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Moving to Budapest

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

Summary: People love living in Budapest. They love the lower cost of living, the cafes and nightlife, the city's green spaces, the Buda Hills and the people. Expats and digital nomads have lots of advice for people moving to Budapest, Hungary. Expat tip: stay away from the party districts. Plus, if you have school-aged kids, look at schools first before deciding where to live.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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