Budapest, Hungary
Daniel, 41
Art Director
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a bit about Daniel

What are you working on these days?

I am an art director.

What drives you mad these days?

I am pretty calm nowadays 🙂

What makes you happy?

My dog. She is my first one. Our relationship is perfect.

When was the last time you cried?

Last summer. I got bad news about a very close friend.

What’s your latest musical obsession?

Westbam feat. Richard Butler – You Need The Drugs.

What was the last movie you watched? Was it any good?

Son of Saul. Very impressive.

When it’s time for a new wardrobe, where do you go?

Springfield, H&M, Pull & Bear.

What’s your go-to café in Budapest?

Madal cafe and double shot. But I do not have meetings there, I go there because of the good coffee.

What’s your favorite street or neighborhood to wander through?

Pozsonyi street in the 13th district.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in Budapest but never actually do?

Drinking long drinks on the Danube River on a boat with live music.

Who’s your hero (dead or alive) and where would you take them to show them a good time?

I guess I do not have a hero, but we could go to Kispiac to eat some good Hungarian food.

If it’s been raining outside for days and you’re sick of staying in – where would you go?

To Rudas bath for sure.

If tomorrow was your last day in Budapest before you left for good, how and where would you spend it?

In the early morning I would walk in Margaret island with my dog. Go to a bath. Eat a Macesz soup at my parents home. I would go to Hivatal pub to drink some craft beer and rum and at the end of the night, who knows?

Given the choice, mayor of which neighborhood would you be?

Ujlipotvaros where I live now.

What’s the spot in Budapest you wouldn’t be caught dead in?

Every place that is shit can be funny in a way.

You’ve just received the best news ever. Where would you go to celebrate and with whom?

I would take my parents and sisters family to Basque country, eat great food, drink perfect wines.

What’s the thing you love doing that isn’t work, relationship or family related?

It is a new thing, I want to built a tiny little wood house in my favourite place in the countryside.

When you feel like a night out, what’s your go-to place and why?

Hivatal. That is my favourite spot. I usually start to drink there 🙂

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