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Born and raised in Romania, I started this blog as a passion/side project back in 2013. Since then, it has grown tremendously and has helped many people move to Romania or find the best spots to visit. Hopefully it will be even more useful from now on, as I constantly add new articles about this beautiful country, as well as keep the older ones up to date.

Is Romania in the EU (European Union) and Schengen?

Since Romania is still not a popular country around the world, there are many people still wondering about the questions in the title: is Romanian part of the EU (European Union)? Also,...
Tipping Etiquette in Romania

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

In today's article, we're going to talk about the tipping etiquette in Romania. I decided to write this after returning from my month-long stay in Valencia and realizing that, whenever you're in...

Stray Dogs in Romania: Are They Still a Problem?

In the past, Romania managed to become (in)famous worldwide thanks to its stray dog problem (among other things, of course). It wasn't uncommon to have groups of stray dogs roam the streets...

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...

Rural Romania: This Is Our Village House in Oltenia

Since June 10, 2020 we are the proud owners of a village house in Southwestern Romania, in the Oltenia region of the country. We actually moved with the intention of spending the...
Romania Coronavirus Update: Summer 2020

Romania Covid-19 Summer Update: Nobody Cares Anymore

It's been a bit over three weeks since Romania relaxed most restrictions regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The country is in a state of alert since May 15th, and every two weeks more...

Romania Coronavirus (Covid 19): Confirmed Cases & Tracker (UPDATED Daily)

When I first started to hear about the Novel Coronavirus (nCov 2019) spreading in Wuhan, China I thought that Romania is one of the safest countries in the world in terms of...

20 Reasons Why You Should Never EVER Visit Romania

Today I am taking a different approach to the type of articles that I share with you and present 20 reasons why you should never visit Romania. Don't get that blood boiling,...

Finding a Job in Romania as a Foreigner: How Difficult Is It?

Although most people reading this blog are interested in retiring to Romania or just traveling here for a shorter or longer vacation, I still receive a fair share o emails from people...

Top 10 Cities in Romania (to Visit or Relocate to)

No matter if you're planning to visit Romania for a vacation or you want to move here for good, there are quite a few cities in Romania that should be considered must...

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