Whitney Houston sang that she will always love you, and Jurassic Park was released in cinemas - what do these events have in common? They took place in 1993, the year that Béla Sasvári opened his first optic shop in Vác.

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The successful candidate will work closely with the Managing Director and the media partners, writers, photographers of XpatLoop. The main responsibilities and requirements of this key member of the team are summarised in this article.

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