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

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...

Girls just wanna have fundamental human rights

A Polish woman watches from her Bucharest apartment the fight for control over women’s rights and bodies in Poland, and decides to get involved. On...

The Brazilian who brings capoeira to Bucharest

The seven-year old José António wasn’t happy with the nickname he got when he started learning capoeira on the streets of Vila Boa, in...

US counselor’s Don Quixote fight with addiction in Romania

The ringing sound of an incoming Skype call breaks the silence. On the other side of the line is Floyd Frantz, an American-born professional...

Venezuelan photographer moves beyond Bucharest’s grumpy layer

Driven out by the insecurity in Caracas, Alejandro Ilukewitsch learns to enjoy change in new places. Alejandro Ilukewitsch looks at the worrying taglines: “Venezuela is...

The sweet life: A Belgian piano teacher’s chocolate factory in a Romanian village

At the foot of the Parang Mountains, in a Romanian village called Buzesti, there is a wooden house with a large balcony. Marie Carels...

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