Hungary is not only a popular European destination, but it is also very inexpensive. Many people buy a vacation home in Hungary, and find themselves moving to the country permanently. Hungary, especially Budapest is easy to fall in love with. The people are kind and hospitable, and Budapest is one of the oldest and most architecturally stunning countries in the world. Hungary gives you the romantic flavor of living in Europe at almost half the cost. The country is favorable to ex-pats and as such makes is easy for you to purchase a home. A 1,000 square foot house will cost $90,000 dollars with a little land as well. If you move further out in the country you not only get a lot more land, but also a lot more house. In addition to owning a home in Europe you are also privy to the large population of ex-pats, nearly 50,000, living in Budapest alone. So you should never feel lonely whether you stay a couple of weeks a year, or turn your vacation home into a permanent mainstay.