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...

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...

Is Romania a Third World Country?

Most people know very little about Romania. For most of them, Romania and Transylvania are the same thing: a place where vampires...

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...

Taxes for Expats Review

For US citizens living overseas, taxes are complicated. Iā€™m sure no one is surprised to hear that the US tax system is complex compared...

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,...

How Much Does It Cost to Renovate an Apartment in Romania (Plus Results)

In late June, we have decided to purchase our own apartment here in Romania. It was an old two bedroom apartment that...

How to Immigrate to Romania if You’re Not an EU Citizen

If there's one question that I get all of the time, it's this: ā€œI'm a US citizen ā€“ how do I immigrate to Romania?ā€...

Air Quality in Romania: It’s Not Good!

The year 2020 has just began, and it already marked a first ever for me: the first year that I started to...

Bucharest Public Transport Guide: Bus, Tram, Metro – Tickets, Costs & More

Bucharest has the most extensive public transport system in Romania: the capital offers people living there, as well as visitors, buses, trolleybuses,...

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