Hungary vs the West — Service and etiquettes

My return to Western Europe has made me more conscious of life in Hungary and how radically different it is compared to the Netherlands, the UK, and Germany. In which aspects? In how you are treated by your fellow citizens. In Hungary there is a melancholy surrounding the people, especially the 50+ers. They have long…

Hungary, a paralysed country

I decided to translate a published op-ed which I wrote in Dutch on my Hungary. Take note that this article was written for a Dutch audience. Hungary, a paralysed country  After almost three years I’ve decided to leave Hungary. It’s the country my father fled from during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Before arriving in Hungary I had…