The Joy of Self Employment: Already Earned Five Times More than Last Year!

In case you don't know that about me already, I am self employed since 2008. Back then, I decided that I will do my best not to ever work for anybody and especially never...

How to Calculate Your Website’s Worth When Selling

So, you think that your website is probably worth a little over $1 Million, right? Unfortunately, that's probably not true (but, hey, maybe it will someday!) Until you get there though, I say we...

How Much Does Pregnancy & Giving Birth Cost?

If you've followed this blog, you know that this year at the beginning of July my wife gave birth to our first son, the beautiful Baby Romanian. I can't really express in words how...

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 of August, so that's when the "fun" begins). A total...

How I Got My Blog from Zero to 2 Million Visits Per Month and...

In my previous article I told you how I was busy the entire month signing contracts and transferring my big money making website to its new owner and today it's time to talk more...

I Am a Dad Now & Back to Blogging

It's been a very quiet month here at Romania Experience and the biggest reason for this radio silence is the arrival of my first child into this world. Since he decided it's time to...

Why Going to the Gym Is Better than Working Out & Exercising at Home

This type of subject is and will probably always be a tricky one: which is better? Going to the gym or working out at home or jogging? And I don't have the general answer...

May Spendings Review: It’s a Disaster!

My first month of budget watching has ended and I am extremely excited about this. It's the first time when I have written down all the spendings to the last cent and I was...

Shopping Basket Update, Romanian Style

When we talked about the cost of living in Romania, I told you that everything here is extremely cheap. Of course, just as it happens in any other country, we have expensive products and...

Saving Money Is a Real Challenge When You’re Self Employed (in Romania)

As you will see more and more as this blog gets bigger and stuffed with articles, the Romania Experience is a completely different experience compared to how things are in the rest of the...