The changes in Romania’s justice system will be one of the highly sensitive themes of the new governing coalition made of the Social Democratic...

Comment: The Romanian Normal

Why do Romanians reelect arrested mayors? Guest writer Ronnie Smith puts the events that have recently made the headlines in Romania into context. During my...

Comment: Feeling lonely on the days of love and why I am a rarity...

Guest writer Arabella McIntyre-Brown looks at the celebration of love – and the other side of the coin: loneliness in Romania, a family-oriented country. In...

Comment: Romania, 26 years ago

Guest writer Nicholas Hammond remembers the first time he came to Romania just after the fall of communism in the early 90s. It has been...

Comment: Thank you, Enel, for a few hours of electricity a day!

Looking at the light and shadow dance the candle projects on the wall, my thoughts go back in time to when I was just...

A truly spectacular ‘spectacol’

Guest writer Ronnie Smith shares his great experience at the premiere of the new DSCH.The Dream ballet, at the National Opera in Bucharest on...

New expat & travel guide launched – City Compass Romania: Bucharest & Beyond, 2016...

Over 150 guests joined City Compass Media, the publisher of this website, at the launch of the newest expat and travel guide in print,...

‎Comment: “Romania is Islamic land”

The murder of over 120 people in Paris by Muslim gunmen at the weekend raises the question: can the same thing happen in Romania?...

Comment: So what has been achieved by nine days of protests?

The death toll from the fire in the Colectiv club has tonight reached fifty-three. Eight days of protests in Bucharest have come to an end...

Restaurant review: For lazy Sundays – the new a la carte brunch @ Athenee...

Sundays are always better with a brunch! I’ve recently discovered one that deserves being tried at least once: not only does it have tasty...

Comment: Romania’s revolution takes a new twist

It is impossible to imagine, after the historic and tragic events of the past few weeks, the tired, discredited, and reviled government of Mr....

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