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

Low-profile World Bank high official with Egypt roots makes Bucharest home

As a teenager in Cairo, Ismail Radwan, now World Bank Country Program Coordinator for Central Europe and the Baltics, wanted to understand what makes...

Mashed potatoes with hot dog & love: How an American woman helps kids in...

It’s mid-October, and the library room of Ruth School, located in Bucharest’s poorest neighborhood Ferentari, is much more crowded than usual. First and second...

The New Zealander who went through post-communism hell to adopt a Romanian girl 20...

Adele Rickerby went through the hell of early post-communism to adopt a girl from Romania. As the plane was flying over Brisbane, an Australian city...

An active Greek investor builds a complex of passive houses near Bucharest

Leonidas Anastasopoulos founded his first business when he was only 18 years old. Since then, he tried other business areas, learned something from every...

Mehdi, the Iranian who weds old Romanian and Persian music: “All roots are connected.”

Mehdi Aminian, an Iranian musician currently living in Bucharest, gave up the plan to move to London, and came to Romania instead. He reinterprets...

The Brit who runs his London business from Bucharest: Romania was my therapy

“Clive cel Roman”, - Clive the Romanian, a former trumpet player and the founder of an IT company, who runs his business from Bucharest,...

Flying high or managing a company? Simone Favat does both

What’s the connection between skydiving and company management? Simone Favat is the Italian expat who found a link between the two, as he manages...

The British mountain hiker who helps Romanians choose UK universities: “I want this to...

Simon Parker, a British teacher and trainer, followed his desire to make a change and moved to Romania 12 years ago. Now he’s helping...

Swedish diplomat discovers Bucharest’s volatile beauty by bike

Alexander Peyre knows about Romania’s capital more than people born here, but his curiosity is still restless. Alexander, half Swedish, half Uruguayan, is riding his...

A British writer’s secret island in the Carpathian mountains

Arabella McIntyre-Brown, a British writer and publisher, moved to an isolated village in Transylvania, where she organizes workshops, writes non-fiction and crime novels and...
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