Ashley Williams didn’t need any online research when he decided to move from Lincolnshire in UK to Romania to start what would be his...

A young Czech documents Romania’s Communist past and brings an old cinema back to...

How do we relate to the buildings built during Communism? A team of young expats documents abandoned buildings and tries to revive an old...

An American teacher on a sabbatical in Bucharest to write his first novel

Kirk McDavitt had been craving for a sabbatical for many years. He was tired of teaching others how to write and be creative. He...

Discovering Northern Romania in search of Jewish roots

Many years ago, her father asked Peninah Zilberman why did she want to get the Romanian citizenship. “I want it back because it was...

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Despite the terrible Skype connection, it’s incredibly easy to connect to Marlena Grzeda. A Polish-born artist, she speaks from her apartment in Sibiu, in...

videoThe traveller’s song: A young Romanian discovers her music in Scotland

Lizabett Russo, a Romanian-born singer whose songs were included in a BBC compilation, had to confront a lot of stereotypes when she moved to...

Swedish journalist goes beyond Romania’s stereotypes

Nana Håkansson makes her way through the crowd gathered in Control, one of Bucharest’s most popular clubs. Holding a small recorder, the energetic young...

The young German who restores Transylvanian churches and organizes trips by old carriage

In medieval times, young men who completed an apprenticeship as craftsmen went traveling for at least three years to gather experience. Christian Rummel kept this...

Developing holiday homes at the foothills of the mountain in Romania

Two Dutch investors are building a housing mountain resort with a wellness hotel in the middle of pristine nature in Romania. Dutch investor Gerard Doedee...

A British teacher & history podcaster in Bucharest proves every day is worth remembering

Scott Allsop delivers a daily dose of historical trivia from his Bucharest home. Scott Allsop, a British history teacher living in Romania, sits in a...

Peter Ambjorn, from horse riding in Sweden to managing World Class Romania’s fitness program

Ever since he was a little boy in rural Sweden, Peter Ambjorn has known that sports represent a source of self confidence and joy. Peter...

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