In this guide, we’ve compiled 33 handy expressions in the Hungarian language which are worth learning to make life easier on your next trip to Budapest.
After releasing our MVP in April, we were inundated with ideas and feedback by you, on what you loved, and more importantly, for us, things we could do to improve the overall experience of using the Like Locals app to explore a new city. You told us, and we listened, spending the past few months […]
I come from a place called Miri in Sarawak, which I’m certain many of you have never even heard of! Even though it was officially declared a city in the year 2005, I still, to this very day, think of it as a small town on the northwest coast of the island of Borneo. Picture […]
Over the last decade, Gin has seen a massive resurgence, with the spirit fast becoming a favourite after falling out of favour when Vodka was all the rage. Now if you go to any cocktail bar, club, rooftop or family BBQ, you’ll find a half-empty bottle of Bombay Saphire or beefeaters, and a crowd of […]
Our tale begins on a drizzly September morning in the heart of London town. I was walking up to Holborn campus at the LSE. Orientation had begun but there was only one event I was even moderately interested in: The Campus Tour! It couldn’t hurt to at least know my way to class. Maybe there were […]
There used to be an after-hours night club on the outer edge of the Blaha Lujza Ter metro station between Budapest’s ramshackle district VII and VIII. The club went by the name of Corvintető and it occupied the top two floors of the dishevelled, communist-era Corvin department store. Tető means rooftop in Hungarian and it […]
When in a new city and looking for a place to eat, it’s become instinctive for people to search on google. However, the restaurants, cafes and bars that appear on top in the search results poorly reflect the identity of a city. The places you’re shown have the highest marketing budget and don’t correlate to […]
Yesterday we met up with one of the owners of our locals’ favourite coffee shops in East London. Hermanos is located in Bethnal Green and, as the name suggests, it is run by two brothers, who came straight out of Colombia and into the heart of London almost 20 years ago. We purposefully […]