If you are like me and come from a country with a warm climate you may have never seen snow and experienced freezing sub-zero temperatures. Brace yourself: the winter in Hungary gets bitterly cold, there are heavy snowfalls and the lakes sometimes even freeze over. Weeks will pass without the temperature going above 0°C and you will temporarily forget what sunshine looks like. After experiencing and surviving two winters in Hungary, these are some tips I think will help you get through - and even really enjoy - your first winter here.
The semester has started 2 months ago but the exam period is yet to come, so you probably need to study a lot and stay awake a little more than usual. We know that feeling: you try hard not to fall asleep but it feels impossible. What will be your best friend during these laborious nights? Of course, COFFEE!
The annually published „QS Best Student Cities” ranking shows the best destinations for international students. Based on this year’s new list, the top cities are London, Tokyo and Melbourne; Budapest scored the highest in the „Affordability” category.