Moving from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Timisoara, Romania: Ana’s Story

Back in November 2016, I received an email from Ana. She was living in Sao Paulo, Brazil back then and was planning a big...

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...

Why Are Romanians Frowned Upon in Europe?

People living in Europe - especially Western Europe - usually have a very poor opinion about fellow Romanians, so I decided to try and...

Living in Timisoara: Should You Move or Retire Here?

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...

The Story of a Family Living on $500 Per Month (in Romania)

I have talked, since this blog was started, on numerous occasions about the cheap cost of living here. It all depends on personal spending...

Romania: Cost of Living in 2016 (Bucharest, Cluj, Timisoara, Brasov etc)

I have managed to publish a new, updated article about the cost of living in Romania in 2019. Make sure to check it...

Buying an Apartment in Romania: We’re Doing It!

If you're a regular reader here at Romania Experience, you know that Wife Romanian, Baby Romanian and I live together with my mother 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...

Don’t Get Confused by the Romanian Currency: the Old Leu vs the New Leu

If you are planning a trip to Romania, you should be prepared for what I like to call the "currency confusion" here. Yes, even...

Best Cities to Live in Romania, Based on Safety, Air Quality, Healthcare Options and...

Apart from the cost of living - which is mostly the same all over Romania - there are a few other important factors that...

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