Can You Live on $1,000 per Month in Romania?

One of the questions that I get asked the most by the readers of Romania Experience is "can I live on $1,000 per month in Romania?" And today I decided to answer this question...

Romanian Girls Guide: Can You Find True Love in Romania?

Talking about girls in Romania is very difficult, as there are many possible approaches and generalization might not work, as each girl has her own personality and purpose in life and ways to achieve...

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: “I'm a US citizen – how do I immigrate to Romania?” I did publish an article covering all the steps required...

The Most Dangerous Places in Bucharest (to Stay Away From): Ferentari

We have already talked about the fact that Romania is a safe country to live in, but just like any country out there, there are areas that are more dangerous than others, and today...

Romania Cost of Living 2019: Prices in Bucharest, Cluj Napoca, Brasov, Sibiu etc

The cost of living in Romania is growing steadily, but fortunately not too fast. However, compared to 2013 when I first started to track our expenses and follow some prices of various products, prices...

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 blog. This year, however, I have decided to take a...

Why Are Romanians Frowned Upon in Europe?

People living in Europe - especially Western Europe - usually have a very poor opinion about fellow Romanians, so I decided to try and tackle this delicate subject: in the end, if there are...

These Are the Most Beautiful Cities in Romania (You Never Heard of)

Creating a list of the most beautiful cities in Romania is not an easy task. Every city in every country has its own charm and even though some are better than others, it's still...

Complete Guide to Drobeta Turnu Severin: a Great City to Visit or Retire to

I'm starting a new series here on Romania Experience - one that had to be started a long time ago, a series of articles where I will talk in detail about the cities in...

Rant: Bulgaria to Enter Schengen Area, Romania still away from Being Accepted

UPDATE: It appears that the news story that I based this article on - a news bit from HotNews, one of the largest and most trusted press agencies in Romania, which quoted a TV...