Does Everybody Steal in Romania?

Many Romanians use to say that all Romanians steal. Not the best opinion a nation can have about itself, but it is, up to...

Is Romania a Gay Friendly Country?

Recently, I have received an email from one of our readers, asking me whether Romania is gay friendly or not. I realized that this...

Romania Has a New President: Klaus Iohannis

On November 16th, the Romanians chose the country's president for the next five years: Klaus Iohannis. And the results are pretty surprising and unexpected,...

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...

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...

Moving from the US to Brasov, Romania: The Experience so Far

Back in June, I received an e-mail from Kevin. Kevin was living at that time in the US and told me that he's planning...

Wedding in Romania: What to Expect & What Gift to Bring

One of the most important moments in one's life is the wedding and in Romania, just like in most countries out there, this is...

Where from to Get Delicious Food in Romania? The Peasant’s Market, of Course!

I grew up eating real food: real fruits and vegetables that were grown on real land farms and orchards in Romania. They were not...

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”...

Retire in Romania – Pros and Cons

I think that anybody would love to get the biggest bang for their buck when they retire - no matter if we're talking about...

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