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Forum: Hungary
Yesterday, 7:41 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Snow in Borsod Abauj Zemplen

We only had about an inch when I got up on Monday morning, and that soon went.
I hate the snow as I have to drive, mainly on country roads,about 25km each way to and from work and for several kms...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 29th 2020, 3:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Budapest - New statue

I'm not impressed with the idea.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 20th 2020, 7:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: DLR lights on vehicles

Just wait until the first műszaki when they adjust one of the headlamps to point straight at oncoming drivers. It seems to be the norm around here that every other car has one badly adjusted...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 15th 2020, 8:56 am
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Breakdown cover

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This is my MOL discount card. I simply swipe it in the card machine...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 13th 2020, 11:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Breakdown cover

The card came through the post a couple of weeks after we joined. If you haven't got one you need to contact MAK.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 13th 2020, 7:45 am
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Breakdown cover

I've just looked at their website and it appears that I have the standard membership, although I may update to comfort next year.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 12th 2020, 3:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Breakdown cover

My wife and I joined Magyar Auto Klub a couple of years ago, just for peace of mind. We drive older cars and most of our journeys are on country roads. Fortunately, as of yet, we haven't needed to...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 2nd 2020, 9:24 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

But...does it need a mű
szaki if one is fitted as a week-old car or does the log book just need re-issuing?
Forum: Hungary
Nov 2nd 2020, 6:15 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,484
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

How does the fitting of a tow bar work on a new car? Technically, it hasn't had its first műszaki yet so maybe it's just a case of having it fitted and having the logbook adjusted accordingly?
Forum: Hungary
Oct 20th 2020, 11:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: What do I need?

Brexit is looming on the horizon and moving here from 2021 will be more difficult than it is at present. That doesn't give you a lot of time.
If you need to work then you need to be able to grasp at...
Forum: Hungary
Oct 4th 2020, 4:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Roof cement

When I secured some ridge tiles I used flexible tile adhesive. Not strictly for the job but it's sticky and frost resistant.
Forum: Hungary
Oct 1st 2020, 6:08 am
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: UK N.I. contributions

Surely, the responsibility lies with the individual.
My wife and I have been discussing this topic as we haven't made any contributions for 12 years and are a fair way off retirement age so are...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 2nd 2020, 7:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By PaulinEger

Forum: Hungary
Sep 2nd 2020, 6:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Bus routes and fares

The owner wanted to build a small restaurant/guesthouse in its place. They started it but it's still not completed.

One of the regulars was walking home in February 2008. His neighbour had moved...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 2nd 2020, 5:43 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Bus routes and fares

My wife and I were only saying the other day that we should watch Deliverance again.
Many years ago we were holidaying here and spent many hours in the local kocsma on a regular basis. This pub was...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 27th 2020, 7:17 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,460
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Coronavirus

The complacency here for the last 6 months has frustrated the hell out of me. Shopkeepers wearing their masks around their chins or not wearing them at all. People saying that the virus isn't a...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 7:02 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

Here's mine. We bought it at a car boot sale in England for 20p (the guy was selling everything for 20p each) and brought it with us....
Forum: Hungary
Aug 19th 2020, 9:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Moving to Hungary

You've been talking to the wrong people.
We've been here for 12 years and teaching for the whole time with no previous experience. As I said, it's not for everyone, it depends on your personality as...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 19th 2020, 2:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Moving to Hungary

Hi, my suggestion would be to get yourself a TEFL and think about teaching for a local language school or privately, either face to face or online. Working hours are flexible, no need to speak...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 18th 2020, 6:07 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Hungarian Citizenship

This attachment is the form that I downloaded for citizenship application so no need to go and ask for one :)
Forum: Hungary
Aug 17th 2020, 9:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Hungarian Citizenship

I enquired about studying online to prepare for the interview but the woman was charging about £30 an hour. My wife speaks Hungarian and I get by on a daily basis but I'm not confident when I'm being...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 17th 2020, 8:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: Hungarian Citizenship

It's something I've been wanting to do for a long while but I'm nervous about the language side of things.
I'd be going down the route of simplified naturalisation so no need to learn about history...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 1st 2020, 10:38 am
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: WEEDS

I read an article a couple of weeks ago on a Hungarian news portal about ragweed and how they are going to start clamping down nationwide with fines of up to 5 million forints for those who allow it...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 27th 2020, 8:05 am
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: WiFi booster

I bought the same router from Tesco about 3 weeks ago for about 3,500ft
Forum: Hungary
Jul 23rd 2020, 9:53 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,575
Posted By PaulinEger

Re: 4 hr Q at Budapest airport

Welcome!! But please remember to leave the ukulele packed away when it arrives ;)

I'm just at our weekend house near Eger. It's the first time we've stayed here this year, mainly due to the...
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