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International Preschools and kindergartens in Budapest 2013

March 6, 2023

Editor’s note: This blog was originally written by Lorna Kralik and was first published in June 2010 and first appeared on MoveOne’s Expat Echo blog. Budapest Moms took the time to update the list in March 2013 as applications for both state Hungarian and private pre-schools will take place in April. Open days are already […]

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Dialing directions

September 9, 2023

Dialing Directions By Matthew Shore 10/06/2023 Surprisingly, dialing in Hungary is not as straightforward as one might assume. Expat Echo provides the details on digits. To dial international: first dial 00 + country code + number To dial a Budapest number from a Budapest landline: dial the 7 digits with no prefix. To dial a […]

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Nationality of Babies Born in Hungary

September 6, 2023

Whose Baby? By Sue Healy 21/07/2023 Expat Echo investigates the nationality question for expat babies born in Hungary and elsewhere. Countries with birthright citizenship (jus soli): U.S.A. Canada Argentina Brazil Cameroon Jamaica Mexico Pakistan Venezuela Colombia Uruguay Up until the mid 1990s, the shabby, ill-equipped Hungarian health care system did not appeal to the pregnant […]

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Bulky trash pickup dates (lomtalanítás)

September 4, 2023

Latest Dates for Bulky Trash Pick-up By Expat Echo 03/09/2023 Big trash may be coming to your neighborhood.   The latest lomtalanitás (bulky waste) dates for 2010-11 are as follows: District I.:  next February District II.:  9th September District IIA: September 13 District V.:  next February District VI.:  this October – November (exact date not set […]

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