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When Stephan Rambacher came to Romania, in the small town of Lugoj, at the end of the ‘90s, as general manager of wood company...

The venture capitalist who left Silicon Valley for Romania to build something better

As a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, Don Lothrop would go to bed and think "Here’s the 20 things I need to do tomorrow."...

A British couple tries to break the cycle of poverty for Romania’s forgotten people

March 2014. Jo Jowett, a British woman in her 50s, is driving to Jacodu, a small village in the center of Romania. The car...

Sally Wood-Lamont discovers the secret to an independent life for Romania’s people with disabilities

A descendant of the Highland Scottish clan Lamont lives in Cluj-Napoca, north-western Romania, and battles for the rights of disabled people. Her name is...

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...

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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

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