Top 10 Things to See or Do in Bucharest

Bucharest is one of the most popular destinations for people visiting Romania and, even though regular readers know that I don't hold it too close to my heart, I must admit that there are...

Moving to Oradea, Romania? Here’s Everything You Need to Know about the City

Oradea is climbing steadily to the top on the list of cities you should move to in Romania - at least based on my preferences and personal opinion. This might come as a surprise...

Best Cities to Live in Romania, Based on Safety, Air Quality, Healthcare Options and...

Apart from the cost of living - which is mostly the same all over Romania - there are a few other important factors that influence the decision of choosing a city over another. If...

Fishing in the Danube near Gruia Village in Romania

Back when I was younger, I really enjoyed fishing and it was one of my favorite family activities as a child. With the Danube passing near the city I grew in, Drobeta Turnu Severin,...

Living in Romania as a Foreigner: What Is It Like?

Since many of the people visiting this blog are interested in moving to Romania and living here as opposed to traveling for a while, I've decided to share some thoughts on what it's like...

Is Romania a Gay Friendly Country?

Recently, I have received an email from one of our readers, asking me whether Romania is gay friendly or not. I realized that this is a good topic for an article, so here I...

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 of living in Romania. And although I will only publish...

How to Tip in Romania: When, who and how much to tip

In today's article we're going to talk about tipping etiquette in Romania. I decided to write this article after returning from my trip to Valencia and realizing that, whenever you're in a new country...

Taxes for Expats Review

For US citizens living overseas, taxes are complicated. I’m sure no one is surprised to hear that the US tax system is complex compared to most nations. Many people do not realize that as a...

Visiting Decebal’s Statue near Orsova: Everything You Need to Know

One of the main attractions on the Danube river in the south-western part of Romania - if not THE attraction - is the rock sculpture of Decebalus, a 42.9 meters tall carving in the...