Expat Guide to Living in Budapest
Whether you're already living in Budapest or preparing to move to Budapest, our Expat Guide to Living in Hungary offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Budapest. For answers to specific questions, visit our Hungary Forum to talk with expats in Budapest.
There are numerous international and bilingual schools in Budapest. In this article, we highlight some of the more popular international schools school for expats in Budapest.
Most expats love living in Budapest for it's beauty and culture. There's something for everyone in Budapest. Yes, you'll have to deal with lots of bureaucracy, but people are friendly and helpful. Once you get past the red tape, life in Budapest is rewarding.
An expat in Budapest enjoys the lower cost of living, but the bureaucracy and local laws frustrated. Her biggest shock was that the US Embassy didn't really care about expats.
An American expat provides some insight into what it takes to live in Budapest, Hungary.
A U.S. retiree in Budapest, Hungary offers advice on living abroad, including health care, cost of living and some financial considerations.
More Culture Shock Reports for BudapestCulture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Budapest handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Budapest:
More Living in Budapest Reports
What are people's priorities in Budapest - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Budapest:
More Moving to Budapest Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Budapest? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Budapest? Below are some of the responses from expats in Budapest:
Reviews of Schools in Budapest
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Budapest. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Budapest:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Budapest. If you are already living in Budapest, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Retiring in Budapest Reports
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Budapest, by filling out our Overseas Retirement report. Below are some of the reports from expats in Budapest:
Having a Baby Abroad Report
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Budapest? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Budapest by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report