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How to Tip in Romania: When, who and how much to tip

In today's article we're going to talk about tipping etiquette in Romania. I decided to write this article after returning from my trip to Valencia and realizing that, whenever you're in a new country...

Taxes for Expats Review

For US citizens living overseas, taxes are complicated. I’m sure no one is surprised to hear that the US tax system is complex compared to most nations. Many people do not realize that as a...

Visiting Decebal’s Statue near Orsova: Everything You Need to Know

One of the main attractions on the Danube river in the south-western part of Romania - if not THE attraction - is the rock sculpture of Decebalus, a 42.9 meters tall carving in the...

Moving to or Retiring to Cluj Napoca, Romania – Is It Worth It?

If you're looking to retire to Romania or move here, Cluj Napoca (commonly referred to as Cluj) might be a perfect choice. It is the fourth largest city in Romania, far behind Bucharest and...

How Much Money Should You Budget for Your Vacation in Romania?

The weather is getting better and better, and with rising temperatures you probably are getting ready to visit Romania. Right now is actually one of the best times of the year to visit Romania...

This Is the Fairy Tale Clay Castle in Porumbacu de Sus, Romania

Romania has a lot of unique attractions to offer and I am happy to write about one of the most recent ones - the fairy tale clay castle in Porumbacu de Sus, a unique...

Bucharest to Timisoara: How to Get there (Bus, Train, Car, Airplane)

Romania is a pretty large country and you'll find out that, if you want to get from Bucharest to Timisoara, you should generally prepare for a long trip ahead. And in today's article we're...

20 Romanian Expressions that Sound Really Funny in English

We have already learned how to say various things in Romanian - from I love you to Merry Christmas - but what about some phrases and expressions that are unique to the Romanian language? I...

Best Hotels in Bucharest Close to the Train Station (Gara de Nord)

If you're planning to visit Bucharest and you want to be close to the train station - Gara de Nord - you have some very good hotels to choose from for your accommodation. And...

Unique Attraction in Romania: the “Color Forest” between Targu Jiu and Ramnicu Valcea

When it comes to unique attractions, every country has its fair share of them. But since this is a blog about Romania, we're going to focus on attractions in the country. And one of...