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I Went to a Solar Power Plant

I was lucky enough to visit one of the largest solar power plants of Hungary: the MET Danube Solar Park in Százhalombatta, which is a part of the Dunamenti Power Plant. Written by Noémi Szabó. Continue reading

A Baby So Close, Yet So Far – The Child Who Does Not Resemble His Parents, Part 2

This part of the series (read part 1 here) deals with a really sad and almost inconceivable decision: what makes a mother give away her child to a stranger? How does someone end up in a situation where they have to make this decision? Continue reading

“When making sandwiches with the Vitamin Commando, we do not use wrap them in plastic but in paper,” – How an Organization Also Dealing With Food Donations Protects the Environment

The JótÉtel (wordplay combining food and good deed) initiative to combat food waste and to help those in need is a collaboration between Budapest Bike Maffia (BBM), Creative Magazine, LG Hungary and Noguchi Porter Novelli. Continue reading

The Beginning – The Child Who Does Not Resemble His Parents, Part 1

Our new series is about a man and a woman who decided to have children, and adoption and lots of self-discovery. Noémi writes about her and her partner’s personal experiences. The series takes you through the idea of adoption to the decision, followed by the subsequent application and the process of obtaining the certificate of aptitude for adoption. Continue reading

„Don’t Blame the Homeless for Being Homeless”

The Streetlawyer Association protects the rights and interests of people – people who are homeless and/or living in housing poverty. Members working for the association are volunteer lawyers and law students. You can meet them in person at Blaha Lujza square on Friday afternoons. Continue reading

Improving and Sweating Together: Group Workout

Different types of exercise and workouts are close to the hearts of different people, depending on personality. I prefer group sessions because I need to be motivated by the instructor (and the perseverance of others) and told what to do (I don’t want to think about what kind of exercise I should do next). Continue reading

You Too Can Organize a Plogging Event

Athletic and environmentally aware people of Budapest had an opportunity to connect jogging with litter picking in downtown on September 6, Saturday afternoon. Continue reading

The Role Models of a Role Model

An aerobics instructor can become a role model for many people. I think several of Ildi’s guests look up to her too, as she motivates people to move, give them the strength to not give up, inspires and encourages them. Meanwhile, her positive attitude and vibrant energy is an example of a worthwhile way to approach life. But who could she be looking up to? In her article, Ildikó Szántó tells about her role models.

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“The way all these young volunteers are not only committed to spending their spare time helping kids but also taking part in building this together always amazes me.”

How can you a help a child who is in hospital if you‘re not a doctor? You can try to cheer them up, be their friend and play with them, or maybe teach them something – that’s what Amigos do too. Noémi Szabó’s interview with Sára Forgács-Fábián, who created Amigos.

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This is how graduation during the pandemic was like

Denissza already shared her experiences and concerns regarding environmental protection in her previous article (read it here). Back then she was awaiting her final exam, then the pandemic hit, but she had to graduate nevertheless. Continue reading

When a Student Protests Against the Assigned Task – Pedagogy 101, Part 4

A teacher places ever-increasing demands on students as a means to develop them. Proper communication is necessary when assigning tasks, Continue reading

An Indicator of Your Body: Pain

Recently I had to see a physiotherapist because of the pain in my shoulder and elbow that has been bothering me for years now. That’s when I met Diana, who was doing her master’s degree in physiotherapy. Continue reading