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...

Where to Get Real 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...

How Bucharest Managed to Disappoint Me

For a few days now we've been in Bucharest, visiting the mother in law and getting ready for a quick visit to Eforie Nord...

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...

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...

How to Eat in Romania, Like a Romanian, for 22 Euros per Week

Even though I did my research in the past and I realized that in terms of supermarket prices, Romania is not less expensive than...

60 Things a Foreigner Learned by Living in Romania

I often think about the fact that, since I have been born and raised in Romania, I might not have the best opinions and...

Listen to Some Traditional Romanian Music Here!

A while ago I wrote about the Romanian manele music and promised to come back to you with some more interesting bits about real...

Sometimes, if Things Get Broken in Romania, They Remain Broken

One of the reasons why I chose apartment living here in Romania was the fact that everything related to maintenance was easier and I...

Could You Live in a Romanian Village?

This is an article that I wanted to write for a looong time, but never got the chance to. Today is finally the big...

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