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Disney+ is finally available in Hungary – Here are our recommendations

Disney+ was launched in 2019, and after a 3-year wait, it finally arrived in Hungary. From the 20th of July you can watch everything on the streaming service for only 2490 Ft. For that amount you get over 80.000 episodes of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geography and Star properties. You can watch things in the original language or search for the numerous dubbed and subtitled films and shows. Here is a list of our top picks and some hidden gems:

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Theatre from the West End straight to your home – National Theatre Live

If you walked by Uránia cinema on Rákoczi street, you might have seen posters for classic plays such as Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet featuring famous film stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch or Jessie Buckley. No, sadly these great performances aren’t coming to Hungary any time soon. However, the National Theatre of London brings it to us through high-quality streams. And now you don’t even have to leave your home for it.

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Cultural Differences – Australia vs Hungary

It’s been a bit over a month since I moved over to Australia, and this being my second visit here, I’ve been noticing some things. It might seem obvious that two countries that are more than 15.000 km apart would be different, but some of these things have really surprised me. I decided to collect them. So, without further ado, here are a few things that made me stop in my tracks as a Hungarian living in Australia.

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The Batman – Here we go again

After almost a year of delay, we finally got the long-awaited new Batman movie. The movie is now at 700 million dollars at the box office, making more than Justice League. It’s doing quite fine with reviews, scoring 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. However, many people left the theatre disappointed. So here is our review of the newest Batman movie.

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Money and miles – How to make the most out of your travel budget

Have you been saving up for travelling once school is over or you get time off work? Maybe you have but you struggle to decide on the perfect trip. It’s hard to choose from all the amazing places, especially if one’s budget is limited. Don’t worry, we are here for the rescue. We collected some ways to use your money and get the most amount of time and experience out of it.

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What Stephen King taught me about writing – A review of On Writing

Have you ever imagined someone famous teaching you about your hobby? How amazing it would be if you could listen to them describe their method, their way of thinking? For example, if you could ask Monet how he chose his colours, or get Rodain to explain to you how he made the faces of his sculptures so expressive? Well, reading ‘On Writing, a Memoir of the Craft’ by Stephen King is a bit like that.

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One-day experiences – Day Trips around Hungary

Budapest is an amazing city with many opportunities to make the most of your day. But if you want to get away from the capital it is also a great starting point. Hungary might look tiny on the map compared to other countries but it still full of spectecular cities to discover. Let’s look at some cities that you can reach easily and spend a day full of amazing activities and still get back in time for your classes the next day.

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When is Christmas? – Christmas from the beginning to the end

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. Sitting by the fire, sipping hot cocoa, wearing ugly sweaters. Least in the Northern hemisphere. All about family, love, gifts and the holiday spirit. But what do we find if we look behind the pretty bows and colorful wrapping paper? When is really Christmas?

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We screwed up – 10 animals that went extinct the last 100 years

Studies say that 24 species go extinct per day. And we don’t even notice it. When we talk about extinct animals, people think of the dodo and the mammoth. But there are so many more that have vanished within a lifetime. And without fail humans have always been the ones to blame.

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Analogue Photography – Back to the Future

Retro is back in fashion. Corduroys, groovy prints, tinted glasses are all back on the selves. It is no surprise that this nostalgia is taking over pop culture too. It is enough to look at popular TV series such as Stranger Things or Sex Education. However, besides mullets and fanny-pack something else also made it back through the time vortex; analogue photography.