The town of Făgăraș, in central Romania, has one of the best preserved fortresses in the country. It can be a good base for...

Life in the Romanian countryside: Religious holidays and work in rural Romania

When I moved to the countryside a year and a half ago, I expected some adjustments and learning curves. I had some countryside experience...

Shared history: European culture routes crossing Romania

Since its launch in 1987, the Cultural Routes program of the Council of Europe has been focused on the rich and diverse heritage of...

Nature in Făgăraș Mountains: The beech forests in Romania

Romania-Insider.com is publishing a series of articles about wildlife in Romania, zooming in on the wild animal and plant species in the Fagaras Mountains...

Bucharest Centennial: Mihail Kogălniceanu, an architect of modern Romania

Romania-Insider.com has started a series of articles about Bucharest landmarks of architecture or history, which have witnessed the last century of what is now...

interviewHow a Romanian teacher builds the change she wants to see

Claudia Chiru, a primary school teacher working in Bucharest, established the alternative school program SAGA (The Alternative School for Applied Thinking) Kid in 2013. Five...

videoCover of song by famous interwar Romanian singer becomes the anthem of diaspora protest

The cover of a song by famous Romanian singer Jean Moscopol may become the new anthem of the Romanian diaspora protest. Local music band...

Romanian destinations, on Lonely Planet list of best Trips app stories

An article outlining several destinations in Romania has been included in a Lonely Planet list of some of the best stories shared through the...

Bucharest Centennial: Cotroceni Palace, where the kings signed the future of Great Romania

Romania-Insider.com has started a series of articles about Bucharest landmarks of architecture or history, which have witnessed the last century of what is now...

Romanian film review – In Cinemas Now

Summer can be a dry period for films other than action flicks or comedies, so it’s refreshing to see that cinemas are currently screening...

Romanian city has “Eastern Europe’s coolest cafe culture”

The western Romania city of Cluj-Napoca has “Eastern Europe’s coolest cafe culture,” according to a feature in the online edition of The Independent. The Cluj...

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