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...

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

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...

Examples of Properties for Rent in Romania (with Rent Prices)

One of the most important things for people who decide to relocate to Romania or spend a few months in the country is finding...

Bureaucracy in Romania: It Can Drive You Crazy!

You probably heard it already - and if you didn't, it's time to: bureaucracy will slowly drive you crazy in Romania and most of...

Beer & Food Prices in Bucharest, Romania and All Major Cities (updated 2019)

Every year, I write about the cost of living in Romania and these articles end up as some of the most popular on this...

Freezing in Romania: Winter Heating Could Be a Major Problem in Some Cities

On some occasions, Romania still seems to be in the Middle Ages or at least a few centuries behind the calendar. And now, since...

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...

Why You Might Not Be Able to Live in a Romanian Village

You have probably heard about or seen the idyllic Romanian villages in photos over the interent and fell in love with them. It is...

Can a Family Live on $1,500 per Month?

Yup, this is my question today, after summing up our income for the month of July (money that we'll actually get at the end...

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