I have only ever visited Budapest and found the people warm but very passionate, particularly about politics. It has a long history of standing up against strong opposition and the current regime may be next.


Hungary is part of the EU and visitors entering from other Schengen-member countries do not require a visa but must show valid ID (such as a passport). For others, a three month (90 day) visa is available for visitors.

Despite being in the EU it is not part of the Euro currency union so uses the Hungarian Forint (HUF) for currency.

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