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...

Prices and Cost of Living Are Increasing in Romania (2018 Report)

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

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...

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...

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,...

Move or Retire to Brasov, Romania

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...

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...

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...

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