Do bacteria and plants really treat our wastewater?

Yeah, they really do. In this article I’ll present two of Budapest’s wastewater treatment facilities, the North Pest and South Pest plants. The first one I can introduce to you (and illustrate with self-made pictures) because a few years ago I wrote my thesis about it, and the second one because in 2019 I had the opportunity to attend their public open day on the occasion of World Water Day. Continue reading

Getting to Know Cloth Diapers – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 8

We’ve covered cloth diapers before (read Mónika Markotán’s article here). We’re revisiting the topic to show that it’s not just a single person claiming that cloth diapers are simple and cost efficient to use. Continue reading

Instead of the Trash, Throw Away the Trash Can! – Book Review

I got this book from my Namesake as a Christmas present. I read it really quickly. Not because it’s an exciting sci-fi or a fabulous fantasy, but because I wanted to how know the household me and my partner manage could develop in terms of awareness and waste reduction. Continue reading

Our Christmas Present: Free Hugs

Sunday, December 15, 2019. A small part of the abitbetter.eu team implemented its long-cherished plan. We went to give free hugs! :) Along with regular litter picking, this is the activity we’d like to introduce to our growing community. Continue reading

Setting an Example, Authenticity, Communication – Pedagogy 101, Part 2

In Part 2 of our series Pedagogy 101 (read Part 1 here), PE teacher and trainer Sándor explains why it’s worth being honest as a pedagogue. In addition, he explores, among other things, if a pedagogue should invite students into their private life, Continue reading

Life with a Newborn – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 7

This part of Coffee Break is special to me because Ágnes is a very busy person who, even as a mother, kept to this habit and didn’t sink into a slow and tranquil home life, Continue reading

Fluid Intake is Important – and Not Just after Training!

This article covers a very important and current topic, one which has been repeated to death, yet we still need to keep parroting it, as experience shows that most people don’t pay attention to drinking proper amounts and quality of fluids. Continue reading

The Difficulties (and Wonders) of Breastfeeding – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 6

We now start the second half of our ten-part series! Being home alone with a newborn – scary. Even though, as they say, the life of a baby at this age is barely more than eating, pooping and sleeping, with some crying thrown into the mix. Continue reading

Principles, Respect – Pedagogy 101, Part 1

This series is written by a PE teacher and cross and TRX trainer who graduated at the University of Physical Education. Because of his personality and profession, education is part of his daily routine. Throughout the series, he talks about pedagogy – through the eye of the teacher, but not only from pedagogy’s perspective. Continue reading

„It’s important to highlight that AR isn’t a runners’ club, it’s an international community” – an interview with Alexandra Radványi, one of the captains of adidas Runners Budapest

I talked to Alexandra Radványi regarding the plogging held on 14 September. Alexandra, as a captain of the AR Budapest, plays an important role in the organization and coordination of the event. Continue reading

25 Stunning And Beautiful Birds You Should Know About! – article by chipperbirds.com

A list containing not only wonderful pictures but also interesting information. What makes these birds unique? What do they eat and where do they live? Continue reading

Baby Gear at Home – Coffee Break With a New Mom, Part 5

Part 5 of our series once again deals with a list – of course not the same as Part 3! :) Since Ági’s baby girl had left the hospital and became acquainted with her new home, we are now admitted behind the scenes. Continue reading

What Should We Know about Dance Fitness Courses?

Our group fitness instructor, Ildikó, not only conducts body shaping, spine training and stretching sessions, but also dance fitness courses. Therefore, she can tell us what the life-affirming salsa fitness is all about. Written by Ildikó Szántó.

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Te is szervezhetsz szemétszedő kocogást!

Under translation.

A sportos és környezetvédő budapestiek szemétszedő kocogással (plogging) köthették össze a mozgást a belváros megtisztításával szeptember 14-én, szombaton délután. Continue reading

A Few Days at the Baby Ward – Coffee Break with a New Mom, Part 4

Practically, part 4 of Coffee break with a new mom directly follows the events of part 2 (read the previous parts here, here, and here). Can you remember what happened in part 2? Continue reading