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...

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...

Is Romania a Third World Country?

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

Married & Living with My Mom: We’ll Keep Doing This!

If you follow Romania Experience, you know that one of the biggest issues right now for me is related to our house. My wife,...

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...

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...

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,...

Where to Live in Romania: Small Town vs. Large City

If you're planning to move to Romania, probably one of the biggest decisions you have to make is where to live: choose a small...

Blogging Income Report & Spending (August 2013)

It's time for the first article in what will hopefully become a series here at Romania Experience: an income report and spending review, all...

Interview with the Family that Moved from the US to Brasov, Romania

In December 2015, I told you the story of a family that moved from the US to Brasov, Romania and I promised that I'll...

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