Is Romania a Third World Country?

Most people know very little about Romania. In many cases, Romania is the same thing as Transylvania, a place where vampires roam the country,...

Remodeling a Village House in Romania

Some of you might remember that back in 2014, we purchased an old house in a village here in Romania. (Those who don't can...

Stuart’s Romanian School Experiences

Those of you have read my previous reminiscence about Romania titled “In Romania, a German in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush”...

More Details on Getting and Renewing Your Residence Permit in Romania

Back in 2014, I shared with you the details and requirements on getting a residence permit in Romania. However, since then, I've been in...

Large Scale Protests in Romania Against Government’s Plans to Pardon Corrupt Politicians

Last night, in Bucharest alone there were over 10,000 (some sources claiming 20,000) people protesting against the newly elected government. The Romanians are protesting...

What Is the Minimum and Average Salary in Romania in 2017?

Romania is extremely attractive for people looking for a cheap country to live in. While it is in the European Union, it has one...

Freezing in Romania: Winter Heating Could Be a Major Problem in Some Cities

On some occasions, Romania still seems to be in the Middle Ages or at least a few centuries behind the calendar. And now, since...

Move or Retire to Timisoara, Romania

The third episode in the "Where to retire to in Romania?" series is here and today we're going to talk about Timisoara, Romania. I...

In Romania, a German in the Hand Is Worth Two in the Bush

Following JC's article on why is Romania a great retirement destination, another Romania Experience reader has something to share with us. This time it's...

Why Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads Should Consider Making Romania Their New Home

Today, I have a special article for you: the reasons why you should consider making Romania your new home or at least home base...

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Visiting the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest with Some Very Special...

The mammoth building - Palace of Parliament in Bucharest - is one of the must see attractions in the city. However, I had never...