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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Much Money Should You Budget for Your Vacation in Romania?

The weather is getting better and better, and with rising temperatures you probably are getting ready to visit Romania. Right now is actually one...

This Is the Fairy Tale Clay Castle in Porumbacu de Sus, Romania

Romania has a lot of unique attractions to offer and I am happy to write about one of the most recent ones - the...

Bucharest to Timisoara: How to Get there (Bus, Train, Car, Airplane)

Romania is a pretty large country and you'll find out that, if you want to get from Bucharest to Timisoara, you should generally prepare...

20 Romanian Expressions that Sound Really Funny in English

We have already learned how to say various things in Romanian - from I love you to Merry Christmas - but what about some...