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Since many of the people visiting this blog are interested in moving to Romania and living here as opposed to traveling for a while,...

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

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There has been a lot of talking - on this blog inclusively - about a recent increase of prices and that of the cost...

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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...

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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...

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We have already learned how to say various things in Romanian - from I love you to Merry Christmas - but what about some...

Romanian Healthcare System: Slowly Starting to Regain Faith in It

In case you didn't know it, many people consider the entire medical system in Romania to be in a terrible state. The state-backed system,...

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In today's article we're going to talk about a very popular destination in Romania, especially for expats and people looking for a nice city...

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

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Most people know very little about Romania. For most of them, Romania is the same thing as Transylvania, a place where vampires live, Dracula...

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