Mean Streets—Tonight at Bem Mozi

As long as Bem Mozi keeps screening must see movies, we at Budapest Pulse will keep talking about them. Next up tonight for the...

Tipple of the week: Havas & Tímár Franom (2014)

Let’s just start right in the middle. This is not an average red wine. This is not just a regular Cabernet Sauvignon. This is the...

True Romance—20th January 2018, Bem Mozi

I remember seeing this thrill ride of a film when it was originally released on VHS in 1994. Or was it 1995? Doesn't matter. I...

El Rapido

Long term Budapest residents will remember when Kazinczy Utca was a slightly dodgy looking, unpaved and dark street, the negotiation of which required a delicate...
Three men stand performing a Shakespeare play, one dressed as a woman.

SÖR – National Theatre Budapest

I was very happy to see an English speaking theatre play in Budapest: something rare and a cool programme to have with non-Hungarian friends. The...

Sub-city

The metro system in Budapest is a dream. In fact public transport in Budapest in general is a dream. When you find yourself tutting...

Dry January—The Pulse Survival Kit

The month of months is here. Well, we are already half way through but there is still plenty of time to enjoy yourselves. Below...
A wrapped veggie burger next to a portion of chips

Istvánffi Veggie Burger

There’s this burger place that I keep going back to. You know how you either feel or don’t feel like eating a certain thing...
View into Madal Café from the front door, with the counter on the left

Madal Café

Right in the heart of Budapest's lively 5th district, a short walk away from Váci utca, lives a small coffee shop. As the hipsters tap...
The Black Swan bar. Thanks to Black Swan's Facebook page.

Black Swan

I was a bit of a weirdo as a kid. I didn’t have any friends. Not really. I walked around school with blood shot...