Learn more about "Old Europe" in Hungary
Budapest, found along the mighty Danube, is brimming with classical architecture and is simply stunning…but the “Country of the Magyars” has more…hearty, paprika-seasoned goulashes…the awe-inspiring Lake Balaton…and you can live on just $11,000 a year. Hungary is a special place.
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Hungary Fast Facts
Climate: Temperate, cold, humid winters, warm summers
Location: Central Europe, bordering Austria and Romania
Country Code: 36
Time Zone: GMT+1
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Twice a year, Lucy Fayette flies from her home in Switzerland to Hungary to visit family— for a round-trip fare of just €50 (about $65). That’s right, Lucy’s airfare, which takes her across 800 miles in less than two hours, costs the same amount as a nice dinner or a fancy bottle of wine…and all because of Europe’s budget airlines.
- Great-Grandpa May Hold the Key to Your EU Passport
Posted on August 13, 2013 by Bob Bauman
Your great-great-great-grandparents (may they rest in peace) could be about to hand you citizenship in Europe…and, with it, the legal freedom to live and do business in any of the 28 countries of the European Union. Your family tree could hold the key to opening a path to second citizenship for you and your family, especially in Europe. There, several countries will grant citizenship to you based on ancestry.
- Hungary: Live the Romance of ‘Old Europe’ on $11,000 a Year
Posted on July 29, 2010 by Steenie Harvey
There’s something intriguing about Hungary. Take away Budapest, goulash and gypsy violins, and it’s practically unknown to the English-speaking world.
- Save as Much as $65,500 by Traveling Abroad For Your Medical Needs
Posted on September 25, 2008 by Josef Woodman
When my father, age 72 at the time, announced he was heading off to Mexico for extensive dental work, my first reaction was a mixture of bewilderment and fear, then resignation, knowing that despite my protestations, he was going anyway.
While worldwide media coverage is focusing on an ever-stronger euro, smart readers are exploring other options: 14 of the EU member countries do not use the euro right now. Although the U.K. and Denmark have special derogations, and Malta and Cyprus are set to join next year, you still have plenty of other ways to make your dollar go further in Europe.
Your dollars are shrinking, and the economic outlook is uncertain. Still…you’d like to get away…have an adventure…start a new life…invest outside the States. What do you do if your budget is small but your thinking is big?
- Budapest: Unsurpassed in Grandeur and Steeped in History
Posted on July 1, 2005 by Jocelyn Carnegie
Sanja bought two apartments in Budapest—the first shortly after arriving in 1996. The apartment is in the well-heeled and fashionable area of the VIth. She could command a monthly rental of about $920 and could probably sell it now for more than $200,000. Sanja knew she was on to a good thing, and so in 1997 she bought a second apartment which she now rents out. Read on to find out more about business opportunities in beautiful Budapest.
- The World According To International Living—25 Places To Watch In 2005
Posted on May 1, 2005 by International Living
The world according to International Living: Where should you be thinking about spending your time and your money right now? Following are the top 25 places on our radar screen:
- Restoring Hungary’s Noble Heritage—The Land Of A Thousand Castles
Posted on January 1, 2005 by International Living
Hédervár is one of 1,000 castles (or historical mansions, palaces, chateaux, and manor houses as they also can be called) in Hungary, 800 of which are registered historic monuments. Many are located in northwestern Hungary, called northern Transdanubia, making it one of the world’s best destinations for castle-hopping.
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